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S. M. Krishna Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 23, 2019

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Short Biography

S. M. Krishna was born on 01-05-1932 in Somanahalli, Mandya in the state of Karnataka, India. He is an Indian Politician who served as a Chief Minister of Karnataka (1999-2004), Governor of Maharashtra (2004-2008) & Minister of External Affairs (2009-2012).

Other Name: Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna
Other Professions: Chief Minister Governor

S. M. Krishna Complete Bio & Career

He is one of the vastly educated Chief Ministers  Karnataka has ever had. A graduate of Maharaja’s College, Mysore, he later obtained a law degree from the Government Law College, Bangalore. He studied at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, U.S.A. and later at George Washington University Law School to be a Scholar in his field. Back in India, he worked as a Professor of International Law in Renukacharya Law College, Bangalore. 
This Tennis Lover has held several positions in his political career. From 1962 to 1967, he was the Member of 3rd Karnataka Legislative Assembly, Member of Indian Parliamentary Delegation to Commonwealth and the member of Parliamentary Conference in New Zealand. From 1971 to 1982, he was the member of the 5th and 7th Lok Sabha, the member of Karnataka Legislative Council and the Minister for Commerce & Industries & Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Karnataka. In 1999 he became the Chief Minister of Karnataka till 2004. He also handled the Post of Governor of Maharashtra from 2004 to 2008 preceded by Mohammad Fazil and Succeeded by S.C. Jamir. On 22 May 2009, S.M. Krishna took the oath of office as a Union Cabinet Minister of External Affairs in the Council of Ministers under the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. 
As per the source, he has resigned and sent a letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi informing her about his decision. 

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S. M. Krishna Family, Relatives and Other Relations

S. M. Krishna was born to S. C. MallaiahShrimati Thayamma. He has a sister named S. M. Sunitha & a brother named S. M. Shankar. He married Prema Krishna on 29-04-1964. Together the couple has two daughters named Malavika Krishna & Shambhavi Krishna.

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Skin Colour Faie
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Somanahalli, Mandya District, Karnataka
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Bangalore, Karnataka, India
School N/A
College Maharaja's College, Mysore
University Law College, Bangalore
Southern Methodist University, Dallas
The George Washington University Law School, Washington D.C.
Qualification Post Graduate
Hobbies Reading Books
Marital Status Married
Debut In Politics - 1962
Salary N/A
Net Worth INR 3 Crores
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Actress Deepika Padukone
Favorite Place Coorg

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About S. M. Krishna

  • SM Krishna had served as the Speaker of the Karnataka Vidhan Sabha from December 1989 to January 1993.
  • He started his political career with Praja Socialist Party in the year 1962.
  • After resigning from Congress in 2017, he joined BJP in the very same year.
  • His son-in-law businessman Late V. G. Siddhartha committed suicide in August 2019.

S. M. Krishna Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

90 years, 9months, 4 days old age S. M. Krishna will turn 91 on 01 May, 2023. Only 2 months, 25 days, 23 hours,2 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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S. M. Krishna has celebrated the total number of 91 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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