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Rajiv Gandhi (1944-91)
Rajiv Gandhi served as the Prime Minister of India from 1984 to 1989. He was killed by a suicide bomber while campaigning to return to power.
Rajiv Gandhi
Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa (1910 - 1997)
Nobel Laureate and Roman Catholic nun, Mother Teresa is known for her compassionate work on the streets of Calcutta

The Attack of Mutineers, July 30, 1857
"One of their leaders waving his sword, shouted 'Come on my braves!"
Illustration from London Printing Company Limited
The Sepoy Mutiny
S. Radhakrishnan
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888-1975)
Radhakrishnan was a freedom fighter and a great philospher. He serverd as the President of India from 1962-1967

Peace-friendly Nehru
Nehru releasing a pigeon (a symbol of peace) to mark his birthday on November 18, 1954
Nehru Releasing a Dove
Democracy in India
A Congress Election campaign
Photograph shows rural folk admiring their leader India Gandhi on a election signboard

Satragrahis Make Salt
Photograph shows volunteers boiling sea-water to make salt and violate a ban on salt-making.
Make Salt and Free India
Indian Policemen and Satyagrahis
Indian Policemen Hassling Indian Freedom Fighters
Gandhi's Civil Disobedience Movement involved citizens courting arrest by deliberately breaking the law

Vijayalakshmi Pandit
Sister of Jawaharlal Nehru, and and a leader of the Congress Party of India, Mrs. Vijayalakshmi Pandit was the first woman to have been appointed minister in the political history of India.
Nehrus and Gandhis
Naga Tribal
Portrait of Naga Head-Hunter
Yan Yuwak, 29-year-old head-hunter from the Tuensang Division of Eastern Nagaland, wears the colorful ornaments and facial makeup of the head-hunting tribe

Prince Palden Thondup Namgyal Posing with his Bride
Hope Cooke, 22, New York socialite, and Prince Palden Thondup Namgyal, 39, are shown during the Buddhist ceremony in which she became his bride and Crown Princess of the exotic Himalayan principality of Sikkim at Gangtok, March 20th, 1963
Prince of Sikkim and American Bride
Non-violent Protest in Action
Massive Rally of Protestors
A two mile long rally of Indians in Bombay protesting the arrest of Gandhi, 1930

Decorated Elephants of Gwalior, 1903
State elephants belonging to the Maharaja of Gwalior
Decorated Elephants
Nehru at a Rally
Nehru at a Congress Rally
Jawaharlal Nehru addressing Indian crowd in Gurgoan, 1957


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