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Mustafa [née Butt], Sophia (1922–2005), teacher, politician, and author, was born in Quadian, Gurdaspur district, Punjab, India, when her parents were on home leave from Kenya. Her father, Mohamed Hussein Butt (1890/91–1930), a Kashmiri Ahmadiyya, had moved to Kenya in 1910, where he worked for several companies and was a member of the ...


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Salam, Muhammad Abdus (1926–1996), theoretical physicist, was born on 29 January 1926 in Santokdas in the district of Sahiwal in the western Punjab, India (later Pakistan), the eldest of nine children of Muhammad Hussain (1891–1969), an educational official in the small market town of ...