bq. Few individuals significantly alter the course of history. Fewer still modify the map of the world. Hardly anyone can be credited with creating a nation state. “Muhammad Ali Jinnah”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Ali_Jinnah did all three.
Stanley Wolpert on Jinnah in his biography “Jinnah of Pakistan”:http://www.amazon.com/Jinnah-Pakistan-Stanley-Wolpert/dp/061421694X. A fascinating read about a fascinating man.