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Somnath Chatterjee
13th Speaker of the Lok Sabha
In office
4 June 2004 – 16 May 2009
Deputy Charanjit Singh Atwal
Preceded by Manohar Joshi
Succeeded by Meira Kumar
Member of Parliament
for Bolpur, West Bengal
In office
1985–2009
Preceded by Saradish Roy
Succeeded by Dr Ram Chandra Dome
Member of Parliament
for Jadavpur, West Bengal
In office
1977–1984
Preceded by Mohammad Elias
Succeeded by Mamata Banerjee
Member of Parliament
for Bardhaman, West Bengal
In office
1971–1977
Preceded by N.C.Chatterjee
Personal details
Born (1929-07-25)25 July 1929
Tezpur, Assam, British India
Died 13 August 2018(2018-08-13) (aged 89)
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Political party CPI-M (1968-2008) (Expelled)
Spouse(s) Renu Chatterjee
Children 1 son and 2 daughters
Residence Kolkata
Alma mater University of Calcutta
University of Cambridge
Profession Lawyer
Signature
As of 17 September, 2006
Source: [1]

Somnath Chatterjee (25 July 1929 – 13 August 2018) was an Indian politician. He was a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) for most of his life. He was the Speaker of the Lok Sabha (House of the People) from 2004 to 2009.

Chatterjee died on 13 August 2018 from a heart attack in a private hospital in Kolkata, aged 89.

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