In this article, you will get to know Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam biography net worth in 2021.
Who was Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam ?
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Sir whose full name is Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was the first Indian Aerospace scientist to launch and stop the missile, that’s why he is also known as a missile man. He was the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007.
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Birth Date , Age And When Died
|Date of Birth||15 October 1931|
|Birth Place||Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu|
|Died||27 July 2015 Shillong, India (at the age of 83) by cardiac arrest|
|Resting Place||Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Desiya Ninaivagam, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu|
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Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Family
|Brother||Mohammed Muthu Meera Lebbai Maraikayar|
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Qualification
|High School||Schwartz Higher Secondary School|
|College||St. Joseph’s College, Tiruchirappalli|
|Graduation in Physics||Madras Institute of Technology|
|Aerospace Engineering||Madras Institute of Technology,1958|
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Awards And Honors
|1981||Padma Bhushan, Government Of India|
|1990||Padma Vibhushan, Government Of India|
|1994||Distinguished Fellow, India|
|1995||Honorary Fellow, India|
|1997||Bharat Ratna, President Of India|
|1997||Indira Gandhi Award For National Integration, Indian National Congress|
|1998||Veer Savarkar Award, Government Of India|
|2000||Ramanujan Award, Chennai India|
|2007||Honorary Doctorate of Science, UK|
|2007||King Charles || Medal, UK|
|2007||Honorary Doctorate of Science And Technology, Carnegie Mellon University|
|2008||Doctor of Science, Aligarh India|
|2008||Doctor of Science, Malaysia|
|2008||Doctor of Engineering, Singapore|
|2009||International Von Karman Wings Award, USA|
|2009||Hoover Medal, USA|
|2009||Honorary Doctorate, Oakland University|
|2010||Doctor of Engineering, University of Waterloo|
|2011||IEEE Honorary Membership, IEEE|
|2012||Doctor of Laws, Simon Fraser University|
|2013||Von Braun Award, National Space Society|
|2014||Doctor of Science, Edinburgh University|
|2014||Honorary Professor, China|
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NOTE:- Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Sir has also received other Awards, Honors, And Medals. Dr, Kalam sir is one of the most brilliant and talented people in the world. he served his whole life for the development of India in different ways. he never bought a television in his life.
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Contribution in Indian Developement
|2002 to 2007||President of India|
|1992 – 1997||Scientific Advisor to Defence Minister|
|1999 – 2001||Principal Scientific Adviser to The Government|
|1998||Nuclear Weapon Power Test Solidified|
|1998||Technology Vision 2020|
After returning to civilian life Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam decided to develop Indian science and technology. He became a lecturer in several universities because he believed that the students are the future of science and technology and have new ideas.
How Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Died ?
While delivering the lecture on “Creating a Livable Planet Earth” at the Indian Institue of Management Kalam collapsed and died from an apparent Cardiac Arrest (HEART ATTACK) on 27 July 2015, aged 83. Thousands, including national-level dignitaries, attended the funeral ceremony held in his hometown at Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Desiya Ninaivagam, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu.
Things left behind by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
- 2500 books
- A Wristwatch
- Six Shirts
- Four trousers
- Three Suits
- Pair of Shoes
Dr. Kalam was a simple living man hence he does not own any property, fridge, TV, car or AC. He neither died in penury, nor did he live a life of luxury. He survived on the royalty that he received from his books – he authored four of them – and his pension.
No one knows how much exact amount of life savings he had. H Sheridan who was his secretery for more than two decades said “There wasn’t much to write home about”.
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Some Motivational Quotes by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
These are some of the very famous motivational quotes by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam sir which inspired thousands of peoples.
- “If you fail, never give up because F.A.I.L. means, First Attempt In Learning.”
- “You cannot change your future, but you can change your habits, and surely your habits will change your future.”
- “If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like the sun.”
- “Don’t take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.”
- “You have to dream before your dreams can come true.”
- ” ‘Dream is not the thing you see in sleep but is that thing that doesn’t let you sleep.”
- “Dream, dream, dream. Dreams transform into thoughts, and thoughts result in action.”
- “Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.”
- “Man needs difficulties in life because they are necessary to enjoy the success.”
- “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam FAQ’s
What is the birthdate of Dr. APJ
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was born on 15 October 1931.
When Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam died?
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam died on 27 July 2015.
What was his age when Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam died?
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam died at the age of 83 while giving talk in Shilong.
What was the cause of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam death?
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was died due to Cardiac Arrest in Shiong.
Was Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam married?
No, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was not married.
What are the things left behind by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam?
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was a simple living man and even he does not have his own house. After his death, these are the things that he left behind.
Pair of Shoes
What was the Net Worth of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam?
There is No Official data available for the Net Worth of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.
What is the religious belief of Dr Apj Abdul Kalam?
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam believes in Islam.