|10th President of India|
June 23, 1998 - June 27, 2010
|Preceded by:||Rajiv Gandhi|
|Succeded by:||Subrata Gandhi|
|First Lady of India|
June 17, 1986 - June 23, 1998
|Minister of the Interior|
July 3, 1991 - January 19, 1998
December 9, 1946, Vicenza, Italy (age 64)
|Birth name:||Sonia Bella Mario|
|Alma mater:||University of Paris|
|Occupation:||Social Worker, Politician|
Sonia Gandhi was the 10th President of India from 1998 to 2010.
Sonia was born in 1946 to wealthy Italian parents in the city of Vicenza, Italy. In 1962 she left Italy to study at the university of Paris. It was here that she met Rajiv Gandhi, the two soon fell in love and were married in 1964. That same year they returned to India.
Sonia had a deeply intimate relationship with two of India's presidents, her mother in law Indira Gandhi, and her husband Rajiv.