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Krishan Kant Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 28, 2017

Short Biography

Krishan Kant was born on 28-02-1927 in Amritsar in the state of Punjab, India. He was an Indian Vice President, Scientist, Politician & Governor.

Krishan Kant Complete Bio & Career

After his completion of MSc in technology from the Banaras Hindu University, Krishan joined the CSIR. Soon after, quitting his job, he got completely involved in politics and subsequently became a parliamentarian representing INC (Indian National Congress). He was a member of the “Young Turk”, a contingent of the party, started by the then Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi. But he openly opposed the emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi and for his act; he was expelled from the party. A couple of years later, he got associated with the Janata Party in 1977.  
He, along with Raj Narain and Madhu Limaye were responsible for the downfall of Morarji Desai government in 1979. In V.P. Singh government in 1990, he was appointed as the governor of Andhra Pradesh and he held that post for 7 long years ad in the process became India’s one of the longest serving governors. He held on to his governor’s post until he was made the Vice-President of India.
He was selected for the post of vice-president as the joint candidate by both the parties United Front and Indian National Congress. Thus, he remained vice-president of India from 1997 till his death.  

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Krishan Kant died on 27-07-2002 in New Delhi, Delhi, India. He died due to a massive heart attack. He died in his office.

DEATHDAY 27 July,2002 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE New Delhi, Delhi

Krishan Kant Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Satyavati Devi and Achint Ram. He is married to Shrimati Suman.

Life's Important Dates Of Krishan Kant

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Amritsar , Punjab, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Amritsar , Punjab, India
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Travelling, Reading
Marital Status Married


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Food Homemade Healthy Food

Krishan Kant Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Krishan Kant was 75 years 4 months & 27 days old age.