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Full Name Abdul Qadeer Khan
Profession Physicist
Date of Birth April 1 , 1936
Current Age 87 years
Place of Birth Bhopal
Birth Country India
Birth Sign Aries
Dead or Alive Alive ( 87 years old)

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Abdul Qadeer Khan is one of the famous Physicist, who was born on the memorable day of April 1 in the year 1936. Hailing from the vibrant city of Madhya Pradesh, Abdul Qadeer Khan is a proud citizen of India.

Pakistani nuclear scientist who participated i his country’s atomic bomb project and made significant contributions in molecular morphology.

Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Abdul Qadeer Khan continues to be an inspiration for many.

Personal Information

Details about Abdul Qadeer Khan
Popular As: Abdul Qadeer Khan
First Name: Abdul
Last Name: Khan
Gender: Male
Birthday: April 1
Birth Year: 1936
Age: 87-years
Death Day: October 10
Death Year: 2021
Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Manner of Death: Covid-19
Place of Burial: Faisal Mosque
Siblings: Lee Sang-hoon
Education: University of Karachi; Delft University of Technology; Université catholique de Louvain; Katholieke Universiteit Leuven


He founded and established the Kahuta Research Laboratories in 1976 and served as it’s Director General until 2001.

He was put under house arrest after he came under suspicion of treason.


He had two children with his wife Henny Qadeer, whom he married in 1964. He was pardoned by President Pervez Musharraf in 2004.

Abdul Qadeer Khan Timeline

His older siblings, along with other family members, had emigrated to Pakistan during the partition of India in 1947, who would often write to Khan's parents about the new life they had found in Pakistan.
An émigré (Muhajir) from India who migrated to Pakistan in 1952, Khan was educated in the metallurgical engineering departments of Western European technical universities where he pioneered studies in phase transitions of metallic alloys, uranium metallurgy, and isotope separation based on gas centrifuges.
Science College before transferring to the University of Karachi, where he graduated in 1956 with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in physics with a concentration on solid-state physics.
In 1961, Khan departed for West Germany to study material science at the Technical University in West Berlin, where he academically excelled in courses in metallurgy, but left West Berlin when he switched to the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands in 1965.
In 1962, while on vacation in The Hague, he met Hendrina "Henny" Reternik – a British passport holder who had been born in South Africa to Dutch expatriates.
In 1963, he married Henny in a modest Muslim ceremony at Pakistan's embassy in The Hague.