Atal Bihari Vajpayee facts for kids
|Atal Bihari Vajpayee / अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी|
|10th Prime Minister of India|
19 March 1998 – 19 May 2004
|President||K. R. Narayanan
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
|Preceded by||I. K. Gujral(JD)|
|Succeeded by||Manmohan Singh(INC)|
16 May 1996 – 1 June 1996
|President||Shankar Dayal Sharma|
|Preceded by||P. V. Narasimha Rao(INC)|
|Succeeded by||H. D. Deve Gowda(JDS)|
|Minister of External Affairs|
26 March 1977 – 28 July 1979
|Prime Minister||Morarji Desai|
|Preceded by||Yashwantrao Chavan|
|Succeeded by||Shyam Nandan Prasad Mishra|
|Born||25 December 1924
Gwalior, United Provinces, British India
(now in Madhya Pradesh, India)
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Bharatiya Jana Sangh (Before 1980)|
|Alma mater||Victoria College (Now Laxmibai College), Gwalior
DAV College, Kanpur
Atal Bihari Vajpayee (born 25 December 1924) is an Indian politician. He served as the 10th Prime Minister of India for six years from 1998 through 2004. He was also serving as Prime Minister from May 1996 through June 1996.
Vajpayee was born on 25 December 1924 in Gwalior, United Provinces, British India (now Madhya Pradesh, India). He studied at Victoria College (now Laxmibai College and at DAV College, Kanpur. Vajpayee was never married and had no children.
Images for kids
Foreign Minister Vajpayee (far right) and Prime Minister Morarji Desai (third from right, front row) with US President Jimmy Carter during his 1978 visit to India.
A.B.Vajpayee meeting President Bush in the White House in 2001.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee with Russia's president Vladimir Putin.
Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with Narendra Modi in 2002.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj (far right) hand over the Liberation War award to Vajpayee's family members.
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