George Fernandes

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George Fernandes


Real Name:
George Mathew Fernandes

Journalist, Politician


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George Fernandes is an Politician, Indian Trade Unionist, Journalist, Agriculturist, Member of Rajya Sabha from Bihar

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Article Type: Biography
Category: Politician, Journalist

NameGeorge Fernandes
Real NameGeorge Mathew Fernandes
Pet / Nick NameGerry
ProfessionPolitician, Indian Trade Unionist, Journalist, Agriculturist, Member of Rajya Sabha from Bihar
OriginBangalore, India

Age, Dob, Birthplace, zodiac, star sign

George Fernandes Age (Current) 91 years, 7 month, 19 days
Date Of Birth (DOB)06/03/1930 (M/D/Y) (M/D/Y)
BirthplaceMangalore , Karnataka, India
Zodiac SignGEMINI
Star Sign (Nakshatra)Not Sure

Death Details

Alive Or DeadDead
Date Of Death (DOD) (M/D/Y)
After DeathTimelineNot Applicable


91 years, 7 month, 19 days, 10 hours, 25 minutes, 21 seconds.
33471 Total days.
- On October 25, 2021


Relationship Status: Not Known
Marital Status: Not Sure

Girlfriend/Boyfriend(s) :

Not Officially announced Yet

Spouse (Wife or Husban:

No Update

Kids: Don’t Know

Father: Yet To Update
Mother: Yet To Update
Sister(s): Not Known
Brother(s): Not Known

Father, Mother, Family Details

FatherJohn Joseph Fernandes
MotherAlice Martha Fernandes
No. Of. Brothers5
No. Of. Sisters0
Brother(s)Michael Fernandes (Trade Union Leader), Aloysius Fernandes, Paul Fernandes, Lawrence Fernandes (Socialist Political Leader), Richard Fernandes
Sister(s)No Sister
Not Sure

Father- John Joseph Fernandes

Mother- Alice Martha Fernandes

Brother- Michael Fernandes (Trade Union Leader), Aloysius Fernandes, Paul Fernandes, Lawrence Fernandes (Socialist Political Leader), Richard Fernandes

Sister – Not Known

Relationship, Affair, Wife-Husband, Girlfriends-Boyfriends

George Fernandes Relationship StatusDivorced / Separated
Interested InNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
Marital TypeNot Sure
SpouseWife – PartnerLeila Kabir (separated in the mid-1980s)

Affairs/Girlfriends – Leila Kabir

Wedding Details

George Fernandes’s Wedding Date07/21/1971
Together Timeline– Not Applicable
Divorce Date
Separated Timeline– Not Applicable

Son-Daughter, Children Details

No.Of. Male Kids1
No.Of. Female Kids0

Kids Details

Son – Sean Fernandes, Investment Banker (from Leila Kabir)

Daughter – None

Caste, Religion, Community, Mother Tongue, Languages Known

ReligionMangalorean Catholics
George Fernandes’s CasteFather – Not Known
Mother – Same As Fathers
CommunityNot Known
Mother TongueNot Revealed Yet
Languages KnownEnglish, Hindi, Kannada

Address, Native, Hometown, Current City

Native / OriginBangalore, India
Home TownBangalore, India
George Fernandes’s Current CityBangalore, India
AddressNot Known

Education, Qualification

SchoolSt Peter’s Seminary
CollegeSt. Aloysius College, Mangalore
George Fernandes’s QualificationSecondary School Drop-out
Other Education NotesNot Known

Personal Details:

DOB (m/d/y):
March 6, 1930
Mangalore , Karnataka, India
Bangalore, India
Mother Tongue:
Not Revealed Yet
Languages Known:
English, Hindi, Kannada
Birth Star:
Star Unknown
Mangalorean Catholics
Not Known
No Hobbies Revealed Yet


Not Known

Educational Details:

Under Graduate
School: St Peter's Seminary
College: St. Aloysius College, Mangalore

Physical Traits & Appearance:

George Fernandes Height In Feet:
Body Measurements:

Not Known

Body Type:
Skin Tone:
Very Fair
Hair Color:
Dark Brown
Eye Color:

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Personality, Physical Appearance

