Dr. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam known as the 'Missile Man of India' was the 11th President from 2002 to 2007. He breathed his last at the Bethany Hospital as he suffered a severe heart attack during a lecture at the IIM-Shillong.
Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam was born on October 15, 1931 at Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu.
A Teacher forever, read here about Dr. Kalam as a teacher.
A great mind, a great scientist, a great professor and a true Indian; the country's most celebrated aerospace and defense scientist and a teacher forever. Read here Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam's contributions towards education.
Popularly known as the 'Missile man of India', and one of the most accomplished scientists of India, Kalam was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1981, Padma Vibhushan in 1990 and Bharat Ratna in 1997.
He played a key role in India's nuclear test in 1998 when Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the Prime Minister.