It’s a loss the nation still can’t come to terms with. Despite the passage of time, the mere mention of a man as noble and great as APJ Abdul Kalam reminds us of the modesty and the humility of the man. APJ Abdul Kalam was born on 15th October 1931 at Rameshwaram and that is where his last rites were performed after his death on 27th July, 2015. His full name is Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam though is is famous as and generally only called APJ Abdul Kalam or Kalam. APJ Abdul Kalam came from humble roots and he never let his fame and success overpower the memory of those roots. Till his last breat, he never abused the position he was at or the fame or the power. It was his largesse and his gentility that made him the man he truly was! Also Read - India Records Over 1.6 Lakh Cases in Last 24 Hours, Surpasses Brazil to Become Second Most COVID-hit Country After US

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APJ Abdul Kalam was the youngest child in a family of four brothers and a sister. He came from a very poor background and in a young age, sold newspapers to help his family make a living. His dream was to become a fighter pilot and he unfortunately missed his dream as he placed 9th in the qualifiers when there were only 8 openings. While at school and college/university, he was always an average student. However, his love for mathematics kept his up studying late into the night. Kalam was the 11th President of India and succeeded K. R Narayan as the President. After giving up his post as the president, he became a professor and visiting faculty at multiple institutes across India. It was during one of his lectures as the IIM, Megahlaya that he suffered a cardiac arrest and passed away. Also Read - FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Tournament Director Roma Khanna Resign

Here are some amazing and beautiful pictures of APJ Abdul Kalam in memory of the great man.

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