|Born:-||December 9, 1946 (1946-12-09) (age 60)
|Political party:-||Indian National Congress|
|Spouse:-||Rajiv Gandhi (Deceased)|
|Children:-||Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi|
|Residence:-||10 Janpath, New Delhi, India|
Sonia Gandhi born Sonia Antonia Maino on December 9, 1946, is an Italian-born Indian politician, the President of the Indian National Congress and the widow of former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi. She is the Chairperson of the ruling United Progressive Alliance in the Lok Sabha, and the leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party. She was named the third most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine in the year 2004 and currently ranks She was also named among the Time 100 most influential people in the world in 2007 She was returned to Parliament by a margin of over 400,000 votes in the recently held by-election for Rae Bareilly after the office of profit controversy.