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JINNAH, MOHAMMAD ALI (1876-1948), Quaid-i-Azam ("Great Leader") and first governor-general of Pakistan. Born in Karachi, the eldest child of well-to-do Khojas, young Jinnah was sent to London in 1893 and apprenticed to a British managing agency. He was bored by business, however, and turned to the study of law at Lincoln's Inn and also aspired to acting. Jinnah helped the " grand old man" of India's National Congress, Parsi Dadabhai Naoroji, win a seat in the and with Dadabhai's joined the India ...more

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