Manmohan Singh

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Birthday
26, 1932
Birthplace
Punjab, India
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Punjab, India

About

Thirteenth Prime Minister of India and member of the Indian National Congress party and the United Front and United Progressive Alliance coalitions. He assumed office in 2004 and held the distinction of being the first Prime Minister to belong to the Sikh faith.

Before Fame

After receiving his PhD from Oxford University, he worked for the United Nations.

Trivia

While serving as Indian Minister of Finance, he played a key role in abolishing internal corruption and promoting Indian economic growth.

Family Life

His 1958 marriage to Gursharan Kaur produced three children.

Associated With

In 2009, he became the first Indian Prime Minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to be elected to a second five-year term.