A. K. Antony (Arackaparambil Kurien Antony)

Politician ( Indian National Congress)
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Age : 83
Birthday : Dec 28th 1940
Starsign : Capricorn
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Born : Cherthala, Alappuzha, Kerala
Current Place : Alappuzha, Kerala
Last updated : Apr 12th 2023

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About A. K. Antony

A. K. Antony ( Arackaparambil Kurien Antony) is a retired politician and attorney.

He has served as the 23rd Defense Minister of India, and held various other positions within the Indian National Congress party. He is known for being the longest serving Defence Minister in India, having held the position for nearly 8 years

At the age of 36, Antony was appointed as the 8th Chief Minister of Kerala, making him the youngest person to hold this position. He has served as the Chief Minister of Kerala three times, and as the Leader of Opposition once in the Kerala Legislative Assembly.

Retired from politics after 52 years, A. K. Antony is now back home in Alapuzha, Kerala.


A. K. Antony earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Maharaja's College in Ernakulam and a Bachelor of Law degree from Government Law College in Ernakulam.

Family life

A. K. Antony, was born as the son of Arackaparambil Kurien Pillai and Aleykutty Kurian. His father passed away in 1959, and Antony had to take on odd jobs to finance part of his education.

He is married to Elizabeth Antony. He has two children Anil Antony & Ajith Antony.

Fun fact

He is considered as political guru of Rahul Gandhi.

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