Allama Iqbal Biography

Muhammad Iqbal was born (09 -Nov-1877) in Sialkot , Punjab , Pakistan (Previously  British India).

Allama Iqbal forefathers were Barhamin (hindu) in religion . but in 17th century they became Muslim by a  Syed .

after becoming Muslim , Syed Named him Salleh

this was all happen because they impressed too much by Syed’s generosity , Morality and polite manner .

Syed Also gave his daughter to marry  in this Salleh  . after that , they become known as ‘Baba Salleh’.

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During the World war of independence  1857 ,

the Children of baba salleh ,

due to strictness of kashmir leader’s , along with many families they travel to Sialkot and stayed here .

Allama Muhammad Iqbal’s Grand father name was Sheikh Muhammad Rafiq. he has two son’s .

One was Sheikh Noor Muhammad (which is Allama iqbal’s father) and the other one was sheikh Ghulam Qadir.

Sheikh Ghulam Qadir was the employer of water department . he died in Ropra district ambala ,india .

Sheikh Noor Muhammad married to Imam bibi . Imam bibi was illiterate but very generous and humble .

Iqbal’s Father himself was illiterate but due to the company of Educated peoples , he had very deep knowledge .

people Often called him illiterate philosopher .

Many people came to him to learn explanation of difficult words in books .

Sheikh Noor Muhammad early profession was as a textile person at the Garden of  Dipti Wazeer ali balgrami where

Concert held jointly of Muslims and Hindus.

Imam bibi do never accept this money because she think that in this salary interest is involved , which is unacceptable in Islam .

that’s why when Allama iqbal was Born ,

her Mother did not feed her own milk and by selling her jewellery she bought a goat and feed him .

after some time , Allama iqbal’s father left his job and started his own business as a tailor of hat .

Soon he became very famous around.

Sheikh Noor Muhammad had Two Son’s and Three daughter’s .(some people say four daughters)

Elder Son Name was Sheikh Atta Muhammad and sheikh Muhammad Iqbal(Allama Muhammad Iqbal).

Allama iqbal’s father died Almost at the age of 90 in 1929 .

And Mother Passed away before his father almost 15 years .

Both’s Tomb are Near Imam sahb Sialkot.