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Krishan Kant
10th Vice President of India
In office
21 August 1997 – 27 July 2002
President Kocheril Raman Narayanan
Prime Minister I. K. Gujral
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Preceded by Kocheril Raman Narayanan
Succeeded by Bhairon Singh Shekhawat
Governor of Tamil Nadu
In office
22 December 1996 – 25 January 1997
Chief Minister Muthuvel Karunanidhi
Preceded by Marri Chenna Reddy
Succeeded by Fatima Beevi
Governor of Andhra Pradesh
In office
7 February 1990 – 21 August 1997
Chief Minister Marri Chenna Reddy
Nedurumalli Janardhana Reddy
Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy
Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao
Nara Chandrababu Naidu
Preceded by Kumudben Manishankar Joshi
Succeeded by G. Ramanujam
Personal details
Born (1927-02-28)28 February 1927
Punjab Province, British India
Died 27 July 2002(2002-07-27) (aged 75)
New Delhi, India
Nationality Indian
Political party Janata Dal (1988–2002)
Other political
affiliations
Indian National Congress (Before 1977)
Janata Party (1977–1988)
Spouse(s) Suman
Parents Achint Ram
Satyavati Devi
Alma mater Banaras Engineering College, Banaras Hindu University (now Indian Institute of Technology, BHU)
Profession Scientist
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Krishan Kant (28 February 1927 – 27 July 2002) was the tenth Vice President of India from 1997 until his death. Previously, he was Governor of Andhra Pradesh from 1990 to 1997.

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