K. R. Narayanan

9th Vice President and the 10th President of India
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Kocheril Raman Narayanan (About this soundlisten ; 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.

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


  1. LSE counts K. R. Narayanan among its distinguished alumni Archived 3 February 2009 at the Wayback Machine; his portrait 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."Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 February 2009. Retrieved 2005-09-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)