Review As personality 8.4
Review As Poet 8.5
Summary rating from 36 user's marks. You can set own marks for this article - just click on stars above and press "Accept".
Summary 8.5 great

Allama Iqbal

Allama Iqbal

Allama Iqbal

Name: Muhammad Iqbal

Nick name: Iqbal

Nationality:  British Raj

Born City:  Sialkot  , Pakistan

Birth Date:  9 November 1877

Profession : Philosopher, Poet, Politician, Lawyer, Professor

Religion : Muslim

University/College :Cambridge University, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich ,Trinity College, Cambridge, Government College University ,Murray College

Degree : Bachelor of Arts in philosophy, English literature and Arabic,  Master of Arts

Died on: 21 April 1938 (throat illness)

Father Name: Sheikh Noor Muhammad

Mother Name:  Imam Bibi

Siblings: Fatima Bibi (S), Sheikh Ata Muhammad (B), Talay Bibi (S) ,Karim Bibi (S) ,Zaynab Bibi (S)

Spouse: Karim Bibi (m- 1893 ) ,Mukhtar Begum (m- 1913) , Sirdar begum

Children: Javed Iqbal (Mother , Sirdar begum )

Here are list of some famous Books of Dr Allama Iqbal.

  • Javid Nama
  • bal e jibril
  • Payam-e mashriq
  • Shikwa and jawab-i-shikwa
  • Islam and Ahmadism
  • Zarb-i-Kalim
  • Gift from Hijaz



 Who is Allama Iqbal ?

Allama Iqbal  was a philosopher, poet,  and politician, as well as barrister ,academic and scholar in British India. He is called the “Spiritual Father of Pakistan “.

Allama Iqbal Early Life ,Education and Career :

  • Allama Iqbal was born on 9 November 1877 in Sialkot. He belongs to Kashmiri family. Iqbal’s father, Sheikh Noor Muhammad  was a tailor.Iqbal’s mother Imam Bibi was humble woman ,who helped needy people.
  • He was four years old when  was admitted to the mosque to learn the Qur’an.
  • Iqbal learned  Arabic language from his teacher, Syed Mir Hassan who was professor of Arabic at Scotch Mission College ( Sialkot  ).
  • He matriculated  from Scotch Mission College in 1893 and completed intermediate in    Faculty of Arts diploma form same college in  1895.
  • In 1895 ,he enrolled at Government College University (GC Lahore )  Bachelor of Arts in English literature, philosophy  and Arabic .
  • Iqbal won the Khan Bahadurddin F.S. Jalaluddin medal (In GC) for performing  well in Arabic.
  • He received his Master of Arts degree from  GC Lahore and had the first place in University of the Punjab (Punjab University )in 1899.
  • in 1905, Iqbal travelled to England for education . He qualified for a scholarship from Trinity College, University of Cambridge.He received   Bachelor of Arts  Degree in 1906 .
  • In 1907, He moved to Germany for his doctoral studies, and earned a Doctor of Philosophy  Degree in 1908.
  • During his study in Europe, Iqbal began to write poetry in Persian. 
  • Iqbal was also a known Advocate,and appeared before the Lahore High Court in both civil and criminal matters.
  • In 1933, after coming back  from  Spain and Afghanistan trip , Iqbal suffered from a mysterious throat illness.After suffering  his illness, Iqbal died in Lahore on 21 April 1938. His tomb is located in Hazuri Bagh.

Iqbal Poetry :

Ishq Bhi Ho Hijab Mein Husn Bhi Ho Hijab Mein

Ye Tu Khud Aaskaar Ho Ye Muje Aashkaar Kar


Related posts

Poet William Shakespeare

Poet William Shakespeare

Interesting Facts about Poet William Shakespeare:   Poet William Shakespeare Life Facts:   Poet William Shakespeare was born on April 1564 at the place of Stratford upon Avon in United States. He was born in the house of John Shakespeare and Mary Shakespeare. He has...


  1. Ahmed December 5, 2018

    What a poet

  2. Trackback: Who is Hammad Safi ?| Nanha professor Biography | Education| Video

Leave a Reply