Indira Gandhi’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 19, 1917

Death Date

Oct 31, 1984

Age of Death

66 years

Cause of Death

Assassination

Place of Death

Oct 31, 1984

Profession

Politician

The politician Indira Gandhi died at the age of 66. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Jawaharlal Nehru’s daughter who served as India’s Prime Minister from 1966 to 1977 and then again from 1980 until her assassination in 1984. She was known for her political ruthlessness and went to war with Pakistan in support of the independence movement in East Pakistan.

Her father was the first prime minister of independent India, Jawaharlal Nehru. She was married to Feroze Gandhi from 1942 until 1960. She had two kids named Rajiv Gandhi and Sanjay Ghandi.

Quotes

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“Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood… will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic.” (Indira Gandhi)

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“I have lived a long life, and I am proud that I spend the whole of my life in the service of my people. I am only proud of this and nothing else. I shall continue to serve until my last breath, and when I die, I can say, that every drop of my blood will invigorate India and strengthen it.” (Indira Gandhi)

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“Winning or losing of the election is less important than strengthening the country.” (Indira Gandhi)

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“A nation’ s strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others.” (Indira Gandhi)

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“Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.” (Indira Gandhi)