K. R. Narayanan

President of India from 1997 to 2002

Kocheril Raman Narayanan (audio speaker iconlisten ; 4 February 1921 – 9 November 2005) was an Indian politician. He was born in Perumthanam, Travancore, British India. He was the tenth President of India from 1997 to 2002. Before this, he was the Vice President of India from 1992 to 1997.[1] Narayanan was a member of the Indian National Congress.

K. R. Narayanan
10th President of India
In office
25 July 1997 – 25 July 2002
Prime MinisterI. K. Gujral
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Vice PresidentKrishan Kant
Preceded byShankar Dayal Sharma
Succeeded byA. P. J. Abdul Kalam
9th Vice President of India
In office
27 October 1992 – 24 July 1997
PresidentShankar Dayal Sharma
Prime MinisterP. V. Narasimha Rao
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
H. D. Deve Gowda
I. K. Gujral
Preceded byShankar Dayal Sharma
Succeeded byKrishan Kant
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
Preceded byA. K. Balan
Indian Ambassador to the United States
In office
Preceded byNanabhoy Palkhivala
Indian Ambassador to China
In office
7 July 1976 – 11 November 1978
Succeeded byRam Sathe
Personal details
Kocheril Raman Narayanan

(1921-02-04)4 February 1921
Perumthanam, Travancore, British India
(now Uzhavoor, Kerala, India)
Died9 November 2005(2005-11-09) (aged 84)
New Delhi, India
Political partyIndian National Congress
Usha Narayanan (m. 1951)
Alma materUniversity of Kerala (BA, MA)
London School of Economics (BSc)

Narayanan died of pneumonia caused by renal failure on 9 November 2005 in New Delhi at the age of 84.

References change

  1. LSE counts K. R. Narayanan among its distinguished alumni Archived 3 February 2009 at the Wayback Machine; his portrait Archived 2009-02-03 at the Wayback Machine has been unveiled and placed in a position of honour; B. R. Ambedkar is the only other Indian to have been similarly honoured. . Retrieved 24 February 2006."LSE-India past and present". Archived from the original on 3 February 2009. Retrieved 2005-09-08.