List of Indian Presidents: A Journey Through India’s Leadership, 1950-2022

List of Indian Presidents

In the illustrious tapestry of India’s political history, the role of the President stands as a symbol of continuity, stability, and statesmanship. Since the inception of the Republic in 1950, the highest office in the land has been graced by individuals who have shouldered the responsibility of steering the nation through diverse challenges and triumphs.

This information aims to unravel the rich narrative of India’s presidency, delving into the lives, contributions, and legacies of each incumbent from the inaugural President, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, to the most recent leader as of 2022. As we embark on this historical voyage, we will uncover the political landscapes, socio-economic dynamics, and global contexts that shaped the tenures of these eminent figures.

Name From To
1 Dr. Rajendra Prasad Jan 26th, 1950 May 13th, 1962
2 Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan May 13th, 1962 May 13th, 1967
3 Dr.the  Zakir Hussain May 13th, 1967 May 3rd, 1969
4 Varahagiri Venkata Giri May 3rd, 1969 July 20th, 1969
5 Mohammad Hidayatullah July 20th, 1969 Aug 24th, 1969
6 Varahagiri Venkata Giri Aug 24th, 1969 Aug 24th, 1974
7 Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Aug 24th, 1974 Feb 11th, 1977
8 Basappa Danappa Jatti Feb 11th, 1977 July 25th, 1977
9 Neelam Sanjiva Reddy July 25th, 1977 July 25th, 1982
10 Giani Zail Singh July 25th, 1982 July 25th, 1987
11 Ramaswamy Venkataraman July 25th, 1987 July 25th, 1992
12 Shankar Dayal Sharma July 25th, 1992 July 25th, 1997
13 Kocheril Raman Narayanan July 25th, 1997 July 25th, 2002
14 Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam July 25th, 2002 July 25th, 2007
15 Pratibha Patil July 25th, 2007 July 25th, 2012
16 Pranab Mukherjee July 25th, 2012 July 25th, 2017
17 Shri Ram Nath Kovind July 25th, 2017 July 21st, 2022
18 Droupadi Murmu July 21st, 2022 Working


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