Shireen Jinnah

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Shireen Jinnah
Born Shireen Jinnah
(1877-09-01)1 September 1877
Karachi, Pakistan
Died 30 March 1980(1980-03-30) (aged 102)
Lahore, Pakistan
Known for being the sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Religion Islam
Relatives See Jinnah family

Shireen Jinnah (Urdu: شیریں جناح‎) was a sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. Shireen Jinnah's parents, Poonja Jinnah and Mithibai Jinnah had seven children, namely Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Ahmad Ali Jinnah, Bande Ali Jinnah, Rahmat Ali Jinnah, Maryam Jinnah, Fatima Jinnah and Shireen Jinnah. She lived in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. A neighbourhood of Karachi, the Shireen Jinnah Colony, is named in her honour. Shireen Jinnah had one son, Akbar. He never married and had no children.[1]

Early life[edit]

See also: Jinnah family

Jinnah was born in a Muslim family to Poonja Jinnah and Mithibai Jinnah in Karachi, Pakistan at Wazir Mansion. She is the sister of Founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Politician Fatima Jinnah, sister-in-law of Maryam Jinnah and aunt of Dina Jinnah.


After being very much ill and Stroke she died at the age of 102 on 1 March 1980.


  1. ^ Liaquat Merchant (2009-07-17). "Jinnah’s family and conflicting claims". Daily Times. Retrieved 2011-12-21.