APJ Abdul Kalaam|21+ best unknown facts of Abdul kalaam ji

APJ Abdul Kalaam :Today I’m here to share the biography of iconic person. So without any delay lets start today topic. He was born to a Tamil Muslim family in Rameshwaram on Pamban island. Here we will discuss dr apj abdul kalaam history, apj kalaam biography, dr abdul kalaam background,about abdul kalaam, dr kalaam education and birth place.

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Biography of APJ Abdul Kalaam

As You Know he was a great scientist. His full name was Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was born on 15 October 1931.He also known as politician who served as 11th president from 2002 to 2007.Well he was born in Rameshwarm , Tamil Nadu and also studied physics and aerospace engineering.

He also spent the next four years as a scientist and science administrator in Defence Research and Development Organisation and Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO). He also Known as the Misile Man of India for launching vehicle technology.He also played technical and poltical role in India’s Pokhran nuclear test in 1998.Know Know about jis life and education.

Life and Education of APJ Abdul Kalaam

He was born to a Tamil Muslim family in Rameshwaram on Pamban island.His father Jainulabdeen was boat owner and imam of local mosque,his mother was housewife.Well by his early childhood kalam family had become poor and at the age of five years he sells newspapers for supporting their family.

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He done his schooling from Schwartz higher secondary School Ramanthapuram but during his schooling time he was average boy he also spent his time in studies specially in Mathematics and Physics.

After Completing schooling then he joined Sant Joseph college which was affiliated with University Of Madras,from which he took graduated from in Physics in 1954.Then he moved to Madras in 1955 to studied areroscope engineering in Madras Institute Of Technology.

Personal Life Dr kalaam/APJ ABDUL KALAAM

Kalam was known as the Youngest of Five siblings,the eldest was sister Asim Zohra followed by three elder brothers Mohammed Muthu Meera lebbai Maraikyar ,Mustafa Kalam and Kasim Mohammed .

It was said that he was extremely close to his elder siblings throughout his life and also sends some small money which he himself remaining a lifelong bachelor. About him it was said he love to live in simple life he also don’t have own T.V. and he was habit of waking from 6:30 or 7 a.m and goes to bed on 2 am. He was have only few things included which was books,Veena, CD Player and laptop it was also said at his death he left no will

Carer As a Scientist Dr kalaam/APJ ABDUL KALAAM

After Graduating from Madras Institute Of Technology in 1960,He joined Aurentical Development Establishment of the Defence Research and Development Organisation as a Scientist then after becoming a member of the Defence Research and Development where he started his career by designing a small Hovercraft.

In 1969 he was transferred to the Indian Space Research organistation where he was posted as project director of India First Sattelite launch Vehicle.He was also invented by Raja Rammana to witness the country first nuclear test Smiling Budha. He was served as scientific Adviser to the Prime Minister and secretary of Defence Research and development Organisation from July 1992 to December 1999.

Death of APJ Abdul Kalaam|Dr APJ Abdul Kalaam

APJ Abdul kalaam biography

It was said that on 27 July 2015 he traveeled a Shillong to delivered a lecture on “Creating a livable Planet Earth” at the Indian Institute of Management in Shillong.It said that when he climbing the stairs he feel some discomfort but still he continue.

At around 6:30 pm only five minutes into his lecture he suddenly collapsed and rushed to nearby hospital Bethany Hospital where he lacked pulse at around 7:45 pm he declared death due to cardic arrest. Then after death his body airlifted in Air Force Helicopter feom Shillong to Guwahati from where it was flown to New Delhi on the morning of 28 July in an Air Force C-130J hercules .

On morning 29th July his body was wrapped in India Flag was taken to Palm Air Base and flown to Madurai Airport at afternoon where he recieve three services chiefs and other diginities including Cabinet minister Manohar Parikar,Venkaih Naidu, Pon Radhakrishna town of Mandapam then it was taken to Indian Army truck to Ramaswarm .

His body also displayed in an open area infront of the local bus stand to allow public to tribute him until 8 pm. Around 3,50,000 peoples attend the last rite including Prime Minister,Governor Of Tamil Nadu and the Chief Ministers of Kerala,Andhra Pradesh,Karnataka.

Lets check some facts about him.

Some interesting facts about Abdul Kalaam sir

  • Kalam was known first unmarried and scientist in India.
  • He was also awarded as MTV Youth Icon Award Twice first in 2003,2006.
  • He also acted as Scientist Advisor of Government Of India.
  • About Him it was said that he always refused to sit on special chair because he was humbled man which always promoted equality.
  • He also Known as Avid reader and writer which authorized more than 15 books on various topic which include nuclear physics and spiritual scientist.
  • It was also said that Kalam only follow one cricketer on his twitter which was VVS Laxman. He was followed only 38 persons on his account.
  • He also Honored doctorate from 40 universities.
  • He also found of playing Musical instrument called Veena.
  • One Shocking fact about him was that he was Muslim but he followed strict Vegetarian Diet.
  • He was also known as the great Tamil poet.
  • Inspired By his Journey,Bollywood also gave tribute to him by making film on I am Kalam.
  • Kalam also found of eating South Indian Food specially Idllis.

