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Jin·nah(jĭn′ə), Mohammed Ali 1876-1948.
Founder and first governor-general (1947-1948) of Pakistan. When India's independence from Britain was imminent, he feared the Muslim minority would be oppressed by the Hindus and insisted on a Muslim homeland, founded in 1947 as Pakistan.
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(Biography) Mohammed Ali 1876–1948, Indian Muslim statesman. He campaigned for the partition of India into separate Hindu and Muslim states, becoming first governor general of Pakistan (1947–48)
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Mohammed Ali ( “Quaid-i-Azam” ), 1876–1948, Muslim leader in India: first governor general of Pakistan 1947–48.
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