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|Cause of death||Cholera|
|Nationality||Indian (1918-1947) Pakistani (1947-1974)|
|School or tradition||Qadiriyya Sufi|
Farid-ud-Din Qadri (1918, in Jhang – November 2, 1974, in Jhang) was the father of Islamic Scholar Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri. His ancestors belong to Sial family of Jhang. They were landlords of Kheewa Village, Chiniot Road of Tehsil & District Jhang; two of them being very spiritual persons, gave up all their lands and properties and migrated to Jhang (then Known as Maghiana) and D.I Khan respectively. He travelled worldwide for Arabic and Persian Literature and Islamic jurisprudence especially Tasawwuf. He graduated and specialized in Eastern Medicine from Lukhnow (India). He received a gold medal in 1940 from Punjab University. He studied at Lukhnow, Hyderabad (Deccan), Delhi, Damascus, Baghdad at Madinatu-l-Munawara; was associated with Hakim Nabeena Ansari in Delhi and Hyderabad. He was a speaker, poet, medical practitioner and a spiritual student of Naqibul Ashraaf Hazrat Seyyed Ibrahim Saif—ud-din al Gilani of Baghdad. He remained associated with Muhammad Iqbal and worked with Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in the Pakistan Movement; remained medical consultant to the King of Saudi Arabia, 1948. Farid-ud-Din died in Jhang on 2 November 1974, at the age 56.