Charan Singh

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Birthday
23, 1902
Birthplace
India
Death Date
May 29, 1987 (84)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
23, 1902
Birthplace
India
Death Date
May 29, 1987 (84)

About

Indian politician who served as the fifth Prime Minister of India from 1979 to 1980.

Before Fame

He attended Agra University and began practicing law when he was twenty-six.

Trivia

He served as Deputy Prime Minister of India from 1977 to 1979 and Minister of Finance for six months leading up to his election as Prime Minister.

Family Life

His ancestor was Raja Nahar Singh who led the Indian Rebellion of 1857 against the British.

Associated With

He was a supporter of Mahatma Gandhi and was jailed several times for his political protests.