Biography Of Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam; 15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015) was an aerospace scientist who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. We have made Dr A P J Abdul Kalam Biography in Hindi who is also known as Missile Man of India Wings of Fire.

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Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
  • Born- 15 October 1931
  • Birth Place- Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu
  • Region- Muslim
  • Father Name- Jainuladeen
  • Father’s Occupation- Boat Owner and also a Imam of a local Mosque
  • Mother Name- Ashiamma
  • Mother’s Occupation- Housewife
  • Siblings Name- Kasim Mohammed, Mustafa Kalam, Mohammed Muthu Meera, Asim Zohra
  • Family Background- Ancestors was wealthy traders and land owners
  • 1920- Family had lost most of their fortune.
  • In Young age APJ Abdul Kalam started selling newspapers to help his family.
  • In school Kalam is a very bright and hardworking student. Mathematics was his main interest.
  • School Name- Schwartz Higher Secondary School, Ramanathapuram
  • College Name- Saint Joseph’s College.
  • 1955- Aerospace Engineering Madras Institute of Technology
  • In Third Year of Graduate Kalam has to design a low level attack aircraft together with some students in a short time.
  • Kalam want to become a fighter pilot but he got 9th position and only 8th position is available.
  • 1957- Complete the graduation from Madras Institute of Technology.
  • 1958- Join The Defence Research and Development Organisation 
  • (DRDO)
  • 1960- Work with Space Scientist Vikram Sarabhai in Indian National Committee for Space Research
  • Started His Career by designing a small Hovercraft at DRDO
  • 1965- NASA’s Langley research centre in Hampton, Virginia.
  • 1965- Rocket Project Independently at DRDO
  • 1969- He was posted to ISRO from DRDO. In ISRO he start a Project Director of The SLV-III
  • 1970- Launch The Polar Satellite Vehicle.
  • 1980- Rohini Satellite in Near Earth Orbit in July (India’s First Indigenously Designed)
  • 1980- Kalam Received The Government’s Approval
  • 1980- Chief Executive of DRDO
  • 1992- Scientific Adviser to The Defence Minister
  • 1999- Cabinet Minister- The Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India
  • 1998- Played a major role in The Pokhran- II
  • 1998- Make India a Developed Nation by the Year 2020
  • 2002- National Democratic Alliance (NDA)
  • 10 June 2002- The Leader of Opposition, Congress President Sonia Gandhi
  • Died- 27 July 2015
  • President of India- 2002-2007
  • 20 Years Action Plan for Economic Growth Through Technological Development of India 
  • 1999- Autobiography ( Wings of Fire)
  • Award- The Padma Vibhushan, The Bharat Ratna 
  • Another name of APJ  Abdul Kalam- Missile Man of India 
  • 1998- Support in India’s Pokhran-II Nuclear Tests
  • 27 July 2015- Suffered a Heart Attack

“Dream is not that which you see while sleeping it is something that does not let you sleep.”

― A P J Abdul Kalam

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