Dr Apj Abdul Kalam

Dr. Apj Abdul Kalam

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Full Name Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam
Nickname Missile Man, People’s President
Profession Professor, Author, Aerospace Scientist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 163 cm
in meters– 1.63 m
in feet inches– 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 60 kg
in pounds– 132 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Grey
Personal Life
Date of Birth 15 October 1931
Birth Place Rameswaram, Ramnad District, Madras Presidency, British India
(now in Ramanathapuram District, Tamil Nadu, India
Date of Death 27 July 2015
Place of Death Shillong, Meghalaya, India
Age (at the time of death) 83 Years
Death Cause Cardiac arrest (Stroke)
Resting Place Pei Karumbu, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Libra


Nationality Indian
Hometown Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India
School Schwartz Higher Secondary School, Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu, India
College/University St. Joseph’s College, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India
Madras Institute of Technology, Chromepet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Science in Physics from Saint Joseph’s College, the University of Madras in 1954
A Degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Madras Institute of Technology in 1960
Family Father– Jainulabiddin Marakayar (A boat owner and Imam of a local Mosque)

Mother– Ashiamma Jainulabiddin (Housewife
Brothers– Kasim Mohammed, Mustafa Kamal, Mohammed Muthu Meera Lebbai Maraikayar

Sister– Asim Zohra (eldest)

Religion Islam
Ethnicity Tamil Muslim
Hobbies Playing Veena, Delivering Motivational Lectures, Walking, Listening to Indian Classical Music


Some Lesser Known Facts About Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

  • He was born to a Tamil Muslim family in Rameswaram.
  • Kalam’s father owned a ferry, which took Hindu pilgrims back and forth between Rameswaram and Dhanushkodi (now uninhabited).
  • He was the youngest of 4 brothers and one sister in his family.
  • His ancestors had been affluent traders and landowners. They mainly had grocery trade to and from Sri Lanka.
  • Because of ferrying pilgrims between the mainland and Pamban, the family earned the title of “Mara Kalam iyakkivar” (wooden boat steerers).
Dr. Apj Abdul Kalam
Dr. Apj Abdul Kalam

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