11th President of India
25 July 2002 – 25 July 2007
Born: Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam – 15 October 1931 Rameswaram, Ramnad District, Madras Presidency, British India (now in Ramanathapuram District, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 27 July 2015 (aged 83)Shillong, Meghalaya, India.
Cause of Death: Cardiac arrest
Alma Mater: St. Joseph’s College, Tiruchirappalli Madras Institute of Technology
Profession: Professor, Author, Aerospace scientist
Awards: Bharat Ratna 1997, Padma Vibhushan 1990, Padma Bhushan 1981