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Abul Kalam Azad

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Birthday
11, 1888
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Feb 22, 1958 (69)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
11, 1888
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Feb 22, 1958 (69)

About

Indian senior political leader who is well known for his emphasis on education. He received a 1992 Bharat Ratna, which is India's highest civilian award.

Before Fame

He worked as a journalist when he was only 11 and 12 years old.

Trivia

Many people called him Maulana Azad for establishing education principles in India. He was reproached for not preventing the partition of India and condemned by the Muslim League.

Family Life

He married Zulaikha Begum at the age of 13.

Associated With

He was a strong believer in civil disobedience and ideas of civil rights leader Mahatma Gandhi.