Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Pakistan, Rs. 2, 1989, stamp

country: Pakistan
topic: Muhammad Ali Jinnah
theme: lawyer, politician, statesman
type of stamp: postal stamp
color: multi-colored
year: 1989
postal value: Rs. 2
designer: ?

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Muhammad Ali Jinnah (December 25, 1876 – September 11, 1948) was a 20th century lawyer, politician, statesman and the founder of Pakistan. He is popularly and officially known in Pakistan as Quaid-e-Azam ("Great Leader") and Baba-e-Qaum ("Father of the Nation").
Jinnah served as leader of the All-India Muslim League from 1913 until Pakistan's independence on August 14, 1947 and Pakistan's first Governor-General from August 15, 1947 until his death on September 11, 1948. Jinnah rose to prominence in the Indian National Congress initially expounding ideas of Hindu-Muslim unity and helping shape the 1916 Lucknow Pact between the Muslim League and the Indian National Congress. He also became a key leader in the All India Home Rule League. He proposed a fourteen-point constitutional reform plan to safeguard the political rights of Muslims in a self-governing India. (source: Wikipedia, read more about Muhammad Ali Jinnah on Wikipedia)

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