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Muhammad Ali Jinnah

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Birthday
25, 1876
Birthplace
Karachi, Pakistan
Death Date
Sep 11, 1948 (71)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
25, 1876
Birthplace
Karachi, Pakistan
Death Date
Sep 11, 1948 (71)

About

Political leader of the All-India Muslim League who founded an independent majority-Muslim state, which became Pakistan, in 1947. He was the first Governor-General of Pakistan and his birthday is observed as a national holiday in Pakistan.

Before Fame

With a well-rounded, international education, he began working as a lawyer in Bombay.

Trivia

He began to campaign on behalf of an independent Muslim state in the Indian subcontinent in the late 1930s, and because of his eventual achievements his birthday is observed as a national holiday in Pakistan.

Family Life

He was born in Karachi, Pakistan, then still part of India, the eldest of seven children of a Khoja Muslim family.

Associated With

Christopher Lee portrayed him in the biopic Jinnah, produced by Delhavi Films.