Body, Height, Weight

Body TypeSlim
Body MeasurementsNot Known
Zero SizeN/A

Face Properties

Face ShapeOval
Eye ColourBlack Eyes
Nose TypeSharp
Hair ColourLight Blonde
Hair LengthMedium Length
Dimple StatusNo
BeardClean Shaved


CharacterGood Human
PositiveLoyalty, Kind
NegativeNot Known


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Not Filled Yet (Approx.)
Does Smoke?
Not Sure
Drinks Alcohol?
Not Known

Yet To Update


Life Style

Does George Fernandes, Consume Alcohol?Not Sure Yet
Does George Fernandes, Smoke Cigarettes?No
Will Drive?Yes
Is George Fernandes, Swims?Yes
Is George Fernandes, Yoga Practitioner?Not Sure Yet
Does Gym?Yes
Is George Fernandes, a Jogger?Yes
Eating Habit?Non-Vegetarian

Hobbies, Interests

George Fernandes’s HobbiesListening to Music
FoodContinental, Gujarati
MusicOld film songs

He was conceived in a Mangalorean Catholic family to father John Joseph Fernandes and mother Alice Martha Fernandes and was the oldest among the six youngsters.

His mom named him George as she was an extraordinary supporter of King George V, who was likewise conceived on 3 June.

In 1946, at 16 years old, George was sent to St Peter’s Seminary, Bangalore to satisfy his family’s conventional custom for his preparation as a Roman Catholic cleric.

Following three years, he left the Seminary because of wretchedness and extraordinary dissatisfaction as he saw that the ministers at chapel ate better nourishment and sat at higher tables than seminarians. This one-sided condition provoked him to leave the preparation in the middle.

He at that point started sorting out abused laborers in inns, transport industry and cafés.

At 19, he chose to move to Mumbai to look for a vocation there. He had a problematic life there as he rested on avenues for a considerable length of time until he began filling in as an editor for a paper.

He once portrayed that he had one of the hardest and hard days of his life at Bombay and expressed When I came to Bombay, I used to rest on the seats of Chowpatty Sands. Amidst the night cops used to come and wake me up and request that I proceed onward.’

George joined a communist worker’s organization in Bombay which battled for the privileges of little scale industry workers centering inns and eateries.

Since his adolescence, he was keen on composing and news coverage and was the manager of a Konkani language month to month paper Konkani Yuvak (Konkani Youth) in 1949.

George was likewise the proofreader of an English month to month version The Other Side and the director of the Hindi month to month release Pratipaksh.

Being an individual from the Bombay Municipal Corporation from 1961 to 1968, he upheld for the privileges of misused laborers before the agent body of the city.

In 1967, he rose to noticeable quality when he was given a gathering ticket by the Samyukta Socialist Party against the most well known and experienced S.K. Patil, and George won the races by 48.5 % cast a ballot.

This triumph earned him a Nickname: – George the Giantkiller as it finished the political profession of S.K. Patil.

In the late 1960s, he directed numerous strikes in Bombay so as to battle for the privileges of laborers.

George was chosen as General Secretary of the Samyukta Socialist Party and Chairman of the Socialist Party in 1969 and 1973 separately.

In 1974, being the President of the All India Railway Men’s Federation, he started the Railway strike which required around 1.5 million specialists and wound up sending thousands to imprison.

He met Leila Kabir, the little girl of Former Union pastor Humayun Kabir on a trip over from Calcutta to Delhi, and they experienced passionate feelings for one another.

George and Leila dated each other for quite a while and got married on 21 July 1971. They had a child named Sean Fernandes, who is a speculation financier situated in New York.

George and Kabir got isolated in the mid-1980s, and from that point forward, he used to be seen with Jaya Jaitly.

George had distributed a few books on legislative issues What Ails the Socialists in 1972, Dignity for All: Essays in Socialism and Democracy in 1991, to give some examples.

In 1991, George wrote down his collection of memoirs entitled George Fernandes Speaks.

From 1998 to 2004, he functioned as a Defense Minister in the second and third National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Governments when Kargil war happened among India and Pakistan and India likewise directed its atomic tests at Pokhran.

