1923 - present
Former President of the National Secular Society (1971–1996).
Campaigner for the abolition of the death penalty, nuclear disarmament, legalisation of abortion and voluntary euthanasia.
1889 - 1964
The first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics for much of the 20th century. He is considered to be the architect of the modern Indian nation-state; a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic republic.