Emibai Jinnah

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Emibai Jinnah
Emibai Muhammad Ali Jinnah.jpg
First Lady of Pakistan
Marriage
1892–1893
Personal details
Born 1878; Karachi, British India
Died 1893 (aged 14–15)
Karachi, British India
Spouse(s) Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(1892–1893; her death)[1][2]
Relations See Jinnah family[3][4]

Emibai Jinnah (1878–1893)[5] was the first cousin and first wife of the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah from 1892 until her death.[6][7][8][9]

Marriage and death

Emibai Jinnah was born in 1878 in Karachi.

When she was 14 years of age, Muhammad Ali Jinnah's mother Mithibai Jinnah was urging him to marry his cousin Emibai.[10] Jinnah complied with his mother's wishes and married Emibai at Paneli Village.[11][12]

Shortly after the wedding, Muhammad Ali Jinnah left for England to engage in higher academic studies.[8][9], and a few months later Emibai died.

Affected by this tragedy, it was 25 years before Jinnah chose to marry again.[6]. Aged about 40, he took Rattanbai Jinnah renamed to Maryam Jinnah after her conversion to Islam (1900–1929) as his second wife on April 19, 1918. Maryam passed away on February 20, 1929.

Unlike Maryam, a well known figure in her own right, little is known about Emibai.[13][14] She was the sister-in-law of Fatima Jinnah and stepmother of Dina Jinnah.[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ Khan, Jinnahbai. "THE FAMILY OF OUR GREAT LEADER QUAID-E-AZAM MUHAMMAD ALI JINNAH". p. 1. 
  2. ^ Jinnah, Ali (1892). "Jinnah's personal life". Wordpress. Mumbai: Jinnah Merchant. 
  3. ^ Jinnah, Fatima (2003). "How Fatima Jinnah died — an unsolved criminal cas". Dawn News. Mohatta Palace: Jinnah of 2003. p. 1. 
  4. ^ J, Fatima Jinnah (1893). "Fatima Jinnah". Karachi. p. 1. 
  5. ^ a b Jinnahbai, Emibai. "Who is Emibai Jinnah?". Omnilexica. Mumbai: Jinnah. p. 1. Retrieved 3 November 2015. 
  6. ^ a b Jinnah, Khan. "Family of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah". p. 1. 
  7. ^ Jinnah, Gandhi. "Quaid-e-Azam Family Tree and Facts with Pictures". Blogspot. Wadia. p. 1. 
  8. ^ a b Ali, Khan. "The woman Jinnah loved". First Lady of Pakistan (Nill). The Express Tribune. 
  9. ^ a b Jinnah, Jan. "Emibai Jinnah". Beacon Forum. Karachi. p. 1. 
  10. ^ Jinnah, Emibai. "M. Ali Jinnah Family". Ning. Mumbai: Ningans. p. 1. 
  11. ^ News, Reporter (26 December 2009). "Fact of Jinnah Family". Lady of Pakistan (Nill). Mumbai. Dawn News. p. 1. 
  12. ^ Aliu, Sir. "Quaid-E Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah". blog. 
  13. ^ Jinnah, Maryam (1918). "Ruttie: Another Aspect of Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s life". Jinnah. Jinnah. p. 1. 
  14. ^ Jinnah, Maryam. "Ruttie’s love letter to Jinnah". Blogspot:The Express Tribune. 

External links

  • Muhammad Ali Jinnah Biography President (non-U.S.), Lawyer (1876–1948)
  • Life Story of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
  • Quaid-e-Azam and Emibai Jinnah
  • Muhammad Ali Jinnah – Pakistan times
  • Family photos of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah


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