|Dr. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam |
• Born : 15th October, 1931
• Birth Place : Tamil Nadu, India
- He became the 11th President of India on 25th July, 2002. He is a well known Scientist of International repute.
- He is an Architect of Indian Defence Research & Development, particularly Missile Technology.
- Received Padma Bhushan in 1981 & Padma Vibhushan in 1990.
- He is the recipient of 'Bharat Ratna' award in 1998.