Pratibha Patil

President of India from 2007 to 2012

Pratibha Patil (born 19 December 1934) is an Indian politician. She was the first woman to become the President of India serving from 2007 through 2012.[1] Before becoming President, she was the Governor of Rajasthan and served as that from 2004 to 2007. One of her many achievements is Order of Aztec Eagle which she received in 2019. It is Mexico's highest civilian award.

Pratibha Devisingh Patil
12th President of India
In office
25 July 2007 – 25 July 2012
Prime MinisterManmohan Singh
Vice PresidentMohammad Hamid Ansari
Preceded byA. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Succeeded byPranab Mukherjee
Governor of Rajasthan
In office
8 November 2004 – 23 June 2007
Preceded byMadan Lal Khurana
Succeeded byAkhlaqur Rahman Kidwai
Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
In office
18 November 1986-5 November 1988
Preceded byM. M. Jacob
Succeeded byNajma Heptullah
Personal details
Pratibha Patil

(1934-12-19) 19 December 1934 (age 89)
Nadgaon, Bombay Presidency, British India
(now in Maharashtra, India)
Political partyIndian National Congress
Other political
United Progressive Alliance
Spouse(s)Devisingh Ransingh Shekhawat (1965–present)
Alma materUniversity of Pune
University of Mumbai

References change

  1. Reals, Tucker (21 July 2007). "India's First Woman President Elected". CBS News. [1]