Dr. Kalam was the 11th President of India (2002-2007). Apart from being a politician, he was a scientist and a teacher.
He played an important role in the Pokhran-II nuclear tests in 1998 and was known as ‘Missile Man of India.‘
In July 2015, Dr. Kalam suffered from a cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture to the students of IIM Shillong.
The UN established World Students Day in 2010. He inspired millions of youth through his work, achievements, books, lectures, etc.
Here are some of the books written by him:
Wings of Fire: An Autobiography (1999).
Ignited Minds: Unleading the Power Within India (2002).
India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium (1998)