Abdul Kalam was a great leader. When he was giving a speech - Creating a Livable Planet Earth, in a Indian university, he passed away.
Abdul Kalam was a noble soul. He was a great scientist and also a wonderful poet. Kalam never married, he devoted his life for the development of India. Millions of Indians are inspired to work hard because of Abdul Kalam. Abdul Kalam played a key role in India's Space Program.
Abdul Kalam was a muslim, but he ate simple vegetarian food. I feel Abdul Kalam would have became a vegan if he had come to know about the cruel conditions of cows in India and across the world...
Here are some interesting articles and videos of Abdul Kalam,