M. Karunanidhi, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


M. Karunanidhi

Indian politician who has served as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, India on five separate occasions

Date of Birth: 03-Jun-1924

Place of Birth: Thirukkuvalai, Tamil Nadu, India

Date of Death: 07-Aug-2018

Profession: screenwriter, writer, poet, politician, author, journalist, film producer

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About M. Karunanidhi

  • Muthuvel Karunanidhi (3 June 1924 – 7 August 2018) was an Indian writer and politician who served as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for almost two decades over five terms between 1969 and 2011.
  • He had the longest tenure as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu with 6,863 days in office.
  • He was also a long-standing leader of the Dravidian movement and ten-time president of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam political party.
  • Before entering politics, he worked in the Tamil film industry as a screenwriter.
  • He also made contributions to Tamil literature, having written stories, plays, novels, and a multiple-volume memoir.
  • He was popularly referred to as "Kalaignar" (Artist) and "Mutthamizharignar" (Tamil Scholar) for his contributions to Tamil literature and the people of Tamil Nadu.Karunanidhi died on 7 August 2018 at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai after prolonged, age-related illness.

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