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Famous Political person Biography: Friends, through this post, you can get information about important interesting facts related to the first famous women and men in India and world politics. You can get brief information about all the famous personalities, important information about their birth, education, career, and their awards and honors so that you can properly prepare the questions related to politics in the upcoming competitive exams.

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15-Oct-1931 – 27-Jul-2015 – Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was noted as a former Indian President, well-known scientist and engineer (engineer). He is also known as’ Missile Man “and ‘President of the people’. He was the 11th elected and first non-politician President of India. He served as the President of the country from 25 July 2002 to 25 July 2007. On 27 July 2015, this great man died of a heart attack.

13-Oct-1925 – 08-Apr-2013 – Margaret Thatcher was the first female Prime Minister of Britain. She served as the Prime Minister’s chair for 11 years. Margaret Thatcher was one of the influential leaders of the 20th century world. Thatcher studied chemistry at Somerville College, Oxford, and briefly worked as a research chemist before becoming a barrister.

06-Oct-1893 – 16-Feb-1956 – Meghnad Saha was a great astronomer of India. Dr. Meghnad Saha discovered the physical reasons for the close relationship between the temperature and spectrum of stars. He also had significant contribution in the field of Indian calendar. He stood as an independent candidate in the parliamentary elections held in 1952 and won the election with a large margin, making him the first Indian scientist to be elected to the Lok Sabha.

03-May-1896 – 06-Oct-1974 – V. K. Krishna Menon was an Indian diplomat, politician and Defense Minister of India from 1957 to 1962. As the Defense Minister of the Government of India, Menon was also involved in the controversies related to the defense deal and had to resign after the India-China war. According to Time magazine, he was the most influential person in India after Jawaharlal Nehru. He was the first Malayali to receive the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second best civilian award.

01-Oct-1847 – 20-Sep-1933 – Dr. Annie Besant was a noted philanthropist, writer, freedom fighter and spokesperson. She was a woman of Irish descent. Annie Besant, who was deeply attached to India, made India her second home. Annie Besant had on many occasions strongly portrayed the image of the ‘Iron Lady’ by resisting injustice.

26-Sep-1932 – Dr. Manmohan Singh is famous as the 13th Prime Minister of India. He is known for his humility, diligence and commitment to work. He is also an economist. Dr. Manmohan Singh was sworn in as Prime Minister on 22 May 2004 after the 2004 general election and became the Prime Minister of India for the second time on 22 May 2009. Manmohan Singh’s wife’s name is Mrs. Gursharan Kaur. Manmohan Singh and Amrit Kaur have 3 daughters.

05-Sep-1888 – 17-Apr-1975 – Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was the first Vice President and second President of independent India. His tenure ran from May 13, 1962 to May 13, 1967. He is also the first Indian to be awarded the ‘Bharat Ratna “, the country’s largest civilian honor. Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born on 05 September 1888 in Tirutani village, Tamil Nadu. His father’s name is’ Sarvepalli Veeraswamy” and mother’s name “Sitamma”. In 1903, at the age of just 16, she was married to her distant cousin, with whom they had 4 daughters and 1 son. He was a Hindu thinker.

04-Sep-1825 – 30-Jun-1917 – Dada Bhai Naoroji was a great freedom fighter, educationist, industrialist, and social leader. Dadabhai Naoroji was the first Indian to become Professor and British MP at the Elphinstone Institute in the year 1850. He was recognized by the great personality of ‘Grand Old Man of India “and’ Father of Indian Nationalism.

31-Aug-1956 – She was the first woman in the Republic of China (Taiwan) to become president. Sai Ing Wen became the seventh president of China and the second president of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). She is the chairperson of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). She was the presidential candidate of her party in the 2012 and 2016 presidential elections.

11-Dec-1935 – 31-Aug-2020 – Pranab Mukherjee was an Indian politician who served as the 13th President of India from 2012 to 2017. In five decades of political life, Mukherjee was a senior leader in the Indian National Congress and served on several ministerial portfolios in the Indian government. Mukherjee was the Union Finance Minister from 2009 to 2012, before his election as President. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, the highest civilian honor of India in 2019.

06-Dec-1732 – 22-Aug-1818 – Warren Hastings was the first British Governor General of Bengal of India. His tenure was from 1772 to 1785. Hastings was born on 06 December 1732 in Churchill, Oxford. His father’s name was Pennystone Hastings and mother’s name was Hester Hastings, his mother died shortly after Hastings was born.

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