Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964) was the first prime minister of India during the period of 1947-1964. He rose
to Congress President under the mentorship of Mahatma Gandhi. One of his main agendas was a complete
independence of the British Empire.
The first picture shows Nehru together with Mahatma Gandhi, shortly before Gandhi's death.
The second picture shows Jawaharlal Nehru on an Indian stamp. Even during his life he had become an iconic figure in Indian culture.
The third picture is a photograph of Nehru during the time of serving as prime minister.
The fourth picture is Jawaharlal Nehru together with Chinese leader Chairman Mao in Beijing in 1954. Nehru is looking at Mao
with a catious look here, and he was completely right not to trust the man.