Jawaharlal Nehru Quote
“History is almost always written by the victors and conquerors and gives their view. Or, at any rate, the victors' version is given prominence and holds the field.”
The Discovery of India (1946)
Quoted in John Kenneth Galbraith, A Life in Our Times (1981)
Born: November 14, 1889
Died: May 27, 1964 (age 74)
Bio: Jawaharlal Nehru, often referred to as Panditji, was an Indian politician and statesman, a leader in the Indian independence movement, and the first independent Prime Minister of India. Nehru was elected by the Indian National Congress to assume office as India's first independent Prime Minister in 1947, and re-elected when the Congress party won India's first general election in 1951.