Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964) was an Indian statesman who succeeded Mohandas K. Gandhi as leader of the Indian National Congress after Gandhi's assassination. Following the work that Gandhi had already put in motion, he negotiated the end of British colonial rule in India and became India's first prime-minister. Nehru was educated in England at Trinity College and was a classmate of St. John Philby. 
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