|Dr. Zakir Husain was born on February 8, 1897 in Hyderabad, India. He was the third President of India from May 13, 1967 until his death on May 3, 1969. He was educated at Islamia High School, Etawah and at the Anglo-Muhammadan Oriental College (now Aligarh Muslim University). Husain was among the small group of students and teachers who founded a National Muslim University near Delhi and named it Jamia Millia Islamia. And then he left for Germany to carry on his further studies.