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S. L. Kirloskar Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 22, 2019

Short Biography

S. L. Kirloskar was born on 28-05-1903 in India. He was an Indian Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Industrialist and Chairperson of Kirloskar Group.

Other Name: Shantanurao Laxmanrao Kirloskar
Other Professions: Entrepreneur Industrialist Chairperson

S. L. Kirloskar Complete Bio & Career

Shantanurao Laxmanrao Kirloskar was a well-established and a brilliant Indian businessman. He was driving force behind the rapid growth of the Kirloskar Group, which has its business in oil engines, electric motors, machine tools and tractors. They have touched hotels and consultancy services and have almost touched all branches thereby creating one of India’s largest Industrial Empire. 
He got a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT in Cambridge, U.S and was among the first batch of Indians who graduated from M.I.T. He was one of the first successful entrepreneurs of India famous for his strong principles, perseverance and exceptionally great business mind. He was a global thinker and had faith in the manpower of his country even pre-independence. After the end of World War II, he expanded the Kirloskar Group on a national level and later globally.

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Honours & Awards

Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 1965 Trade and Industry

In 1965, he received Padma Bhushan, which is the highest civilian award in India, for his contribution to trade and industry. In 1988, the then Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi, launched a commemorative postage stamp to honour the Kirloskar Group's 100th anniversary. In 2003, a memorial postage stamp was yet again released by the then Prime Minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, as a token of respect the birth centenary of Kirloskar.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

S. L. Kirloskar died on 24-04-1994 in Pune, Maharashtra, India at age of 90.

DEATHDAY 24 April,1994 (Sunday)
DEATH PLACE Pune, Maharashtra

S. L. Kirloskar Family, Relatives and Other Relations

S. L. Kirloskar is a son of businessman Laxmanrao Kirloskar. He had three brothers Rajaram, Prabhakar, and Ravindra, and a sister Prabhavati. He tied nuptial knots with the Yamuna, who was the daughter of Ranganath Pathak. They had a daughter named Sarojini Amin and two sons named Chandrakant Kirloskar and Srikant Kirloskar. Sanjay Kirloskar is his grandson. 

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S. L. Kirloskar Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

S. L. Kirloskar was 90 years 10 months & 27 days old age.