|born on||9 November 1877 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )|
|Place||Sialkot, India, 32n29, 74e33|
|Timezone||LMT m74e33 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||16°41' 01°32 Asc. 15°33'|
Indian Muslim philosopher, poet and politician in British India who is widely regarded as having inspired the Pakistan Movement. He is considered one of the most important figures in Urdu literature, with literary work in both the Urdu and Persian languages. In 1922, he was knighted by King George V. He died on 21 April 1938, aged 60, in Lahore, Punjab, British India.
Sy Scholfield quotes "Iqbal: Mind and Art" by Jagan Nāth Āzād, et al (National Book House, 1983), p. 48: "Allama Iqbal's nephew, Sheikh Ejaz Ahmad, to whom All India Radio's circular letter makes a reference, is on record having said that according to his aunt, Iqbal's elder sister, Iqbal was born on 'Friday at 4 a.m.' Now, it is the 3rd of Dhu Qa'd 1294 AH corresponding to November 9, 1877, and not February 22, 1873 A.D., which falls on Friday."
- Vocation : Politics : Public office
- Vocation : Religion : Other Religion (Philosopher)
- Vocation : Writers : Poet