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Sripada Krishnamurty Sastry

Deceased Person

Krishna Murthy Sastry of Sripada family, lived between 1866 – 1960, was a native of Devarapalli of West Godavari district. He was the first poet laureate of Andhra Pradesh. He composed more than a hundred works in Telugu. He composed ‘Sri Krishnasweeyacharitam’, an autobiography in Sanskrit, rich in literary values. Felicitative decorations of the him such as, Suvarna Gandapenderam, Mani Kireetam, Mahamahopadhyaya insignia and medallions are being preserved at the Visaka Museum, at Visakhapatnam.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1866

Death

Date of death
1960

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