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Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Facts, Age, Wiki, Biography, Height, Weight, Affairs, Net worth & More

Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Facts, Age, Wiki, Biography, Height, Weight, Affairs, Net worth & More

Name– Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam

Real Name – Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam

Date of birth– 15/10/1931

Died – 27/07/2015, Shillong, Meghalaya, India

Native place– Rameswaram, Tamilnadu, India

Profession– Professor, Author, Aerospace Scientist and Former President of India (2002-2007)

Father– Jainulabdeen 

Mother – Ashiamma 

Brothers – Mohammed Muthu Meera Lebbai Maraikayar, Mustafa Kamal and Kasim Mohammed

Sister – Asim Zohra

School – Schwartz Higher Secondary School, Ramanathapuram

College – Saint Joseph’s College (Tiruchirappalli, University of Madras), Madras Institute of Technology

Education – Aerospace Engineering

Nationality – Indian

Religion – Islam

Height – 5’4” / 163 cm / 1.63 m

Weight – 58 Kg / 127.6 lbs

Body Measurements – Not Known

Sun Sign / Zodiac Sign – Virgo

Eye Color – Brown

Hair Color – Black

Affairs Girlfriends – Not Known

Hobbies – Reading and Writing

Net Worth – Not Known

Website –

Island – Wheeler Island (a national missile test site) in Odisha was renamed Abdul Kalam Island in 2015.

A.P.J Abdul Kalam

Awards and Honours –
Padma Bhushan (1981), Padma Vibhusan (1990), Distinguished Fellow (1994), Honorary Fellow (1995), Bharat Ratna (1997), Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration (1997), Veer Savarkar Award (1998), Ramanujan Award (2000), Honorary Doctorate of Science, University of Wolverhampton, UK (2007), King Charles II Medal, UK (2007), Honorary Doctorate of Science and Technology, Carnegie Mellon University (2007), Doctor of Science, Aligarh Muslim University (2008), Doctor of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2008), International Von Karman Wings Award, California Institute of Technology, USA (2009), Hoover Medal, ASME Foundation, USA (2009), Honorary Doctorate, Oakland University (2009), IEEE Honorary Membership (2011), Doctor of Engineering, University of Waterloo (2010), Doctor of Laws, Simon Fraser University (2012), Von Braun Award (2013), Doctor of Science, Edinburgh University, UK (2014)

Books and Documentaries –

1) Development in Fluid Mechanics and Space Technology
2) India 2020: A Vision for The New Millennium 
3) Wings of Fire: Unleashing The Power Within India
4) The Luminous Sparks
5) Mission India
6) Inspiring Thoughts
7) Indomitable Spirit
8) Envisioning an Empowered Nation
9) You are Born To Blossom: Take My Journey Beyond
10) Turning Points: A Journey Through Challenges
11) Target 3 Billion
12) My Journey: Transforming Dreams into Actions
13) A Manifesto for Change: A Sequel to India 2020
14)  Forge your Future: Candid, Forthright, Inspiring
15) Reignited: Scientific Pathways to a Brighter Future
16) Transcendence: My Spiritual Experiences 
17) Advantage India: From Challenge to Opportunity

A.P.J Abdul Kalam

1) Eternal Quest: Life and Times of Dr Kalam by S. Chandra
2) President A P J Abdul Kalam by R K Pruthi
3) A P J Abdul Kalam: The Visionary of India by K Bhushan
4) A Little Dream, A Documentary Film by P. Dhanapal

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