Shashi Tharoor Birthday, Age, Family & Biography


Shashi Tharoor

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BIRTHDAY 9 March, 1956
BIRTH PLACE London
COUNTRY United Kingdom
AGE (in 2017) 61 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Pisces
Last Updated on : March 9, 2017

Birthday Countdown, Age and Birthday Facts

61 years, 8 months, 9 days old age Shashi Tharoor will turn 62 on 09 March, 2018. Only 3 months, 18 days, 17 hours, 37 minutes has left for his next birthday.


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About   Edit

Shashi Tharoor was born on 09-03-1956 in the state of London, United Kingdom. He is an Indian Politician, Novelist, Author, Writer, Chairperson & Spokesperson.

Career

He finished his schooling at Mantfort School in a hill station in Tamil Nadu called Yercaud and after Campion School in Mumbai and the famous St. Xavier’s School in Kolkata. He obtained his BA degree from St. Stephen’s College in Delhi and MA degree from the Tuffs University. Thereafter, he also completed his PhD.
 
He began his career as a member of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in 1978 in Geneva. After serving at various posts in UN, he was nominated as the United Nations Secretary-General in 2006 by the Government of India. He resigned from his post in UN and returned back to India. 
 
Post his career at UN, he started his political career in India by contesting in the Lok Sabha elections in 2009. He contested from Thiruvananthapuram constituency from Indian National Congress ticke3d and got elected to Lok Sabha as an MP. He held the post of Minister of State of External Affairs in Manmohan Singh’s cabinet.
 
He was charged for using his power to buy an IPL franchise; he immediately resigned from his post in 2010. He was then made the Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs. 
 
He simultaneously penned down several books and is one of the most decorated writers. Some of his famous books include The Five Dollar Smile and Other Stories, Reasons of State, Bookies in Baghdad, The Great Indian Novel and Kerala: God’s own country among several others. 
 
In addition to that, he has also written columns is several prestigious domestic and international News Papers such as Deccan Chronicle, The Hindu, Times of India, Los Angeles Times, New York Times and Washington Post. 


Family Relatives and Relation

He married Tilottama Mukherji and with whom he has two sons named Ishaan and Kanishk. He divorced her and married Christa of Canada. This marriage too was short-lived and after divorcing her, he married for the third time to Sunanda Pushkar in 2010. They were married until Sunanda’s death in 214.  



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