VS Naipaul Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at September 26, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team

VS Naipaul Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

VS Naipaul Facts

Full NameVS Naipaul
BirthdateAugust 17, 1932
Birth PlaceChaguanas, Trinidad And Tobago
Age (in 2022)90 Years Old

VS Naipaul Age & Birthday

VS Naipaul is best known as Novelist who has born on August 17, 1932 in Chaguanas, Trinidad And Tobago. Currently, VS Naipaul is 90 years, 1 months and 9 days old. VS Naipaul will celebrate 91st birthday on Thursday, 17th of August 2023. Below the countdown to VS Naipaul upcoming birthday.

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VS Naipaul Biography


Nobel Prize-winning author who has published more than 30 books throughout the course of 50 years including The Mystic Masseur in 1957 and A Turn in the South in 1989.

Before Fame

He went to Queen's Royal College and won a Trinidad Government scholarship to study abroad when he was 17 years old.


He was offered a Writer-in-Residence fellowship at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda and started writing there in 1966.

Family Life

He was married to Patricia Ann Hale from 1955 until 1996 and later Nadira Naipaul in 1996 up until his death.

Associated With

Author Joan Didion wrote about his work in The New York Review of Books.

Top Asked Questions about VS Naipaul

How old is VS Naipaul in 2022?

VS Naipaul is 90 years old today.

When was VS Naipaul born?

VS Naipaul was born on August 17, 1932 in Chaguanas, Trinidad And Tobago.

What is VS Naipaul zodiac sign?

VS Naipaul zodiac sign is Leo.

What was VS Naipaul best known for?

VS Naipaul was best known as Novelist.

Fun Facts about VS Naipaul's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about VS Naipaul's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • VS Naipaul was born on Wednesday, 230th day / 33rd week of 1932
  • VS Naipaul has Leo zodiac sign and Fire element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of VS Naipaul birthday is XVII.VIII.MCMXXXII
  • VS Naipaul's birthstone is Peridot
  • VS Naipaul's birth flower is Gladiolus that symbolize moral integrity, remembrance, infatuation & honor
  • VS Naipaul age in year is 90 years old
  • VS Naipaul age in month is 1081 months old
  • VS Naipaul age in day is 32912 days old
  • VS Naipaul age in hour is 789888 hours old
  • VS Naipaul age in minute is 47393280 minutes old
  • VS Naipaul age in second is 2843596800 seconds old
  • Next VS Naipaul birthday is on Thursday, August 17th 2023
  • VS Naipaul age in next birthday (2023) is 91 years old
  • Learn more interesting facts about August 17, 1932 birthday

Historical Events on VS Naipaul Birthday (August 17)

Below are historical events that coincided with VS Naipaul's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

1970Venera program: Venera 7 launched. It will later become the first spacecraft to successfully transmit data from the surface of another planet (Venus).
1977The Soviet icebreaker Arktika becomes the first surface ship to reach the North Pole.
1978Double Eagle II becomes first balloon to cross the Atlantic Ocean when it lands in Miserey, France near Paris, 137 hours after leaving Presque Isle, Maine.
1988President of Pakistan Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel are killed in a plane crash.
1991Strathfield massacre: In Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, taxi driver Wade Frankum shoots seven people and injures six others before turning the gun on himself.
1998Lewinsky scandal: US President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony that he had an "improper physical relationship" with White House intern Monica Lewinsky; later that same day he admits before the nation that he "misled people" about the relationship.
1999The 7.6 Mw  İzmit earthquake shakes northwestern Turkey with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent), leaving 17,118-17,127 dead and 43,953-50,000 injured.
2004The National Assembly of Serbia unanimously adopts new state symbols for Serbia: Bože pravde becomes the new anthem and the coat of arms is adopted for the whole country.
2005The first forced evacuation of settlers, as part of Israeli disengagement from Gaza, starts.
2005Over 500 bombs are set off by terrorists at 300 locations in 63 out of the 64 districts of Bangladesh
2008American swimmer Michael Phelps becomes the first person to win eight gold medals at one Olympic Games.
2009An accident at the Sayano-Shushenskaya Dam in Khakassia, Russia, kills 75 and shuts down the hydroelectric power station, leading to widespread power failure in the local area.
2015A bomb explodes near the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, killing at least 19 people and injuring 123 others.
2017Barcelona attacks: A van is driven into pedestrians in La Rambla, killing 14 and injuring at least 100.
2019A bomb explodes at a wedding in Kabul killing 63 people and leaving 182 injured.
1986The birth of Rudy Gay, American basketball player
1986The birth of Tyrus Thomas, American basketball player
1988The birth of Natalie Sandtorv, Norwegian singer-songwriter
1988The birth of Jihadi John, Kuwaiti-British member of ISIS (d. 2015)
1988The birth of Erika Toda, Japanese actress
1992The birth of Alex Elisala, New Zealand-Australian rugby player (d. 2013)
1992The birth of Chanel Mata'utia, Australian rugby league player
1992The birth of Paige, English wrestler
1993The birth of Ederson Moraes, Brazilian footballer
1993The birth of Sarah Sjöström, Swedish swimmer
1994The birth of Phoebe Bridgers, American singer/songwriter
1995The birth of Gracie Gold, American figure skater
1995The birth of Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, New Zealand rugby league player
1996The birth of Jake Virtanen, Canadian ice hockey player
2000The birth of Lil Pump, American rapper and songwriter
2012The death of John Lynch-Staunton, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1930)
2013The death of Odilia Dank, American educator and politician (b. 1938)
2013The death of Jack Harshman, American baseball player (b. 1927)
2013The death of John Hollander, American poet and critic (b. 1929)
2013The death of Frank Martínez, American painter (b. 1924)
2013The death of Gus Winckel, Dutch lieutenant and pilot (b. 1912)
2014The death of Børre Knudsen, Norwegian minister and activist (b. 1937)
2014The death of Wolfgang Leonhard, German historian and author (b. 1921)
2014The death of Sophie Masloff, American civil servant and politician, 56th Mayor of Pittsburgh (b. 1917)
2014The death of Miodrag Pavlović, Serbian poet and critic (b. 1928)
2014The death of Pierre Vassiliu, French singer-songwriter (b. 1937)
2015The death of Yvonne Craig, American ballet dancer and actress (b. 1937)
2015The death of Gerhard Mayer-Vorfelder, German businessman (b. 1933)
2015The death of László Paskai, Hungarian cardinal (b. 1927)
2016The death of Arthur Hiller, Canadian actor, director, and producer (b. 1923)

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