A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
 


 

Age: 83



Summary: former president of India from 2002 to 2007 known as the father of his country's military missile program who was a scientist and science administrator for 40 years before that, mainly at the state-run Defense Research & Development Organization and the Indian Space Research Organization, when he played a key organizational and technical role in India's nuclear program, but who also was a scientific adviser to the prime minister.




Cause of Death: Heart attack



Born: October 15, 1931


 
Died: July 27, 2015



Location:
Shillong, India