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Abdul Kalam

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Birthday
15, 1931
Birthplace
Rameswaram, India
Death Date
Jul 27, 2015 (83)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1931
Birthplace
Rameswaram, India
Death Date
Jul 27, 2015 (83)

About

Indian scientist who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He is popularly known as the Missile Man of India for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicle technology.

Before Fame

He attended Madras Institute of Technology, worked as an aerospace engineer.

Trivia

His 1998 book India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium called for the development of India into a superpower.

Family Life

He grew up with three brothers and a sister in Rameswaram, India.

Associated With

He met with Vladimir Putin while serving as India's president.