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A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam ‘missile man’ better known as A. P. J. Abdul Kalam,

was the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007.He is the source

of great inspiration for many young and old people from all walks of life.

The career scientist trained in physics and aerospace engineering

managed to build a reputation that eventually ushered him to a successful career

in politics that culminated in his term as the Indian President.

Nationality       : Indian
Died                : 27 July 2015, Shillong
Full name       : Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam
Profession      : Professor,Author,Aerospace scientist

IEEE Honorary Membership, IEEE in 2011

Doctor of Engineering, University of Waterloo in 2010

Hoover Medal ASME Foundation, USA in 2009

International von Kármán Wings Award, California Institute of Technology, USA in 2009

Doctor of Engineering (Honoris Causa), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2008

King Charles II Medal Royal Society, UK in 2007

Honorary Doctorate of Science, University of Wolverhampton, UK in 2007

Ramanujan Award, Alwars Research Centre, Chennai in 2000

Veer Savarkar Award, Government of India in 1998

Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration, Government of India in 1997

Bharat Ratna, Government of India in 1997

Padma Vibhushan, Government of India in 1990

Padma Bhushan, Government of India in 1981

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