Wife Of Allama iqbal / Wives OF Iqbal / Allama Iqbal wife name

Iqbal's First wife karim Bibi(1874-1947) came from a well-to-do family in Gujrat. Her father Shiekh Ata Muhammad (1850-1922) received the title of 'Khan Bahadur' from the British government in 1877 and was served as a physician. Karim Bibi's marriage with Iqbal took place on May 4, 1893(the same day when Iqbal entrance examination result were announced). the marriage was not very successful and the couple was formally separated sometime between 1910 and 1913. Iqbal continued paying her a stipend till her death.Karim Bibi had one elder brother and four younger sisters, one of whom mothered the famous music composer Khawaja Khursheed Anwar.

Mukhtar Begum(d.1924) was Iqbal's second wife and died in her first childbirth in 1924.Iqbal married her in 1913. She left no offspring.  Iqbal's marriage too Mukhtar was almost case of mistaken identity, we are told by his friend mirza Jalaluddin.
Iqbal and his family were under the impression that they had proposed the daughter of a well-to-do person in Ludhiana(Punjab), but it was only learnt after the marriage 
that Mukhtar was the orphaned niece of the gentleman. However, it was hardly an issue and Iqbal was quite happy with her.
Mukhtar had an amiable nature and fond of keeping pets, especially cat. Mukhtar and sardar become pregnant around the same time and it is reported that they affectionately decided to exchange their children.
Iqbal accompanied Mukhtar to her parental home for the childbirth and was much moved by her death.
"when i asked her minutes before her death how she was doing she just replied, i am fine, although she was about to die and knew it," He wrote to her older brother Ata Mohammad.
"To bring forth and ordinary human being into this world where he would not even live more than fifty or sixty years the nature gives so much pain to a weak human".


Sirdar begum was an orphaned Kashmiri girl living in Lahore when Iqbal married her in th winter of 1910.Only Nikah was performed on this occasion while the rukhsati was to be held later.
She remained his favorite wife. "it is a strange tale of love. i wish i had known the truth before taking the second wife," He wrote to a friend. Other friends felt a change in his life style: he would nearly spend all his time at home.
Apparently this new routine precipitated the completion of Asrar e Khudi his first long Persian poem and exegesis of his philosophy. Sirdar died of prolonged illness in May 1935, merely the few days after shifting to  their own house Javed Manzil, whhich was purchased and built partially from her saving and jewelery.She left two children(Javed and Munira) behind her.She gave th Javed Manzil to Javed Iqbal before  her death and Allama Iqbal paid the rent of house to Javed till his death. Iqbal never forgot her - he felt that her soul was in contact with him even after her death. "She has often told me that she has been judged and has passed the purgatory," he used to say. 
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Anonymous
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6 November 2012 at 20:38 delete

i wished to know about his wives.

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Anonymous
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18 November 2012 at 22:41 delete

very nice information i ever hear before.

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Anonymous
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11 February 2013 at 18:44 delete

quite informative!!!!!!!!!!!

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Anonymous
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2 March 2013 at 08:54 delete

good information...........engr kaleem Ullah

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Anonymous
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3 April 2013 at 19:50 delete

Great information about great leader!

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Anonymous
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12 May 2013 at 17:30 delete

great info about great philosipher.....................huda Rajpoot

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Anonymous
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13 September 2013 at 13:12 delete

ahaa... great knowledge about this great thinker

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Anonymous
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1 December 2013 at 14:30 delete

grEat inFormatiOn :)

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31 January 2014 at 17:37 delete

Great info about this great philosopher.................Muhammad Sharif

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31 January 2014 at 17:40 delete

Great info about wife's of Dr. Allama Iqbal Philosopher.

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Muhammad Zia
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24 February 2014 at 12:30 delete

Great. Keep it up, admin..

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Anonymous
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4 March 2014 at 16:49 delete

yeah u r right :)

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Anonymous
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18 April 2014 at 20:03 delete

mujha tu aj he pata chala k allama iqbal k 3 bevian then.

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ARSHAD HAQ CHAUDHRY
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30 June 2014 at 17:38 delete

PLEASE CORRECT DATE OF MARRIAGE OF ALLAMA IQBAL'S FIRST MARRIAGE.

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AHMED
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26 July 2014 at 16:42 delete

thanks for telling. i have done it.

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Anonymous
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12 November 2014 at 11:03 delete

bht khooob. bht achi malooma

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awais irshad
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18 December 2014 at 12:46 delete

Great knowledge about this great poets. Allama Muhammad Iqbal is interests were in Religion, Philosophy, Art, Politics, Economics, the revival of Muslim life and universal brotherhood of man.

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Anonymous
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21 December 2014 at 13:03 delete

very Nice

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rai risan
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22 January 2015 at 04:22 delete

thanks atleast i got the answer but i have some confusion

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awa
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9 February 2015 at 13:37 delete

kafi malomat mili h ap ky is blog sy Allama Muhammad Iqbal ki wife ky bary me.

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Ustad Shah
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10 May 2015 at 10:19 delete

It was almost touching and found very interesting story of the family of such a great poet. I really like him. Allah bless his seoul and bless with knowledge as he received it.

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Anonymous
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10 May 2015 at 14:40 delete

Meaningful information.

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rizwan rajpoot
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29 September 2015 at 22:43 delete

Alama iqbal is great poeter and philaspher..I love pakistan and pak heros

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Anonymous
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25 October 2015 at 07:32 delete

Vry nic information

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Irfan chemma
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5 November 2015 at 18:28 delete

very nice. thanks for sharing.

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