Shashi Tharoor is a prominent Indian diplomat and politician who was born on 9 March 1956 in London, England.

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After a long career in the International Diplomatic Core, became a government official in India

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He was also a famous writer of both nonfiction and fiction works.

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He graduated from Delhi University in New Delhi at the age of 22 in 1978.

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He received his PhD from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts.

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Tharoor joined the Indian National Congress in 2009 and ran to the Lok Sabha from a constituency in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala in May.

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Sunanda Pushkar, the third wife of Tharoor, found dead in a hotel room in New Delhi in January 2014, was accused of an affair shortly after.

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Tharoor emerged prominently as an effective speaker and Vipul and respected writer.

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His most famous nonfiction works: Indira Gandhi's political development and foreign policy, 1966-1977 (1982)

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Nehru: The Invention of India (1997), India: From Midnight to the Millennium (2003)

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Elephant, tiger and cell phones: India's emerging 21st century power (2007)

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Pax Indica: India and World (2012) in the twenty-first century. Show Business is one of his fictional works (1992)

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