Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu, was born on this date - July 1 - in the year 1949. He came from a family of farmers, and went on to rise as a national political leader. He served as a legislator of the Andhra Pradesh assembly, Member of Parliament's Upper House, Union Minister in two NDA governments before being elected as the Chairman of Rajya Sabha. Here are some of the lesser-known facts to know about Naidu on his 71st birthday.