Feroze Gandhi

Politician

1912 – 1960

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Who was Feroze Gandhi?

Feroze Gandhi was an Indian politician and journalist. He served as the publisher of the The National Herald and The Navjivan newspapers from Lucknow. He was the husband of Indira Gandhi and the son-in-law to Jawaharlal Nehru.

In 1942 he married Indira Nehru and they had two sons, Rajiv Gandhi and Sanjay Gandhi, and thus became part of the Nehru–Gandhi dynasty. He became a member of the provincial parliament, and later a member of the Lok Sabha, the Lower House of India's parliament. Despite his name, he is not related to Mahatma Gandhi.

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Born
Sep 12, 1912
Mumbai
Also known as
  • Feroze Jehangir Gandhy
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Zoroastrianism
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Education
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Ewing Christian College
Lived in
  • Allahabad
Died
Sep 8, 1960
Delhi

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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