World student day and missile man of India

United nation declared 15th October as world student day in 2010 to mark the birthday of great former president of India and scientist, APJAbdul Kalam

Born in 1931 October 15 pilgrimage centre of Rameswaram, on Pamban Island, Tamil Nadu. His full name is Abul Pakir Jainulabdeen

He served as president of India during 25 July 2002 to 25 July 2007. He also served as project director at Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

Kalam served as Chief Scientific Adviser to the prime minister and secretary of DRDO from 1992-1999. During Pokhran nuclear test he played intensive political and technological role

Switzerland celebrates May 26 as National Science Day to mark the day which APJ Abdul Kalam visited this country.

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