M. A. Muthiah Chettiar

Politician

1905 – 1984

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Who was M. A. Muthiah Chettiar?

Rajah Sir Muttaiya Annamalai Muthiah Chettiar was a banker, educationist, philanthropist and a short time politician from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. He was the first Mayor of Chennai. His father Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar was also a famous educationist and along with him he found the Annamalai University in the town of Chidambaram in Tamil Nadu. He was also the third Nattukottai Chettiar to be Knighted, the first two were his nephew and father. Government of Tamil Nadu honoured him with the title Tamil Isai Kavalar.

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Born
Aug 5, 1905
Kanadukathan
Also known as
  • Mayor Rajah Muthiah Chettiar
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  • India
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Died
May 12, 1984
Chennai

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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