- NAME: A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
- OCCUPATION: Engineer, World Leader, Scientist
- BIRTH DATE: October 15, 1931 (Age: 82)
- EDUCATION: Madras Institute of Technology
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Dhanushkodi, Rameswaram, India
- Nickname: Missile Man
- AKA: A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
- Full Name: Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam
- AKA: Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
- ZODIAC SIGN: Libra
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A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is an Indian scientist and politician who served his country as president from 2002 to 2007.
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A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was born in India on October 15, 1931. A lifelong scientist, Kalam's prominent role in India's 1998 nuclear weapons tests established him as a national hero. In 2002, India's ruling National Democratic Alliance helped him win election against the country's former president, Kocheril Raman Narayanan; Kalam became India's 11th president, a largely ceremonial post, in July 2002.
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