Gk Based Interesting Facts & Figures about Allama Iqbal in Both English & Urdu Languages
Welcome to read top 20 general knowledge facts about Allama Iqbal in Urdu & English Languages. Allama Iqbal is our national poet. He received the title on Sir conditionally in 1922. He married thrice (1st wife Karim Bibi 1895, 2nd wife Sardar Begum, 1910 & 3rd wife Mukhtar Begum 1914). He was a Kashmiri.
1-Allama Iqbal Poetry books are in Urdu and English languages. His some poems are in Punjabi language too.
2-Allama Iqbal delivered series of six lectures on “The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam”.
3-Allama Iqbal was a Ravian and he also became lecturer in his Alma mater.
4- The Development of Metaphysics in Persia was the topic of Iqbal thesis in his Phd.
5-Allama Iqbal participated in the second and third round table conferences in 1931 & 1032 as a representative of Indian Muslims.
6-Allama Iqbal also wrote Tarana e Hindi (Sare Jahan Se Achha Hindustan Hamara).
7-Iqbal won the provincial assembly seat of Punjab in 1926.
8-Ilm ul Iqtisad is the one and only Urdu prose book of Allama Muhammad Iqbal which was published in 1903.
9-Bang-i-Dara, Bal-i-Jibril and Zarb-i Kalim are the Allama Iqbal poetry books in Urdu language. Armughan-e-Hijaz is in both Urdu and English languages. All other Allama Iqbal poetry books are in Persian language like Rumuz-i-Bekhudi, Asrar-i-Khudi, Payam-i-Mashriq, Javid Nama, Zabur-i-Ajam etc.
10-More than 104 cases of Muhammad Iqbal were reported in prominent law journals on his time. He also won more than 50% of his cases. In short Allama Iqbal was a successful lawyer but he had more interest in revolutionary poetry.
11-Now a days 9th November (Date of Birth of Allama Iqbal) is not a public holiday in Pakistan.
12-First Iqbal day was celebrated in the life of Allama Muhammad Iqbal to pay him tribute.
13-Allama Iqbal with Benito Mussolini in 1933. He was impressed by the discipline on his party. He also visited the Afghanistan in 1933 on the invitation of Afghan government.
14-Iqbal delivered the famous Allahabad address as President of All India Muslim League in 1930. In this address he gave the idea of separate homeland for Indian Muslims.
15-Visit of Musjid e Qurtaba was the most emotional incident in Allama’s life. He said Azan their after 500 years in 1933.
16-Allama Iqbal urged the Chaudhry Niaz Ali Khan for establishing the Dar ul Islam Trust Institute in his land at Pathankot district. He was patron of this trust. Abul A’la Maududi and Ghulam Ahmed Pervez were invited to work on Islam in this Dar ul Islam Trust.
17-In last years of his life had a throat problem so he left his legal profession in 1934. Then Nawab of Bhopal issued a pension of 500 rupees per month in his name.
18-Allama Iqbal also served as President of All India Kashmir Committee for raising the voice in favor of innocent Kashmiri Muslims who were against the brutal dogra raj.
19-It was Allama who forced the Quaid e Azam to lead the Indian Muslims in their war of independence.
20-Allama Iqbal was never even nominated for Nobel Prize due to his revolutionary and Pro Islamic thoughts and poetry. Visit our GK & MCQs category frequently for reading articles on general knowledge.
General Knowledge about Allama Iqbal in Urdu & English Languages-Top 20 Facts