S. M. Krishna

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S. M. Krishna
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Minister of External Affairs
In office
23 May 2009 – 28 October 2012
Prime MinisterManmohan Singh
Preceded byPranab Mukherjee
Succeeded bySalman Khurshid
Governor of Maharashtra
In office
12 December 2004 – 5 March 2008
Chief MinisterVilasrao Deshmukh
Preceded byMohammed Fazal
Succeeded byS. C. Jamir
Chief Minister of Karnataka
In office
11 October 1999 – 28 May 2004
GovernorV. S. Ramadevi
T. N. Chaturvedi
Preceded byJ. H. Patel
Succeeded byN. Dharam Singh
ConstituencyMaddur
Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka
In office
19 November 1992 – 11 December 1994
Chief MinisterM. Veerappa Moily
Preceded bynone
Succeeded byJ. H. Patel
ConstituencyMaddur
Personal details
Born (1932-05-01) 1 May 1932 (age 87)
Somanahalli
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
(2017–present)
Other political
affiliations
Spouse(s)Prema
Alma materMysore University
Southern Methodist University
George Washington University Law School

Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna (born 1 May 1932) is an Indian politician. He was Minister of External Affairs of India from 2009 to October 2012.[1] He was a member of the Indian Parliament in the Rajya Sabha. Krishna was the 16th Chief Minister of Karnataka from 1999 to 2004 and the 19th Governor of Maharashtra from 2004 to 2008.

References[change | change source]

  1. "S M Krishna resigns ahead of Cabinet reshuffle; Soni, Wasnik too 'offer' to quit". The Times of India. New Delhi. PTI. 26 October 2012. Retrieved 17 January 2013.