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Bhairon Singh Shekhawat
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11th Vice President of India
In office
19 August 2002 – 21 July 2007
President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Preceded by Krishan Kant
Succeeded by Mohammad Hamid Ansari
8th Chief Minister of Rajasthan
In office
4 December 1993 – 29 November 1998
Governor Bali Ram Bhagat
Darbara Singh
Navrang Lal Tibrewal (Acting)
Preceded by President's rule
Succeeded by Ashok Gehlot
In office
4 March 1990 – 15 December 1992
Governor Sukhdev Prasad
Milap Chand Jain (Acting)
Debi Prasad Chattopadhyaya
Swarup Singh (Acting)
Marri Chenna Reddy
Preceded by Hari Dev Joshi
Succeeded by President's rule
In office
22 June 1977 – 16 February 1980
Governor Raghukul Tilak
Preceded by Hari Dev Joshi
Succeeded by Jagannath Pahadia
Personal details
Born (1923-10-23)23 October 1923
Khachariyaws, Sikar district, Rajputana Agency, British India
(now in Rajasthan, India)
Died 15 May 2010(2010-05-15) (aged 86)
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Cause of death Cardiopulmonary arrest caused by lung infection
Nationality Indian
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party (1980–2010 his death)
Other political
Bharatiya Jana Sangh (Before 1977)
Janata Party (1977–1980)
Spouse(s) Suraj Kanwar

Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (23 October 1925 – 15 May 2010) was the 11th Vice President of India from 2002 to 2007. He was also a M.L.A. from Shrimadhopur. Shekhawat was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

He ran for President of India in 2007, but lost the election to Pratibha Patil.

He was the Chief Minister of Rajasthan three times, from 1977 to 1980, 1990 to 1992 and 1993 to 1998.

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