Mirza Nasir Ahmad was the oldest surviving child of Mirza Basheer ud Din Mahmud Ahmad, the 2nd Khalifa. His father married his mother (Mahmooda Begum) in 1902, their eldest child seems to have died in 1906. Nevertheless, Mirza Nasir Ahmad was born in 11-16-1909 at Qadian. Ahmadiyya sources claim that Mirza Nasir Ahmad was a Hafiz of the Quran, however, this is unverified. He famously married a women 50 years younger than him in 1982 and died of heart attack in less than 2 months. He had 9 siblings, they are posted in the below.
His mother and siblings
WIFE #1, they were married in 1902, she was only 10
Rashida Begum, also called Mahmooda Begum and Umme Nasir (mother of nasir), she died in 1958, in Murree, Pakistan.
Three children died in infancy, among them was Mirza Naseer Ahmad, a son born in 1906
1. Mirza Nasir Ahmad, (born in 1909 died in 1982)
2. Naasira Begum, daughter (She married her first cousin, Mirza Mansoor Ahmad, their son is Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the current Ahmadi Khalifa). Mirza Masroor Ahmad has 2 children, Mirza Waqas Ahmad and Amtul Waris Farah.
3. Mirza Mubarak Ahmad, son–born-May 1914
4. Mirza (Dr.) Munawwar Ahmad, son, 1918–1990. He had 5 children, 4 girls, 1 boy and by 1990, 14 grandchildren.
5. Mirza Hafeez Ahmad, son
6. Mirza Azhar Ahmad, son
7. Mirza Anwaar Ahmad, son
8. Mirza Rafiq Ahmad, son
9. Naseera Begum, daughter
- son Mirza Anas Ahmad, (17 April 1937 – 18 December 2018).
- daughter Amatul Shakoor, (26 April 1940 – 3 September 2019).
- daughter Amatul Haleem, (born 29 January 1942).
- son Mirza Fareed Ahmad, (born 4 March 1951).
- son Mirza Luqman Ahmad, (born 9 November 1953).
The Qadiani-Ahmadi’s claim that Mirza Nasir Ahmad is a Hafiz of the Quran. This is a lie.
Muslim Sunrise, July 1922
“Nasir Ahmad, (about 12 years old), the eldest son of our present leader, is now a Hafiz. He recited the whole Qur’an during the last fasting month to the congregation in the Mosque, reciting a part every evening. The above photo of the promised lad was taken when he was saying his prayers in the Mosque. May Allah bless Nasir and all his relatives.”
Ahmadiyya sources tell us that Mirza Nasir Ahmad graduates from the Madrasa Ahmadiyya, Qadian, from where he also qualified as Maulawi Fadhil (theological and oriental studies at the level of High Proficiency) in July 1929.
Ahmadiyya sources tell us that he went through formal English education at the Government College, Lahore.
Ahmadiyya sources claim that he graduated from Government College, Lahore. with a Bachelors of Arts Degree.
On 5 August 1934, Nasir Ahmad married Syeda Mansoora Begum, a granddaughter of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad and eldest daughter of Nawab Muhammad Ali Khan of Malerkotla, India. Within a month of getting married, Nasir Ahmad left India and proceeded for postgraduate studies to England.
He must have visited Qadian, India while on summer break and gets his wife pregnant.
His first child is born, Mirza Anas Ahmad.
In England, he obtained Masters of Arts degree in the Tripos (P.P.E.) Political Science, Philosophy and Economics from Balliol College, University of Oxford. Before returning to India he visited Egypt for three months from July to November 1938 in order to improve his Arabic and to meet up with his brother Mirza Mubarik Ahmad to analyse the progress of the Community in Cairo. During his stay he also visited numerous sites of historical interest.
He was immediately appointed a professor at Jamia Ahmadiyya, the missionary theological training college of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.
He was appointed principal where he remained for five years. Mirza Nasir Ahmad served as Sadr (President) of the Central Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya from February 1939 to October 1949, and from October 1949 to November 1954,
From May 1944 to November 1965, he was principal of the Talim-ul-Islam College, first in Qadian, then after partition, in Rabwah, Pakistan.
He moved to Lahore with his father after partition.
From June 1948 to June 1950, Hadhrat Mirza Nasir Ahmad served as a member of the committee of the Furqan Battalion composed of young Ahmadis dedicated to the security of Kashmir.
Mirza Nasir Ahmad served his second term as Sadr (President) of the Central Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya from October 1949 to November 1954.
