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Biographies of Muslim Personalities from Bihar

Compilers: M. Nauman Khan  and Ghulam Mohiuddin

Muslim Personalities main Page || Short Quiz on Prophet 's biography

Click on the links below to read biographies at www.salaam.co.uk**

Name Period Description
Qazi Mujahidul Islam 1936 - 2002 India’s religious leader and scholar. His fresh st ...
Ali Wardi Khan - 1756 Styled Mahabat Jang, his real name was Mirza Muha ...
Abdul Bari - 1947 Indian Labour leader; joined Khilafat movement. ...
Bedil Mirza Abdul Qadir 1644 - 1730 A Persian poet of India. His works included Ch ...
Eqbal Ahmad 1933 - 1999 Political scientist and peace activist. Eqbal ...
Humayoon Nasiruddin Muhammad 1508 - 1556 The eldest son of the Emperor Babar Shah was born ...
Ibrahim Bayu Malik - 1353 Governor of Bihar. In the province of Bihar, In ...
Syed Hussain Bilgrami 1842 - 1926 Eminent Indian Muslim. Syed Bilgrami served H ...
Iqbal Zafar 1956 - Hockey player. Iqbal was accredited Hockey play ...
Jafar Ali Khan - 1765 Nawab. Jafar is commonly known as Mir Jafar who ...
Kaiqubad Muizuddin - 1288 The grandson of Sultan Ghyasuddin Balban, whom he ...
Karamat Ali - 1873 An Indian reformer. Karamat studied theology u ...
Syed Ali Imam 1869 - 1932 Judge and politician. Syed Ali Imam returned to ...
Syed Hasan Imam 1871 - 1931 An Indian nationalist leader. Syed Hasan Imam ...
Shah Alam 1728 - 1806 King of Delhi. Shah Alam who who was the son o ...
Sher Shah Suri 1488 - 1545 King Sher Shah Suri was in the service of Muham ...
Syed Habibul-haq Nadvi - 1998 A distinguished scholar, author, teacher and da’iy ...
Syed Sulaiman Nadvi 1884 - 1953 Syed Sulaiman Nadvi was the editor of Al Nadwa fro ...
Yahya Sharfuddin Ahmad Maneri - 1379 A celebrated saint of India. Yahya had settled ...
Zakir Hussain 1897 - 1969 First India’s Muslim president. As vice chance ...
Jameel Mazhari 1904 - 1980 Urdu poet, altruism at its best. Jameel Mazhari ...
Surur Hoda 1928 - 2003 An activist with a great charm. Surur who for 2 ...
Mallick Muhammad Yunus 1884 - 1952 A prominent personality of Bihar, India. Yunus ...
Kaleem Ajiz 1920s - A respected and renowned poet of Urdu. Dr Kalee ...
Kamila Tyabji 1918 - 2004 A pioneering lawyer and campaigner who created job ...
Khuda Baksh Khan 1842 - 1908 A notable bibliophile of India Khuda Baksh Khan ...

** The Salaam Biographical Dictionary contains over 2250 biographical entries compiled by M. Nauman Khan in conjunction with Ghulam Mohiuddin, whose own idea and initial research laid the foundation of this project.

The selection is wide-ranging, spanning a period from early Islamic history
to the Twentieth Century. It includes short accounts of of men and women who have emerged from a Muslim milleau to influence the cultural, political and intellectual life of the society around them.

Muslim culture has a long tradition of biographical compilations.
One of the earliest biographical dictionaries was that of Ibn Khalikan,
born in Erbil in Iraq in 1211, who compiled the seven volume
'Wafayat al-A'yan wa Anba' Abna' al-Zaman'
(The Obituaries of Eminent Men)

You are invited to post any comments, supplementary details, or new biographical entries. Contributions are subject to review.