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Indira Gandhi

Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (Indirā Priyadarśinī Gāndhī listen, née Nehru; 19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was an politician who served as the third Prime Minister of India for three consecutive terms (1966–77) and a fourth term (1980–84). Gandhi was the second female head of government in the world after Sirimavo Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka, and she remains as the world's second longest serving female Prime Minister as of 2012. She was the first woman to become prime minister in India.

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    You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
    Indira Gandhi (1917–1984)

    Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.
    —Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869–1948)