Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam needs no introduction. He is one of the most famous personalities around the country. His full name is Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam known as Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. He was born in Tamil Nadu on 15th October 1931. He was born in a family which financially was too stable. He from his childhood supported his family financially that he also continued his education also never gave up on that. He had a lot of struggles in his childhood but even after those things he never gave up and decided to do what he wanted to. There are countless contributions that this person has given to the society and country at large. He became an Indian aerospace scientist and politician. He is known for his missile developments, by the name Agni and Prithvi.
This is also the reason why he is known as the “Missile Man of India”.
The nuclear force that India has is because of him. Under his watchful eyes, India successfully conducted its nuclear tests. He also served as President of India from 2002 to 2007. Even after leaving the presidential ship, he continued to spread the knowledge all around the country. He is also known as “President of People”. There are different books written on him, one of them is “The wings of fire”. He died of cardiac arrest in 2015.
He had received multiple awards because of his contribution to many fields. He has won awards Internationally also. He has received Bharat Ratna in 1997, Padma Vibhushan in 1990, Padma Bhushan in 1981. He won ‘Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration’ by the Government of India in 1997. He won the ‘Ramanujan Award’ by the ‘Alwars Research Centre’, back in 2002. United Nations also recognized Kalam’s 79th birthday as World Students’ Day.