Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Father’s NameShri Krishna Bihari Vajpayee
Mother’s NameSmt. Krishna Devi Vajpayee
Date of Birth25 December 1924
Born PlaceGwalior, Madhya Pradesh
Died16 August 2018 (aged 93)
New Delhi, India
Resting PlaceSadaiv Atal
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party (1980–2018)
EducationMaharani Laxmi Bai Govt. College of Excellence (B.A.)
DAV College, Kanpur (M.A.)
AwardsPadma Vibhushan (1992)
Bharat Ratna (2015)


1951Founder-Member, Bharatiya Jana Sangh (B.J.S)
1957Elected to 2nd Lok Sabha
1957-77Leader, Bharatiya Jana Sangh Parliamentary Party
1962Member, Rajya Sabha
1966-67Chairman, Committee on Government Assurances
1967Re-elected to 4th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1967-70Chairman, Public Accounts Committee
1968-73President, B.J.S.
1971Re-elected to 5th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1977Re-elected to 6th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1977-79Union Cabinet Minister, External Affairs
1977-80Founder – Member, Janata Party
1980Re-elected to 7th Lok Sabha (5th term)
1980-86President, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.)
1986 and 
Leader, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party
1986Member, Rajya Sabha; Member, General Purposes Committee
1988-90Member, House Committee; Member, Business Advisory Committee
1990-91Chairman, Committee on Petitions
1991Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (6th term)
1991-93Chairman, Public Accounts Committee
1993-96Chairman, Committee on External Affairs; Leader of Opposition, Lok Sabha
1996Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (7th term)
1998Atal Ji again became Prime Minister for a period of 13 months from 1998 to 1999.
1999In 1999 general elections BJP-led NDA won 303 seats out of the 543 seats in the Lok Sabha securing a comfortable and stable majority. On 13 October 1999, Sri Vajpayee Ji took oath as Prime Minister of India for the third time.