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Rajiv Ratna Gandhi (20 August 1944 – 21 Mey 1991) wis the Prime Meenister o Indie, serving frae 1984 tae 1989. He teuk office efter the 1984 assassination o his mither, Prime Meenister Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi, tae acome the youngest Indie Prime Meenister at the age o 40. While campaignin for a re-election, he wis assassinatit bi a suicide bomber frae the Leeberation Teegers o Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

Rajiv Gandhi
Rajiv Gandhi at 7 Race course road 1988 (cropped).jpg
Rajiv Gandhi in 1988.
6t Prime Meenister o Indie
In office
31 October 1984 – 2 December 1989
Preses Zail Singh
R. Venkataraman
Precedit bi Indira Gandhi
Succeedit bi V. P. Singh
Leader o the Opposeetion
In office
18 December 1989 – 23 December 1990
Prime Meenister V. P. Singh
Precedit bi Vacant
Succeedit bi L. K. Advani
Preses o the Indie Naitional Congress
In office
1985–1991
Precedit bi Indira Gandhi
Succeedit bi P. V. Narasimha Rao
Member o Pairlament
for Amethi
In office
17 August 1981 – 21 Mey 1991
Precedit bi Sanjay Gandhi
Succeedit bi Satish Sharma
Personal details
Born Rajiv Gandhi
20 August 1944
Bombay, Bombay Presidency, Breetish Indie
(nou Mumbai, Maharashtra, Indie)
Dee'd 21 Mey 1991(1991-05-21) (aged 46)
Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu, Indie
Naitionality Indie
Poleetical pairty Indie Naitional Congress
Spoose(s) Sonia Gandhi
Relations See Nehru–Gandhi faimily
Bairns Rahul Gandhi
Priyanka Vadra
Parents Feroze Gandhi
Indira Gandhi
Alma mater Trinity College, Cambridge
Imperial College London
Awairds Bharat Ratna (1991)