Sushil Koirala

World Leader

Birthday August 12, 1939

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Nepal

DEATH DATE Feb 9, 2016 (76)

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Affiliated with the Nepali Congress Party, this prominent politician was elected Prime Minister of Nepal in 2014. Previously, he had served as president of his political party.

Before Fame

He began his political career in the mid 1950s and, during the 1960s and 1970s, was forced to seek political asylum in India. While In India, he edited a political publication titled Tarun.


He was imprisoned for three years for his role in the 1973 hijacking of an airplane.

Family Life

The son of Kumindi Koirala and Bodh Prasad Koirala, he was born into a family that included three Nepali prime ministers: Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala, Girija Prasad Koirala, and Matrika Prasad Koirala.

Associated With

He and Pushpa Kamal Dahal were both prime ministers of Nepal.