Iqbal Day (Yom-e-Iqbal) is the birthday of Muhammad Iqbal on 9 November. Iqbal is known as Muslim philosopher and great poet and considered most important figure in the Urdu literature. He is widely admired by the Pakistani, Indian, Iranian and Turk poets. Iqbal day is organized and celebrated on 9 November around the whole world to tribute to Iqbal, the "Poet of the East" every year.Iqbal was born on 9 November 1877 in Sialkot, within the Punjab Province of British India.