But the perception of life as an organic unity is a slow achievement, and depends for its growth on a people's entry into the main current of world-events.
|Born||November 9, 1877|
Muhammad Iqbal (Allama Iqbal, Iqbal-e Lahori, Shair-e-Mashriq, Poet of the East, Mufakkir-e-Pakistan, The Thinker of Pakistan, Hakeem-ul-Ummat, The Sage of the Ummah) was a philosopher, an eminent poet and politician who is widely regarded as having inspired the Pakistan Movement.
He is considered one of the most important figures in Urdu literature, with literary work in both the Urdu and Persian languages. Iqbal is admired as a prominent classical poet by Pakistani, Indian, Iranian, and other international scholars of literature.
His popular poetry work includes 'Asrar-e-Khudi', 'Rumuz-i-Bekhudi', 'Payam-i-Mashriq', 'Zabur-i-Ajam', 'Bang-i-Dara', 'Bal-i-Jibril', 'Zarb-i Kalim' and 'Armughan-e-Hijaz'. In 1922, he was knighted by King George V, giving him the title "Sir".