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Gandhi, Sonia (nee Maino)

Born: 1946 AD
Currently alive, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Politicial Adviser


1946 - Born in Lusiana(Vicenza); birth of an Indian politician

1968 - married Rajiy Gandhi and resided in India

1970 - bore a child named Rahul

1971 - 2nd child named Priyanka

1991 - got pressured by the Congress Party to follow the footsteps of her husband who was assassinated in the same year

1996-1997 - between these years, she was a primary member of the Congress

1998 - entered politics by declaring herself as the candidate for Prime Minister but her being Italian-born hindered her from getting the seat

2004 - Leader of the Opposition in the 13th Lok Sabha

    - got the unanimous votes to be the head of the 19-party coalition government on May 16

    - May 18, she declined to become the Prime Minister in a meeting

2005 - on May 28, she became the President of the Indian National Congress

2006 - presently the chairperson of the ruling United Progressive Alliance in the Lok Sabha


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