Hakim Abdul Hameed

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Hakim Abdul Hameed
Born14 September 1908
Delhi, India
Died22 July 1999
OccupationEducationist, physician
Known forUnani medicine and education
AwardsPadma Shri
Padma Bhushan

Hakim Abdul Hameed (1908 - 1999) was an Indian physician of the traditional medicine system of Unani, the founder chancellor of Jamia Hamdard, and a former chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University.[1][2] He was the founder and chief trustee of Hamdard Laboratories.[1] He was honoured by the Government of India in 1965, with the award of Padma Shri, the fourth highest Indian civilian award[3] and in 1991, the government awarded him the third highest Indian honour of Padma Bhushan.[4][5]

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  1. ^ a b "Aligarh Movement". Aligarh Movement. 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Hamdard". Hamdard. 2015. Archived from the original on 14 April 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Padma Shri" (PDF). Padma Shri. 2015. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Two Circles". Two Circles. 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2015.
  5. ^ S. P. Agrawal (1993). "Development Digression Diary Of India". Concept Publishing Company. Retrieved 5 May 2015.