Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was the 11th President of the largest democracy of the world –India.

Did you know, the full name of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam?😇
APJ Kalam was born on October 15, 1931, into a poor family of a fisherman.
For his work on the development of missile launch technology, Kalam came to be known as ‘Missile Man’ of India.🚀 Kalam also made significant contributions to the nuclear capabilities of India.
He always had a passion for teaching. He was delivering his speech to hundreds of students when he suffered a cardiac arrest that made him fall to the floor. He died doing what he loved the most.
Fun Facts
👉 Kalam followed only one cricketer on his Twitter account – VVS Laxman.
👉 Abdul Kalam’s birthday is observed as the World Student’s Day.
👉 Bollywood Movie, ‘I am Kalam’ is inspired by his life.
👉 Kalam was the recipient of Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan and Bharat Ratna.
👉 He used to sell newspapers🗞 at the age of 5 to support his family.
👉 He is known as ‘Missile Man’ of India🇮🇳.
👉 He is the recipient of ‘Bharat Ratna’ the highest civilian award in India.
👉 A few hours before his death he had asked his bodyguard to take rest because he had been standing for too long. Later, he collapsed and died after a massive cardiac arrest.😔