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List of Vice Presidents of India Since 1952 Till Date
Posted on 26th June 2012
The Following is a List of Vice Presidents of India Since 1952 Till Date:
The 1st /First Vice Presidentof India:
DR.SARVAPALLI RADHAKRISHNAN ( 1888-1975)- from 13th May 1952 to 12th May 1962, for 2 consecutive Terms, when Dr.Rajendra Prasad was the President of India.
Dr.S.Radhakrishnan was born in Thiruthani in Madras Province on 5th Septmeber1888 and died in Madras on 17th April 1975 at the age of 86 years.
Dr.S.Radhakrishnan was the Second President of India from 1962 to 1967.
Dr.S.Radhakrishnan was conferred on with India’s highest civilian award the ‘Bharat Ratna in the year 1954.
Dr.S.Radhakrishnan’s birthday the 5th September has been celebrated as ‘Teachers’ Day’ as wished by him.
The 2nd /Second Vice President of India:
DR.ZAKIR HUSSAIN (1897-1969)-from 13th May 1962 to 12th May 1967,when Dr.S.Radhakrishnan was the President of India.
Dr.Zakir Hussian was born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh on 8th February 1897 and died in New Delhi on 3rd May 1969 at the age of 72 years.
Dr.Zakir Hussain was the third President of India from 13th May 1967 to 3rd May 1969 until his death during his tenure as the President of India.
The 3rd /Third Vice President of India:
DR.VARAHAGIRI VENKATA GIRI/DR.V.V.GIRI( 1894-1980) – from 13th May 1967 To 3rd May 1969,when Dr. Zakir Hussain was the President of India.
Dr.V.V.Giri was the fourth President of India from 24th August 1969 to 24th August 1974.
Dr.V.V.Giri was born in Behampur, now in Odisha State on 10th August 1894 and died in Madras, Tamilnadu on 23rd June 1980 at the age of 85 years.
The 4th /Fourth Vice President of India:
MR.GOPAL SWARUP PATHAK /MR.G.S.PATHAK (1896-1982)- from 1st September 1969 To 1st September 1974,when Shri. Varahagiri Venkata Giri was the President of India.
Mr.G.S.Pathak had been a Judge of the Allahabad High Court and a former Union Law Minister.
Mr.G.S.Pathak was born in Bareilly, now in Uttar Pradesh on 26th February 1896 and died on 4th October 1982 at the age of 86 years.
The 5th /Fifth Vice President of India:
MR.BASAPPA DANAPPA JATTI/MR.B.S.JATTI (1913-2002)-from 1st September 1974 To 25th July 1977, when Dr. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed was the President of India.
Mr.B.D.Jatti was the ‘Acting President of India’ from 11th February 1977 to 25th July 1977, after the death of Dr.Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed.
Mr.B.D.Jatti was born in Savalagi in Bombay Province, now in Karnataka, on 10th September 1913 and died on 7th June 2002 at the age of 88 years
The 6th /Sixth Vice President of India:
JUSTICE MUHAMMAD HIDAYTULLAH (1905-1992) -from 25th August 1977 to 25th July 1982, when Mr. Neelam Sanjiva Reddy was the President of India.
Justice Mohd.Hidayatullah was the Chief Justice of India from 25th February 1968 to 16th December 1970.
Justic Mohd.Hidayutullah had been the ‘Acting President of India’ twice:
1. from 20th July 1969 to 24th August 1969 after the Acting President (after the death of Dr.Zakir Hussain) & the Vice President of India Dr.V.V.Giri resigned and
2. from 6th October 1982 to 31st October 1982, when the then President of India, Gyani Zail Singh went to the United States of America /USA for medical treatment
The 7th /Seventh Vice President of India:
DR.RAMASWAMY VENKATARAMAN/DR.R.VENKATARAMAN (1910-2009) -from 25th August 1982 to 25th July 1987, when Giani Zail Singh was the President of India.
Dr.R.Venkataraman was the 8th President of India from 25th July 1987 to 25th July 1992.
The 8th /Eighth Vice President of India:
DR.SHANKER DAYAL SHARAMA (1918-1999)-from 3rd September 1987 to 24th July 1992,when Mr. Ramaswamy Venkataraman was the President of India.
Dr.Shanker Dayal Sharma waas the 9th President of India from 25th Juyly 1992 to 25th July 1997.
The 9th/Ninth Vice President of India:
MR.KOCHERIL RAMAN NARAYANAN/MR..K.R.NARAYANAN (1920-2005)-fom 21st August 1992 to 24th July 1997, when Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma was the President of India.
Mr.K.R.Narayanan was the 10th President of India from 25th July 1997 to 25th July 2002.
Mr.K.R.Narayanan was born at Perumthanam in Travancore, Kerla on 27th October 1920 and died in New Dehli on 9th November 2005 at the age of 85 years.
The 10th /Tenth Vice President of India:
MR.KRISHAN KANT (1927-2002)- from 21st August 1997 to 27th July 2002, when Mr. K.R.Narayanan was the President of India.
Mr.Krishan Kant was born on 28th February 1927 and died on 27th July 2002 at the age of 75 years.
Mr.Krishan Kant had been the Governors of Tamilnadu and Andhra Pradesh.
The 11th /Eleventh Vice President of India:
MR.BHAIRON SINGH SHEKHAWAT (1923-2010)- from 19th August 2002 to 21st July 2007, when Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was the President of India.
Mr.Bhairon Singh Shekhawat was born in Sikhar, now in Rajasthan on 23rd October 1923 and died in Jaipur in Rajasthan on 15th May 2010 at the age of 86 years.
Mr.Bhairon Singh Shekhawat had been the Chief Minister of the State of Rajasthan.
The 12th/Twelfth and the Present Vice President of India:
DR.MOHAMMAD HAMID ANSARI (Born on 1st April 1937-Aged 76 years)- from 11th August 2007 to 25th July 2012 , when Ms. Pratibha Patil was the President of India and for a consecutive second term as the Vice President of India, from 7th August 2012 till date when Mr.Pranab Mukherjee is the President of India.
From the above list you may observe that the following 6 Persons, who were the ‘Vice President of India’ subsequently became the President of India:
Dr.Shankar Dayal Sharma
And the following 6 Persons did not become the President of India: