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Sir Mohammad Iqbal was known as Allama Iqbal, was a famous poet, philosopher and politician in British India. Iqbal was a very learn man who did his studies in India and some in England and Germany . His first poetry book Asrar-e-Khudi and other books of poetry include Rumuz-i-Bekhudi, Payam-i-Mashriq and Zubair-i-Ajam.
Allma Iqbal was born on 9 November 1877 in Sialkot, in the Punjab Province of British India. His grandparents were Kashmiri Pandit, from Kashmir who converted to Islam. Sheikh Noor Mohammad was Iqbal’s father. He was a tailor not an educated man but a religious man. Iqbal’s mother Imam Bibi was a homemaker who helped the poor and neighbours.
Iqbal was married three times in his life. His first wife was Karim Bibi second wife was Sardar Begum and third wife was Mukhtar Begum.
He has three children Miraj Begum, Aftab Iqbal and Javid Iqbal.
Iqbal died on 21 April in 1938 due to throat infection.
A few minutes before his death he recited these touching lines:
The departed melody may return or not!
The zephyr from Hijaz may blow again o not!
The day of this Faqir has comed to an end !
Another see may come or not!
At the age 4 years old Iqbal was sent to the masjid to learn Qur’an. He completed his intermediate with the Faculty of Arts from Murray College in 1895. The same year , Iqbal enrolled in Government College Lahore for his bachelors, to study Philosophy, English literature and Arabic. He received his Master of Arts degree from the same college had the first place in Punjab University, Lahore in 1899.
After Master of Arts Degree , Iqbal started his academic career as a reader of Arabic at Oriental College . Then he became a junior Professor of Philosophy at Government College Lahore.
In 1906 for higher study he went to England. In 1907 he went to Germany to pursue phd from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. In 1908 he returned to India and joined the same Government College. At this time Iqbal practiced as a lawyer. In 1919 he became the general secretary of Anjuman-e-Himayat-e-Islam. Due to failing health he stopped practicing low and started to contribute Urdu and Persian literature.
He was awarded named 'Sir' in 1922 by the British Government.
His poetic books in Persian:
Poetic book in Urdu:
Books in English:
The development of Metaphysics in Persia
The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam
kabhee ham unko, kabhee apane ghar ko dekhte haiN.