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Mohammad Ali Jinnah

Mohammad Ali JinnahBorn: 25-Dec-1876
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
Died: 11-Sep-1948
Location of death: Karachi, Pakistan
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Remains: Buried, Mazar-e-Quaid, Karachi, Pakistan

Gender: Male
Religion: Muslim [1]
Race or Ethnicity: Asian/Indian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: Pakistan
Executive summary: Founder of Pakistan


[1] It is indeterminate whether Jinnah was a Shia or Sunni. His ancestry ahs Hindu, Ismaili, Shia, and Sunni elements. His marriage certificate states that he was a Shia. After his death in 1948, his will was contested under both Sunni and Shia inheritance laws, with various courts ruling in either direction. In 1970, a court rejected a claim by Fatima Jinnah and Liaquat Ali Khan that he was Shia. In 1976, a different court rejected a contestation that he was not Shia. A third court overruled the 1976 decision, stating that "Jinnah was definitely not a Shia." However, it did not state that he was a Sunni.

Father: Jinnahbhai Poonja (b. 1857, d. 1901)
Sister: Fatima Jinnah
Sister: Shirin Bai
Sister: Rehmat Bai
Wife: Emibai (d.)
Wife: Rattanbai Petit (m. 1918, d. 1929, one daughter)
Daughter: Dina

    High School: Christian Society High School, Karachi
    Law School: Lincoln's Inn, London

    Governor-General of Pakistan 1947-48
    Birthday Is Holiday 25-Dec (Pakistan)


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