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Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Muhammad Ali Jinnah Biography

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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.

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.
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.

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