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Dr. Abdul Kalam

25 April, 2021

A.P.K. Abdul Kalam was born on October 15, 1931 in Tamil Nadu, India. From an early age Abdul Kalam had to work hard to help his family. He studied at St. Joseph’s College, Thiruchirappalli. He had average grades at school but he was a hard working student who loved learning.

He obtained a degree in physics from the University of Madras and specialised in Aeronautical Engineering at the Madras Institute of Technology. After graduating he started to work as a scientist.

During this time he directed many successful research programs.He received many awards and wrote several books too. In 2002 Abdul Kalam was elected as the eleventh President of India. He served in that position until 2007.

He passed away on July 27, 2015.


M.H.F. Husna

Grade 11

K/Al Manar National School