Allama Iqbal





Allama Iqbal

Author profile


born
in Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan
November 09, 1877

died
April 21, 1938

gender
male

website

genre

influences


About this author

Sir Allama Mohammad Iqbal also known as Allama Iqbal was born in 1877 in Sialkot, Punjab, in British Ruled India, now Pakistan, and was educated in the local school and college in Sialkot, before going on the university in Lahore. There he studied Arabic and philosophy as an undergraduate, then in 1899 did an M.A. in philosophy (being ranked first in the Punjab, and awarded a Gold Medal). He was appointed to a Readership in Arabic at the Oriental College in Lahore, and over the next few years became well known as a poet, as well as writing his first book (in Urdu), The Knowledge of Economics (1903).

In 1905 he travelled to Europe to continue his philosophical studies, first at Cambridge, then at Munich, where he obtained his doctorate with a...more


Average rating: 4.45 · 1,412 ratings · 76 reviews · 49 distinct works · Similar authors
The Reconstruction Of Relig...
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 287 ratings — published 1355 — 24 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Shikwa and Jawab-i-Shikwa
by
4.56 of 5 stars 4.56 avg rating — 169 ratings — published 1991 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kulyat-e-Iqbal
4.76 of 5 stars 4.76 avg rating — 129 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Bang-e-Dara
4.57 of 5 stars 4.57 avg rating — 131 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Baal-e-Jibreel
4.56 of 5 stars 4.56 avg rating — 111 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Zarb-e-Kaleem: Armagan-e-Hijaz
4.54 of 5 stars 4.54 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Allama Iqbal: Selected Poetry
by
4.62 of 5 stars 4.62 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 2006
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Secrets of the Self: A ...
4.34 of 5 stars 4.34 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1953 — 20 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ziarah Abadi - Javid Nama
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 1932 — 10 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Poetry of Allama Iqbal
4.64 of 5 stars 4.64 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 2001
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Allama Iqbal…
“people who have no hold over their process of thinking ara likely to be ruined by liberty of thought.”
Allama Iqbal

“The alchemist of the West has turned stone into glass
But my alchemy has transmuted glass into flint

Pharaohs of today have stalked me in vain”
Allama Iqbal

“Khudi ko kar buland itna ke har taqder se pehle

Khuda bande se khud pooche bata teri raza kya hai.”
Allama Iqbal

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Goodreads Malaysia: What new books have you bought recently? 630 645 Jan 23, 2012 09:20AM  
Goodreads Malaysia: Acara Buku Ogos 2013 1 24 Aug 19, 2013 12:30AM