Karpal Singh

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Birthday
28, 1940
Birthplace
George Town, Malaysia
Death Date
Apr 17, 2014 (73)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
28, 1940
Birthplace
George Town, Malaysia
Death Date
Apr 17, 2014 (73)

About

Malaysian politician, lawyer, and Parliament member who was elected in 2004 to represent the state of Penang. He is a controversial political figure and was, at various points in his career, charged with sedition and temporarily suspended from Parliament.

Before Fame

He studied law at the University of Singapore.

Trivia

Despite a 2005 car accident which left him in a wheelchair and with neuromotor problems he has continued on with his political career.

Family Life

He married Gurmit Kaur in 1970, and the couple had two children.

Associated With

He and Nurul Izzah Anwar both served on the Malaysian Parliament.