Gopal Swarup Pathak

Indian politician and judge (1896-1982)

Gopal Swarup Pathak (24 February 1896 – 4 October 1982) was the fourth Vice President of India from August 1969 to August 1974. He was the first Indian Vice President not to succeed to President, which was something all three of his predecessors did.

Gopal Swarup Pathak
4th Vice President of India
In office
31 August 1969 – 30 August 1974
PresidentVarahagiri Venkata Giri
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
Prime MinisterIndira Gandhi
Preceded byVarahagiri Venkata Giri
Succeeded byBasappa Danappa Jatti
Governor of Karnataka
In office
13 May 1967 – 31 August 1969
Chief MinisterSiddavanahalli Nijalingappa
Veerendra Patil
Preceded byVarahagiri Venkata Giri
Succeeded byDharma Vira
Personal details
Born(1896-02-26)26 February 1896
Bareilly, United Provinces, British India
(now in Uttar Pradesh, India)
Died4 October 1982(1982-10-04) (aged 86)
Political partyIndependent
Alma materAllahabad University

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