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Iqbal, Sir Muhammad (1877–1938), philosopher and poet  

H. A. R. Gibb

revised by Francis Robinson

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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Jamal, Mahmood (1948–2020), poet, translator, and film and television producer  

Khizar Humayun Ansari

Jamal, Mahmood (1948–2020), poet, translator, and film and television producer, was born in Lucknow, India, on 11 March 1948, the son of Maulana Jamal Mian (1919–2012), politician, and his wife, Asar Fatima. He was a descendant of the scholarly ulama-Sufi family of ...