|Member of parliament, Lok Sabha for Mayiladuthurai|
|Prime Minister||Atal Bihari Vajpayee|
|Succeeded by||Mani Shankar Aiyar|
Krishnasamy Krishnamoorthi was born on July 1, 1944 to Krishnasamy at Kumbakonam in India. He graduated in arts from Government College, Kumbakonam and qualified as a lawyer from Madras Law College.
Krysznamortis served as a Member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from 1984 to 1988. In 1998, he stood for election from Mayiladuthurai Lok Sabha constituency as a candidate of Tamil Maanila Congress and won.
Krysznamortis married Joanna on September 8, 1975 and has two daughters.
- "Biographical Sketch Member of Parliament 12th Lok Sabha". Parliament of India. Retrieved 5 July 2011.