What was the position held by Dr S Radhakrishnan before he became the Vice President of India?

From 1949 to 1952 he served as Indian ambassador to the Soviet Union. On his return to India in 1952 he was elected vice president, and on May 11, 1962, he was elected president, succeeding Rajendra Prasad, who was the first president of independent India.

How did Dr S Radhakrishnan died?

Congestive heart failure
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan/Cause of death

MADRAS, India Thursday, April 17 (AP)—Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, philosopher and statesman who was President of India from 1962 to 1967, died here today of heart failure in a nursing home.

What are the major works of Dr S Radhakrishnan?

Principal Writings of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan:

  • The Ethics of Vedanta and Its Metaphysical Presuppositions (1908)
  • Essentials of Psychology (1912)
  • The Philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore (1918)
  • The Reign of Religion in Contemporary Philosophy (1920)
  • Indian Philosophy – Volume I (1923)
  • The Hindu View of Life (1926)

Where did Radhakrishnan died?

Chennai, India
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan/Place of death

Who is second President of India?

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Radhakrishnan

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Radhakrishnan in 1962
2nd President of India
In office 13 May 1962 – 13 May 1967
Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru Gulzarilal Nanda (Acting) Lal Bahadur Shastri Indira Gandhi

When did Radha Krishnan died?

April 17, 1975
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan/Date of death
Radhakrishnan was born on September 5, 1888, in Tiruttani, a small town located in Tamil Nadu. He took his last breath on April 17, 1975, but he is still remembered by people for his teachings. On his death anniversary, let’s remember him by reading and sharing his quotes.

What was the age of Dr Radhakrishnan when he died?

86 years (1888–1975)
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan/Age at death

Who made Teachers Day?

Dr Radhakrishnan
When Dr Radhakrishan took the office of the second President of India in 1962, his students approached him to seek permission to celebrate September 5 as a special day. Dr Radhakrishnan instead made a request of them to observe September 5 as Teachers’ Day, to recognise the contribution of teachers to the society.

Who discovered Teachers Day?

Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
In India, the Teacher’s Day is celebrated on 5th September and this tradition started from 1962. This is the when Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born. He was a philosopher, scholar, teacher, and politician and his dedicated work towards education made his birthday an important day in the history of India.