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Manmohan Singh
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17th Prime Minister of India
In office
22 May 2004 – 26 May 2014
Preceded by Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Succeeded by Narendra Modi
Personal details
Born 26 September 1932 (1932-09-26) (age 86)
Gah, West Punjab, British India
Political party Indian National Congress

Manmohan Singh (born 26 September 1932) was the 13th Prime Minister of India. A famous economist, he is the only Prime Minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to return to power after completing a full five-year term, and the first Sikh to hold the office.

Singh was born on 26 September 1932 in Gah, Punjab, British India, into a Sikh family. He studied at Panjab University, Chandigarh, at St John's College, Cambridge, and at Nuffield College, Oxford. Singh has been married to Gursharan Kaur since 1958.

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