Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru, also known as Pandit or Pandit Nehru was a Indian politician, which was the first (and even today's longest term) prime minister from 1947 to 1964. Leader of the socialist wing at the Indian national congress during and after India's independence from the British empire, became India's prime minister in independence from August 15, 1947 until his death. A leading figure in the Indian independence movement, Nehru was elected by the Congress Party to take on the inaugural post of India's independent prime minister, and re-elected when the Congress Party won the first general election of India in 1952. As one of the founders of the Movement Non-Aligned, was also an important figure in postwar international politics.