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Liaqat Ali Khan (1895–1951): After Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Liaquat Ali Khan has been the most influential politician in Pakistan’s history. In 1943, Jinnah called him “my right hand” and he was. A loyal supporter of Jinnah since 1928, he was appointed by the Quaid as general-secretary of the All-India Muslim League in 1936. For a decade before independence, he was at the centre of all the League’s activities. Liaquat Ali Khan, the first prime minister of Pakistan, was really the unsung hero of Pakistan’s history, said Roger D Long, who is currently writing a book on Khan.

Early life

Family Background and Education: Liaquat Ali Khan was into an aristocrat Punjabi[8][9] family in Karnal, Punjab in India on 1 October 1895.[10][11] His family roots were described as Punjabi[12][13][8][14], according to various of his autobiographical sources,and according to English biographical data it is noted that his ancestors had emigrated from Iran to India around 500 years ago.[15] In 1913, Ali Khan attended the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College (now Aligarh Muslim University), graduating with a BSc degree in Political science and LLB in 1918, and married his cousin, Jehangira Begum, also in 1918.[19] After the death of his father in 1919, Ali Khan, with British Government awarding the grants and scholarship, went to England, attending Oxford University's Exeter College to pursue his higher education.[citation needed] In 1921, Ali Khan was awarded the Master of Law in Law and Justice, by the college faculty who also conferred on him a Bronze Medallion.[citation needed] While a graduate student at Oxford, Ali Khan actively participated in student unions and was elected Honorary Treasurer of the Majlis Society— a student union founded by Indian Muslim students to promote the Indian students' rights at the university.[citation needed] Thereafter, Ali Khan was called to join the Inner Temple, one of the Inns of Court in London.[citation needed] He was called to the Bar in 1922 by one of his English law professor, and starting his practices in law as an advocate.

Prime Minister of Pakistan (1947-51)

Family Background and Education: Liaquat Ali Khan was into an aristocrat Punjabi[8][9] family in Karnal, Punjab in India on 1 October 1895.[10][11] His family roots were described as Punjabi[12][13][8][14], according to various of his autobiographical sources,and according to English biographical data it is noted that his ancestors had emigrated from Iran to India around 500 years ago.[15] In 1913, Ali Khan attended the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College (now Aligarh Muslim University), graduating with a BSc degree in Political science and LLB in 1918, and married his cousin, Jehangira Begum, also in 1918.[19] After the death of his father in 1919, Ali Khan, with British Government awarding the grants and scholarship, went to England, attending Oxford University's Exeter College to pursue his higher education.[citation needed] In 1921, Ali Khan was awarded the Master of Law in Law and Justice, by the college faculty who also conferred on him a Bronze Medallion.[citation needed] While a graduate student at Oxford, Ali Khan actively participated in student unions and was elected Honorary Treasurer of the Majlis Society— a student union founded by Indian Muslim students to promote the Indian students' rights at the university.[citation needed] Thereafter, Ali Khan was called to join the Inner Temple, one of the Inns of Court in London.[citation needed] He was called to the Bar in 1922 by one of his English law professor, and starting his practices in law as an advocate.

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