Guru Angad Dev Ji

Name Bhai Lahina. Renamed Guru Angad dev at the time of his elevation by Guru Nanak Dev as his successor.
Pontificate Second
Date of Pontificate Assumed the pontificate from 22nd September, 1539 (on the death of Guru Nanak Dev) although Guru Nanak Dev had appointed him as such even earlier. Duration of pontificate - about 13 years.
Date and Place of Birth 18th April 1504 (Nanakshahi calendar)at Matte-di-Sarai in Muktsar district now known as Sarai Nanga.
Father's Name Bhai Pheru Mal
Mother's Name Mata Daya Kaur (also called Sabhrai)
Wife's Name Bibi Khiwi
Children Two sons - Baba Dasu & Baba Datu and Two daughters - Bibi Amaro & Bibi Anokhi
Date and place of death 16th April, 1552 at Khadur Sahib. Aged 44 years.
Bani 62 slokas. All of them are included in the Guru Granth Sahib and generally are not set to any musical measure (except a few).
Special Comments (i) Propagation of the mission of Guru Nanak Dev. (ii) Standardisation of Gurmukhi script and its spread by composing hymns in this script. (iii) Strengthening the institutions of Langar and Pangat. Mata Khiwi became incharge of Langar, a special honour to women folk. (iv) Created awareness for education and health care.