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Feroz Khan Noon

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October 7, 1958

All-India Muslim League

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University of Oxford

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Feroz Noon

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Preceded by
Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar

December 9, 1970, Nurpur Noon, Pakistan

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Sir Malik Feroz Khan Noon, KCSI, KCIE, OStJ (Urdu: ملک فیروز خان نون‎; 7 May 1893 – 9 December 1970) was a politician from Pakistan. He held many posts in government both before and after independence and was an important figure in the Pakistan movement.


Feroz Khan Noon Sir Malik Feroz Khan Noon message to Nation on Transfer of Gawadar

Sir malik feroz khan noon message to nation on transfer of gawadar to pakistan on 07 09 1958

Early life

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He was born on 7 May 1893. He studied in Aitchison College, Lahore. He graduated from Oxford University in 1916. He completed his law degree in Inner Temple. He started his law career in Sargodha and joined the Lahore High Court in 1917.


Feroz Khan Noon Malik Feroz Khan Noon announcing the acquisition of Gwadar from Oman

He was elected to Punjab legislative council in 1921. From 1927 to 1936 he served as the minister of Local Self-Government and later Education and Health minister. He was the High Commissioner of India to the United Kingdom from 1936 to 1941. He was also appointed an Associate Officer of the Venerable Order of Saint John in December 1932. Noon was knighted in the 1933 New Year Honours List. He was further knighted with a KCIE in the 1937 Coronation Honours List and with a KCSI in October 1941. From 1941 to 1942 he was the Labour member and then from 1942 to 1945 he was the Defense member of the Viceroy’s Executive Council.

Feroz Khan Noon Flickriver Photoset Prime Minister Sir Feroze Khan Noon and Lady

In 1945 he attended several of Churchill's War Cabinets in London with Arcot Ramasamy Mudaliar as representative of the government of India. He joined the Muslim League. He was a member of the constitution committee of Pakistan in 1947 and again in 1955. In 1950 he was the Governor of East Bengal. During his governorship the Language movement took place in East Bengal. Abdur Rahman Siddiqui was the acting governor from 25 July 1952 to 10 November 1952 when Feroz Khan was on leave. Feroz Khan left Dhaka to become the Chief Minister of Punjab on 26 March 1953.

Prime Minister

On 16 December 1957 he was elected Prime Minister of Pakistan. He held this post until 7 October 1958, when martial law was enforced for the first time in Pakistan's history by Iskander Mirza. It was Feroz Khan Noon's regime when accession of Gwadar took place and it is propagated that Akbar Bugti, as minister of state for defence, was part of negotiations.

Personal life

Noon wrote five books, including his autobiography: From Memory. His wife, Viqar un Nisa Noon, was a prominent social worker.


Noon died on 7 December 1970 in his ancestral village of Nurpur Noon, Sargodha District.


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