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Category:Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan 
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Indian philosopher and statesman who was the first Vice President and the second President of India
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Date of birth 5 September 1888
Thiruttani
Date of death 17 April 1975
Chennai
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • University of Madras
  • University of Calcutta
  • Madras Christian College (master's degree, 1905, 1906, philosophy)
Occupation
Employer
  • University of Calcutta
Member of
Member of political party
Position held
  • President of India (Rajendra Prasad, 13 May 1962, Zakir Hussain, 13 May 1967)
  • member of the Lok Sabha
  • Vice President of India (13 May 1952, Zakir Hussain, 12 May 1962)
  • ambassador
Child
  • Sarvepalli Gopal
Award received
  • Order of Merit for Arts and Science
  • Peace Prize of the German Book Trade (Ernst Benz, 1961)
  • Templeton Prize
  • Bharat Ratna (1954)
  • Goethe Plaque of the City of Frankfurt (1959)
  • Honorary doctor of the University of Zagreb
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