Indira Gandhi, politician
Nov. 19, 1917-Oct. 31, 1984
Lives of Extraordinary Women: Rulers, Rebels (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt (Harcourt, 2000)
Indira Gandhi served as the Prime Minister of India during portions of the 1960s, 70s and 80s. This remarkable woman is highlighted in this book dedicated to women who have changed the world.
Remembering Indira Gandhi highlights Gandhi's contributions.
James Garfield, U.S. President
Nov. 19, 1831-Sept. 19, 1881
Lives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt (Harcourt, 1998)
One pithy paragraph about the 20th president who had a dog named Veto is included in this book about U.S. presidents.
Visit the White House to learn more about Garfield.