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Zakir Hussain

Zakir HussainBorn: 8-Feb-1897
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Died: 3-May-1969
Location of death: New Delhi, India
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Muslim
Race or Ethnicity: Asian/Indian
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: India
Executive summary: President of India, 1967-69

First Muslim president of India. Previously he was the governor of Bahar province, 1957-62, and then vice president, 1962-67. In 1920 he helped to found the Jamia Millia Islamia (National Muslim University) in New Delhi.

Father: Fida Hussain Khan (d. 1907)

    High School: Islamia High School, Etawah, India
    University: MA, Anglo-Muhammadan Oriental College, Aligarh, India
    University: PhD Economics, University of Berlin (1923-26)
    Teacher: Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi, India

    President of India 13-May-1967 to 3-May-1969


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