Manmohan Singh

13th Prime Minister of India

Manmohan Singh (Punjabi:منموہن سنگھ/ਮਨਮੋਹਨ ਸਿੰਘ;Hindi:मनमोहन सिंह; born 26 September 1932) was the 13th Prime Minister of India. A famous economist, he was first the Prime Minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to return to power after completing a full five-year term, and the first Sikh to hold the office.

Manmohan Singh
ਮਨਮੋਹਨ ਸਿੰਘ
منموہن سنگھ
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13th Prime Minister of India
In office
22 May 2004 – 26 May 2014
Preceded byAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Succeeded byNarendra Modi
Personal details
Born (1932-09-26) 26 September 1932 (age 89)
Gah, Punjab, British India
Political partyIndian National Congress

Singh was born on 26 September 1932 in Gah, Punjab, British India, into a Sikh family.[1] After the partition of India they moved to Amritsar. He studied at Panjab University, Chandigarh, at St John's College, Cambridge, and at Nuffield College, Oxford. Singh has been married to Gursharan Kaur since 1958.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Detailed Profile: Dr. Manmohan Singh". Retrieved 18 December 2011.

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