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 is the only 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] 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.


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

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