Monthly Archive: July 2016

Pakistan Muslim Leaders 1,495

Pakistan Muslim Leaders

Muhammad Ali Jinnah Allama Muhammad Iqbal (1873-1938) Muhammad Ali Johar (1878-1931) Chaudhry Fazlul Haque (1873-1962) Liaqat Ali Khan (1895-1951) Choudhary Rahmat Ali [1895-1951]

Choudhary Rahmat Ali [1895-1951] 520

Choudhary Rahmat Ali [1895-1951]

  Chaudhry Rahmat Ali, founder of the Pakistan National Movement, was born in 1895. From his early childhood, Rahmat Ali showed signs of great promise as a student. After completing his schooling, he joined the Islamia College of Lahore in order to get his Bachelor of Arts degree. Rahmat Ali...

Liaqat Ali Khan (1895-1951) 1,875

Liaqat Ali Khan (1895-1951)

Born into an aristocratic family in Karnal, Punjab, Liaqat Ali Khan could have relied on his hefty family inheritance to maintain a life of luxury and comfort. But he did nothing of the sort. The life of Liaqat Ali Khan, who earned the titles Qaid-e-Millat and Shahid-e-Millat, was one of...

Chaudhry Fazlul Haque (1873-1962) 1,612

Chaudhry Fazlul Haque (1873-1962)

Chaudhry Fazlul Haque was an advocate par excellence for Muslims in India, especially those in Bengal, as well as for the Pakistan movement. He is credited with including Bengal in the vision for Pakistan. The Saturia, Bengal-born Islamic scholar and political activist pushed for the cause of education and political...

Muhammad Ali Johar (1878-1931) 161

Muhammad Ali Johar (1878-1931)

    Islamic scholar Muhammad Ali Johar was a dynamic leader second only to Muhammad Ali Jinnah himself. He is best known for his leadership of the Khilafah movement, in whose capacity he was influential even among non-Muslims like Mohandas Gandhi. The poet and journalist was educated at Aligarh and...

Allama Muhammad Iqbal (1873-1938) 861

Allama Muhammad Iqbal (1873-1938)

Iqbal is credited with developing the idea of Pakistan from the start, although he died nine years before he could see his dream come to fruition. Although Iqbal was politically active, he was best known for his inspiring Urdu and Persian poetry, which many credit for waking up the Muslims...

Muhammad Ali Jinnah 1,586

Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Born in Karachi to a Gujurati family, Pakistan’s founder was among the first students of a Muslim school in Bombay which was also attended by the renown Quran translator Abudllah Yusuf Ali. Jinnah also attended the school Sind Madrassat-ul-Islam in his native Karachi. From a young age, his aspirations were...