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Lal Shahbaz Qalandar

Life Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, son of Ibrahim Kabeeruddin, was born in Maiwand, today’s Afghanistan. He was a SunniMuslim and his ancestors had migrated from Baghdad, Iraq and settled in Mashhad, Iran before moving to Maiwand. He lived when the Ghaznavid and Ghurids ruled in the Indus region(today’s Punjab, Pakistan). A contemporary of Rumi, he travelled around the Muslim world and settled in Sehwan, Sindh where he was eventually buried. There is …

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Inzamam-ul-Haq

Personal life His family moved out from the city of Hansi, nowadays in the modern Indian state of Haryana but then part of Punjab, during the Partition. In 2010, Inzamam and Saeed Anwar started Meat One, a chain of specialty meat shops.In 2017, Inzamam launched Legends of Inzamam ul Haq, a clothing store in Lahore. His nephew Imam-ul-Haq also plays for …

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Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi

Early life Esakhelvi was born in Esa Kheil, Mianwali, Punjab Province, Pakistan as Attaullah Khan Niazi. Niazi is a populous Pashtun tribe based in extreme north-west Punjabprovince of Pakistan and eastern regions of Afghanistan. Attaullah developed an interest in music as a child, but music was strictly forbidden in his home. Despite the restriction on music in his home, Attaullah secretly sought to learn …

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Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Early years Bacha Khan was born on 6 February 1890 into a generally peaceful and prosperous Pashtun family from Utmanzai in the Peshawar Valley of British India. His father, Bahram Khan, was a land owner in the area commonly referred to as Hashtnaghar. Bacha Khan was the second son of Bahram to attend the British-run …

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Shaheen Afridi

Early life and career Shaheen belongs to the Zakhakhel Afridi tribe of the Pashtuns.He grew up in Landi Kotal, a town in Khyber District, Pakistan, on the border with Afghanistan. He is the youngest of seven brothers; his eldest brother, 15 years his senior, is Riaz Afridi who played a solitary Test match for Pakistan in 2004. Shaheen started his …

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Nawaz Sharif

Personal life and education See also: Sharif family Government College University, where Sharif studied business Sharif was born in Lahore, Punjab, on 25 December 1949.The Sharif family are Punjabis of Kashmiri origin.His father, Muhammad Sharif, was an upper-middle-class businessman and industrialist whose family had emigrated from Anantnag in Kashmir for business. They settled in the village of Jati Umra in Amritsar district, Punjab, at …

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Malala Yousafzai

Early life Childhood Yousafzai with her father Ziauddinin 2013 Yousafzai was born on 12 July 1997 in the Swat District of Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, into a lower-middle-class family. She is the daughter of Ziauddin Yousafzai and Tor Pekai Yousafzai.Her family is Sunni Muslim of Pashtun ethnicity.e family did not …

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