Nehru was the Prime Minister for which country?
True or False: Jawaharlal Nehru was the oldest child.
True! Jawaharlal Nehru was born on 14th November 1889 to a family of Kashmiri Brahmins origin. He was the eldest son in a family of four and had two sisters and one brother.
Where did Nehru get his degree?
Jawaharlal received his early education at home from English and Indian tutors until he was 16. He was then taken to England to study further. He first went to Harrow School and then Trinity College in Cambridge, where he attained an honors degree in natural science.
How did Nehru label his political beliefs?
Nehru considered himself a socialist and got many of his ideas from the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 and a trip to the USSR in 1927.
Nehru was India's _____ Prime Minister.
In 1947, Nehru received historic recognition when he was elected as India's first Prime Minister.
How many assassination attempts did Jawaharlal Nehru survive?
Nehru survived four different assassination attempts—in 1947, 1955, 1956, and 1961.
Did Nehru ever marry?
Yes! Jawaharlal Nehru married 16-year old Kamala Paul in 1916. The two had two children. However, their son only lived for a week. Kamala Nehru died of Tuberculosis in 1936.
Which of the following was written by Jawaharlal Nehru? Check all that apply.
Please select 4 correct answers
Nehru wrote all of these books! Many argue that The Discovery of India was his most prominent piece.
What holiday is celebrated on his birthday?
Because of his dedication to child rights, welfare and education, his birthday is now dubbed “Children's Day.”