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Muhammad Iqbal

Allama Muhammad Iqbal (b.1877-d.1939) was an eminent Muslim philosopher from India. He is also recogonized as a great Urdu poet. His only work in English is Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam (1928). In 1938] he presented the idea of a seperate Muslim homeland in India, which became the basis for the creation of Pakistan. He died in 1939 and was buried near the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore (present day Pakistan.)