A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Net Worth

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A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (Missile Man, People's President, Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam)

Last Updated: 09 Oct, 2023 | Views: 1082

Age: 83

Profession: Scientist

Other Profession(s): Engineer, Politician, Author, Administrator, Teacher

Famous For: 11th President of India

Higher Education: Bachelor of Science in Physics, A Degree in Aerospace Engineering

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
15 Oct, 1931 (83 Years 09 Months 12 Days)

Birth Country
India

Birth State/Province
Tamil Nadu

Birth District
Chennai

Birth Place
Madras, Rameswaram

Birth Sign
Libra

Religion
Islam

Nationalities
Indian

Died on
27 Jul, 2015

Cause of Death
Cardiac Arrest (Stroke)

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (profile/biography)

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was the 11th president of India, and people called him "People's President." He was popularly known as the "Missile Man of India." Abdul Kalam pursued his degree in physics at the University of Madras and Aerospace Engineering at Madras Institute of Technology. After that, Abdul Kalam became the Scientist at Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and designed a small hovercraft. There are some Notable works of Abdul Kalam, such as Wings of fire, India 2020, Ignite Mind, etc. At the age of 83, he died due to Cardiac Arrest in the Bethany Hospital at 7:45 pm.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Career

In 1969: Abdul Kalam became the project director of India's first Satellite Launch Vehicle (SLVII).

In 1970: Kalam directed two projects: Project Devil and Project Valiant.

In 1988: He wrote the book: Developments in Fluid Mechanics and Space Technology.

In 1999: Abdul Kalam was the 1st Principle Scientist Advisor to the Government of India.

In 2012: Abdul Kalam and Soma Raju designed a tablet computer for the Health care rural.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Awards and Achievement

In 1981: Kalam received the Padma Bhibhusan by the Government of India.

In 1997: He got the highest civilian Award, the Bharat Ratna.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Unknown Facts

In 2018, scientists from the biology Survey of India (BSI) were given a fresh found plant species, “Drypetes kalamii,” in his honor.

The Pokhran-II nuclear tests were held during this period, in which he played a meticulous political and technological role. Throughout the testing section, Kalam served as the Chief Project organizer with Rajagopala Chidambaram.
 

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height:(Approx.)
In Centimeters 168 cm
In Meters 1.68 m
In Feet & Inches 5'4"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 60 kg
In Pounds 132 Ibs

Eye Colour
Black

Hair Colour
grey

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Jainulabiddin Marakayar

Mother's Name
Ashiamma Jainulabiddin

Brother(s)
Kasim Mohammed, Mustafa Kamal, Mohammed Muthu Meera Lebbai Maraikayar

Sister(s)
Asim Zohra

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