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date: 25 November 2020

Iqbal, Sir Muhammadlocked

(1877–1938)
  • H. A. R. Gibb
  • , revised by Francis Robinson

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Iqbal, Sir Muhammad (1877–1938), philosopher and poet, was born at Sialkot in the Punjab on 9 November 1877. He was the younger son of Sheikh Nuruddin Muhammad, whose forebears were Hindu converts to Islam originally from Kashmir, and Imam Bibi, a devout woman of working-class background. He was educated at the ...

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