Italian Name Of Sonia Gandhi

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Sonia Gandhi Italian name

The Italian name of Sonia Gandhi is Antonia Edvige Albina Maino. She is an Italian-born Indian politician and former president of the Indian National Congress party. Sonia Gandhi belongs to the third generation of the Nehru-Gandhi family. She was born in Lusiana, Veneto region of Italy on 9 December 1946.

Sonia Gandhi got married in 1968 and was the wife of the former Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi. She had to join politics in 1997 amidst constant requests from Congress party members after the death of her husband Rajiv Gandhi, who died in 1991. Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka were the names of her children.

Sonia is the first foreign-born to be the leader of the national party since Independence. She was the former president of the Indian National Congress Party, which is one of the oldest and most powerful parties in Indian politics. She was the chairperson of the United Progressive Alliance, which was in power at the Centre for two consecutive terms. Sonia Gandhi was a powerful president and the longest-serving president of the Congress party.

Sonia Gandhi’s personal background

Sonia Gandhi was born on 9 December 1946 in Contrada Miani at Lusiana. She was a Roman Catholic and a political and social worker before joining politics. Her place of birth is a small village about 30 km from Vicenza, Veneto in Italy, where the Mianos lived for generations.

She spent her adolescence in Orbassano town near Turin. Stefano Miano and Paola Miano were the names of her parents. Her father managed a construction business and built their house himself. She went to a Catholic school in Orbassano and after which she proceeded to the city of Cambridge in 1964 to study English in a school under the Bell Education Trust.