Apart of there are some list of Awards which he honored.

Awards achieved by Dr APJ Abdul Kalaam

  • Padma Bhushan,Government Of India :- 1981
  • Padma Vibhusan,Government Of India:-1990.
  • Bharat Ratan,Government Of India:- 1997.
  • IEEE Honarary Membership :-2011.
  • Veer Savakar Award,Government Of India:-1998.
  • Doctor Of Engineering,University Of Waterloo:-2010.
  • Ramanujan Award ,Alwars Research Center,Chennai:-2000.
  • Indra Gandhi Award for National Integration, Government Of India:-1007.
  • King Charles Medal Royal Society,Uk:-2007.
  • International Von Karman Wings Award,Califronia Institute Of Technology,USA:- 2009.

Abdual Kalam also wrote inspiration books which recommended everyone to be read once in their life.

Inspiration Books written by APJ Abdul Kalaam

  • A wing of fire:(Autobiography)-1999.
  • Ignited Minds:-Unleashing the power within India:-2002.
  • The Luminious Sparks:-A Biography in Verses and Clouds:- 2004.
  • Guiding Souls:- Dialogues the purpose of Life:-2005.
  • Mission Of India:- A Vision Of Indian Youth:- 2005.
  • Inspiring thoughts:- Quatition Series:- 2007.
  • You are born to blossom,Take my journey beyond:-2011.
  • The Scientific India,A twenty first centuary Guide to the World around us:-2011.
  • Failure to Success,Legendary Lives:-2011.
  • Target 3 billion:-2011.
  • You are Unique,Scale New Heights by thoughts and actions:-2012.
  • Turning Points,A Journey through challenges:-2012.
  • Indomiatable Spirit:-2013.
  • Spirit Of India:-2013.
  • Thoughts For Change,We can do it:-2013.
  • My Journey,Transforming Dream into Action:-2013.
  • Govarance For Growth In India:-2014.
  • Manifesto For Change:-2014.
  • Forge Your Future,Candid,Fortnight,Inspiring:-2014.
  • Beyond 2020,A vision for tomorrow India:-2014.
  • The Guiding Light,A SELECTION Of Quantitation from my favorite book:-2015.
  • Reginited,Scientific Pathway to brighter future:-2015.
  • The Family and Nation:-2015.
  • Transcendesce My Spiritual Experiences:-2015.

The Most Inspiring Speech by Abdul Kalaam

4 True Rules To Success | A. P. J. Abdul Kalam . Watch the following video and enjoy it.


After Death

After Death Of Kalam Ji India tribute also lets check how:-

On the Anniversary of Kalam birth in 2015 CBSE sets topics on his name in the CBSE expression Notes.

Even the prime Minister Narendar Modi released postage stamps commemormoting Kalam at DRDO Bhawan in New Delhi on October 2015 in 84th anniversary of Kalam birthday.

Even the Researcher at the NASA Jet Propulasation Laboratory had discovered a new bacterium on the filters of International Space Station and named it Solabicilous Kalami to honor him.

List of institute,places renamed to honor him.

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam | Missile Man | Documentary

Plant Species

It was developed in February 2018 scientist from the botanical survey of India which found newly species at Drypetees Kalami in his honor.


Where Wheeler Island,a national missile test site in Odhissa was renamed Abdul Kalam Island in September 2015.


A road in New Delhi was renamed from Aurangzeb Road to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Road in August 2015.

Educational Institute Renamed on APJ Abdul Kalaam’s name

  • Construction of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Science city in Patna was started in Febuary 2019.
  • A construction of new science center and planeterium in Lawspet,Puducherry.
  • An Agricultural College in Kishanganj,Bihar was renamed as “Dr Kalam Agriculture College ” By Bihar Government on the day of Kalam Funeral.
  • Even a new Academic complex at Mahatma Gandhi in Kerala.
  • Kerala Technology University where kalam used to lived for years,was renamed to A P J Abdul Kalam Technology after his death.
  • Even India First Medical Tech Institute named as Kalam Institute of health technology at Vishakapatnam.
  • Dr A P J Abdul kalam Planterium in Burla,Sambalpur ,Odhisa was named after him.

Famous Quotes of Dr APJ Abdul Kalaam

  • You Have to Dream before your dreams come true.
  • We Should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
  • Let us Sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.
  • Excellence is a continuous process and not a ancient
  • Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance..

There are some biography of him also.

Biography of APJ Abdul Kalaam

  • Eternal Quest: Life and Times Of DR. Kalam By S. Chandra 2002.
  • President A P J Abdul Kalam by Rk Pruthi,2002.
  • A P J Abdul Kalam :- The Visionary Of India by K Bhushan and  G,Katyal,2002.
  • The Kalam effect :- My Years with President,2008.
  • A little Dream by P.Danapal,2008.
  • My Days with Mahatma Abdul Kalam by Fr A K George,2008.

CONCLUSION:- Through his struggling life it was inspiration when a poor boy become famous with his hard work then why should not. So work hard until the public know about you who are you?

I hope you like my today topic.

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