During the anti-Ahmadiyya riots in 1953, Nasir Ahmad was imprisoned briefly in Lahore, mostly to save his life, he was arrested and released on 28 May 1953.
In 1954, he was elected as Sadr Majlis Ansarullah, an organisation established by Hadhrat Khalifatul Masih II for the education and social support of male members of the community over the age of 40 years.
In May 1955, Hadhrat KhalifatuI Masih II appointed him as Sadr Anjuman Ahmadiyya of Pakistan (the central administrative body that handles all matters relating to Pakistan, including at that time what is presently called Bangladesh) and up to his election as KhalifatuI Masih, he remained at that post.
His father, Mirza Basheer ud Din Mahmud Ahmad stops giving Khutbas and guidance. Mirza Nasir Ahmad takes over the day to day operations of the Ahmadiyya Movement.
On 8 November 1965, his father, Mirza Basheer ud Din Mahmud Ahmad dies. He is the eldest child and is voted in to be the next Khalifa the next day. He had been “acting-Khalifa” since 1957.
Mirza Nasir Ahmad also directed the compilation and arrangement of Ghulam Ahmad’s literary output. The writings of Ghulam Ahmad, which had hitherto been published as individual books, pamphlets or articles were compiled in the twenty-three volume corpus known as Rūhānī Khazā᾽in (Spiritual Treasures). His sayings and discourses were collected in the ten volume Malfūzāt (spoken words) and his announcements and advertisements were published in three volumes under the title of Majmu’a Ishtihārāt (Collection of Flyers or Posters).
He embarked on a nine-week tour of various African countries. During his visit he attended numerous receptions held in his honour and inspected the educational, social as well as spiritual services rendered by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of various African countries. He started the Nusret Jehan scheme and appealed for financial contributions from the community. Under this scheme, Ahmadi doctors and teachers are serving in various parts of Africa by running numerous medical clinics and secondary schools.
The Khilafat Library in Rabwah was inaugurated, which today houses over 100,000 books, rare manuscripts, a children’s section and science displays. He helps Bhutto get elected in Pakistan’s first ever free elections.
He represented the Ahmadiyya Community in the National Assembly of Pakistan in an eleven-day inquisition. Despite his efforts, the National Assembly declared Ahmadis to be non-Muslims .
Mirza Nasir Ahmad traveled to London where the conference of Jesus’ Deliverance from the cross was held at the Commonwealth Institute in Kensington. This was attended by various scholars belonging to principal faiths who read their papers discussing the circumstances surrounding the Crucifixion of Jesus, after which the Ahmadiyya viewpoint regarding the death of Jesus was presented. Presentations were also given by Sir Zafrulla Khan and M.M. Ahmad.
The Christian Church gave a statement dismissing the Ahmadiyya as not representing the teachings of Islam and refused to be drawn into the debate that had been re-opened by the discovery of the Shroud of Turin and now this conference. There were participants from Pakistan, India, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the United States. On this occasion Mirza Nasir Ahmad also delivered a lecture on this issue. He dealt with the subject of Jesus’ survival from death upon the cross, his travel to the east, the Unity of God, and expounded the status of Muhammad.
Mirza Nasir Ahmad traveled to Spain, where he laid the foundation stone of the Basharat Mosque in Pedro Abad. This is where he coined the famous slogan, “Love for All, Hatred for None”. The mosque was inaugurated posthumously in 1982 and was the first purpose-built mosque in Spain since the Reconquista and the Fall of Granada in 1492.
He also visited, England, West Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Holland, England, Nigeria, and Ghana. The trip started on June 26, 1980 and ended on October 28, 1980.
He arrived arrived in Canada on September 4, 1980. In Canada, he stayed for 10 days in Toronto and Calgary. On September 11, 1980, he left Calgary by air for San Francisco, he chose the Hotel Amfac (See the Khilafat centenary of 2008).
His wife died.
On 11 April 1982, he married Tahira Siddiqua Nasir, daughter of Abdul Majeed Khan of Verowal.
He died 7 weeks later in Islamabad, Pakistan, Mirza Nasir Ahmad suffered a severe heart attack. He died on 9 June 1982 at 12:45 p.m.
Links and Related Essay’s
“Hadhrat Khalifatul Masih III: A brief history of his life before his 16 1⁄2 year Khalifat”. Muslim Herald. July 1982.
The life of Hadhrat Khalifatul Masih III(ru) – Before Khilafat
My Maryam – Part I
Some Notable Personalities
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