George’s name was in features in Tehelka Scandal. It was a sting activity led by writer Mathew Samuel who entered with shrouded cameras and a driving force to uncover the resistance service authorities tolerating cash. He offered the influence to the Bharatiya Janata Party President, Bangaru Laxman, a senior official in the Indian Army and Jaya Jaitly, the General Secretary of the Samata Party.

After this disturbance, George was compelled to leave from his post of Defense Minister. In addition, he put his words before media preventing the claims from securing debasement in a weapons obtainment embarrassment:

He hosted established Samata Get-together in 1994.

On 10 October 2006, the Central Bureau of Investigation documented a FIR against George, Jaya Jaitly, and Admiral Sushil Kumar (Former Navy Chief) for wrongfully obtaining 7 billion ($110 million) Barak 1 framework from Israel in 2000. In any case, Fernandez later asserted that Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (Former President of India) had cleared the rocket bargain.

On 4 August 2009, he was confirmed as an individual from Rajya Sabha.

In a meeting, he discussed his youth minutes, life objectives, profession accomplishments and numerous different things worth tuning in.

George could talk in ten dialects – Konkani (his first language), Tulu, Kannada, English, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Malayalam, and Latin.

He was experiencing Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s sicknesses and experienced treatment at Baba Ramdev’s Ashram in Haridwar in 2010 on the solicitation of Leila Kabir who has come back to his life in his tough occasions.

On his 80th birthday celebration, it was seen by media and his shut ones that he was not able perceive even his relatives. Here’s a video of his birthday festivity:

George had been an individual from numerous associations Amnesty International, People’s Union for Civil Liberties, and the Press Council of India.

On 29 January 2019, he passed away in Delhi; subsequent to experiencing Alzheimer’s ailment.

Gossips, Controversies

On 10 October 2006, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) recorded a FIR against George, Jaya Jaitly and Admiral Sushil Kumar (Former Navy Chief) for wrongfully buying 7 billion ($110 million) Barak 1 framework from Israel in 2000.

George was in debate as in a sting activity led by writer Mathew Samuel who offered the reward to the Bharatiya Janata Party President, Bangaru Laxman, a senior official in the Indian Army and Jaya Jaitly, the General Secretary of the Samata Party and he was compelled to leave along these lines.

Being the executive of the Socialist Party of India, he supposedly gotten subsidizing from the US Central Intelligence Agency and the French government to arrange underground harm exercises, and the US political links guaranteed that when French government would not do as such, he was set up to acknowledge cash from the CIA.

He has stayed in debate in view of his help to numerous secessionist developments and gatherings. He was quite a while supporter of The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), an association which tries to make a free state in the north and east of Sri Lanka.

He additionally sorted out a questionable open gathering of star LTTE components in New Delhi before joining the Vajpayee government in 1997.

George was in features in 2002 when he was discovered blameworthy in the pine box trick, having charges of purchasing 500 low quality aluminum coffins at rates multiple times more than the genuine cost from the United States to ship the collections of killed warriors after the Kargil War.

Net Worth, Earnings, Salary and Assets

George Fernandes’s Salary(approx)
Net Worth9.5 crore (as in 2009)

Movable and Immovable Assets

Not Known

Favourites and Preferences

Favourite ActorDilip Kumar, Ashok Kumar
Favourite ActressesMadhu Bala, Nargis, Suraiya Jamaal Sheikh
Favourite Film(s)Not Known
Favourite Director(s)Don’t Know
Favourite FoodNot Known
Favourite DrinkNot Known
Favourite FruitNot Known
Preferred OutfitNot Known
Preferred PerfumeNot Known
Favourite Destination(s)Not Known
George Fernandes’s Favourite ColourNot Known
Favourite MusicianNot Revealed Yet
Favourite Singer(s)No Such
Favourite Song(s)Not Known
Favourite Sport(s)Not Revealed Yet


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Political Party – Samata Manch

Political Journey

  • 1967 : Won the Samyukta Socialist Party elections against S.K. Patil
  • 1969 : Selected as General Secretary of the Samyukta Socialist Party
  • 1973 : Chairman of the Socialist Party
  • 1998 – 2004 : Appointed as a Defence Minister in the second and third National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Governments

Honors, Awards

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