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Abdul Qadir

Birth:1872

Death:1950

A literary figure. His launching of an Urdu monthly magazine, in 1901, called Makhzan Sheikh Sir Abdul Qadir created a stir in the literary and poetical circle in India - Iqbal was first published in the magazine. He was the editor of the Observer, the first Muslim newspaper of English, founded in 1895, in India. Sheikh Sir Abdul Qadir held several important positions in different spheres including minister of education of Punjab in 1925. Abdul Qadir went to England, in 1904, and returned, in 1907, after obtaining his bar at law from London. Abdul Qadir was born into an educated family in Kasur, Punjab.

Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin

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