Abul Kalam Azad Rank
About Abul Kalam Azad
Abul Kalam Azad was an Indian Islamic theologian, scholar and independence activist. Originally born in Makkah, his family returned to India, in the 1890s, where through self-tuition and home-schooling he became a scholar of Islamic jurisprudence and other secular disciplines at a young age.
He wrote extensively as a poet and as a journalist on subject matters such as Indian nationalism and criticism of the British Raj.
He served as the president of the Indian National Congress and was instrumental in India’s fight for independence. After India gained independence, he became its first Minister of Education.
His parents were Muhammad Khairuddin bin Ahmed Al Hussaini and Sheikha Alia bint Mohammad. He married Zulaikha Begum when he was just 13 years old.
He was posthumously honored with a Bharat Ratna in 1992. His birthday is India’s “National Education Day”.
He died from a stroke on 22 February 1958.
Abul Kalam Azad Rank
F.A.Q. about Abul Kalam Azad
When is his birthday?
Abul Kalam Azad's birthday is on November 11, 1888.
In how many days is his birthday?
Abul Kalam Azad's birthday is in 106 days
How old was Abul Kalam Azad when he died?
He was 69 years old.
When did he die?
He died in February 22, 1958.
How old would he be today?
Abul Kalam Azad would be 132 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Abul Kalam Azad from?
He was born in Mecca.
Abul Kalam Azad's Popularity
Abul Kalam Azad was a famous Indian activist, scholar, and politician, who was born on November 11, 1888. As a person born on this date, Abul Kalam Azad is listed in our database as the 118th most popular celebrity for the day (November 11) and the 43rd most popular for the year (1888).
People born on November 11 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Abul Kalam Azad is the 3016th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Abul Kalam Azad's birthday, Abul Kalam Azad is the 551st most famous Indian.
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