Feroze Gandhi was an Indian politician and journalist who served as a member of the provincial parliament and of the Lok Sabha. Besides that, his wife Indira Gandhi was the only Indian woman to serve as the Prime Minister of India and his son Rajiv Gandhi was the youngest Prime Minister of India.

Age

Feroze was born on September 12, 1912.

Died

He died on September 8, 1960, at the Willingdon Hospital in New Delhi, India due to cardiac arrest.

Sun Sign

Virgo

Girlfriend / Spouse

Feroze Gandhi’s name was linked with –

  1. (1942-1960) – They had 2 children named, (b. August 20, 1944) and (b. December 14, 1946). According to Swedish author Bertil Falk who wrote the book “Feroze, The Forgotten Gandhi,” he and Indira did not get along very well and he was never present around her.

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Round face shape
  • Big ears
  • Partially bald on the top of his head

Feroze Gandhi Facts

  1. He was brought up in a Parsi family at the Nauroji Natakwala Bhawan in Khetwadi Mohall, Bombay.
  2. His family was originally from Kotpariwad in South Gujarat.
  3. Feroze was the youngest of 5 siblings born to Jehangir Faredoon and Ratimai.
  4. His father who once worked as a marine engineer on the Killick Nixon was promoted to warrant engineer.
  5. Feroze was a member of the Indian Independence Movement.
  6. After the death of his father in the early 1920s, Feroze and his mother Ratimai shifted to his aunt’s place in Allahabad.
  7. He was not a relative of the “Father of the Nation”, . Hence, his surname was “Gandhy” but his inspiration with Mahatma Gandhi’s work had him change the last alphabet in his surname from a “Y” to an “I.”
  8. His ashes were buried at the Parsi cemetery in Allahabad.
  9. In a biographical book titled Indira: the life of Indira Nehru Gandhi which was published by author Katherine Frank in 2002, she stated that Feroze may have been the son of his maternal aunt Shirin Commissariat.
  10. It is said that Feroze’s involvement in the Mundhra case and the Dalmia case helped India developed a centralized insurance system.
  11. Feroze’s son Sanjay died in a plane crash in 1980. Then, his wife Indira was assassinated in 1984. Later, in 1991 his son Rajiv was assassinated too.

Featured Image By Nehru Memorial Museum & Library / Public Domain

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Facts of Feroze Jehangir Ghandy

  • Gender Male
  • full nameFeroze Jehangir Ghandy
  • middle nameJehangir
  • nicknamesFeroze
  • birthplaceTehmulji Narima Hospital, Fort, Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India
  • Date of Birth September 12, 1912
  • Age 109 years 2 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 7
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • nationalityIndian
  • professionPolitician, Journalist
  • weight81 kg or 178.5 lbs
  • height5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildSlim
  • motherVidya Mandir High School
  • fatherEwing Christian College
  • brothersDorab Gandhy, Faridun Jehangir Gandhy
  • sistersTehmina Kershashp Gandhy, Aloo Dastur Gandhy

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