Muhammad Iqbal

1877 - 1938

Muhammad Iqbal

Sir Allama Muhammad Iqbal (; Urdu: محمد اِقبال‎; 9 November 1877 – 21 April 1938), known as Allama Iqbal, was a poet, philosopher, theorist, and barrister in British India. He has been called the "Spiritual Father of Pakistan" for his contributions to the nation. Iqbal's poems, political contributions, and academic and scholarly research were distinguished. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muhammad Iqbal has received more than 3,415,700 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 533rd most popular writer.

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Among writers, Muhammad Iqbal ranks 530 out of 4,883Before him are Henri Barbusse, Walter Raleigh, Bohumil Hrabal, Patrick Süskind, Charles, Duke of Orléans, and Gustav Meyrink. After him are Eugene O'Neill, Mihai Eminescu, Ivan Bunin, Tyrtaeus, Gabriele D'Annunzio, and Alfred Jarry.

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Among people born in 1877, Muhammad Iqbal ranks 12Before him are Charles Glover Barkla, G. H. Hardy, Joan Gamper, Frederick Soddy, Francis William Aston, and Edgar Cayce. After him are Louis Renault, Heinrich Otto Wieland, Said Nursî, Raoul Dufy, Kārlis Ulmanis, and Kees van Dongen. Among people deceased in 1938, Muhammad Iqbal ranks 17Before him are Faustina Kowalska, Robert Johnson, Carl von Ossietzky, Alexei Rykov, Kanō Jigorō, and Genrikh Yagoda. After him are Gabriele D'Annunzio, Suzanne Lenglen, Thomas Wolfe, Osip Mandelstam, Suzanne Valadon, and Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Muhammad Iqbal ranks 6 out of 125Before him are Akbar (1542), Shah Jahan (1592), Bhagat Singh (1907), Al-Walid I (668), and Guru Nanak (1469). After him are Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (1910), Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876), Porus (-400), Benazir Bhutto (1953), Ahmad Shah Durrani (1722), and Nearchus (-356).