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Murray College Sialkot Established 1889 Type Education and research Location Sialkot, Pakistan Campus students = 2000 Affiliations University of the Punjab and University of Gujrat Website 
Government Murray College Sialkot was established as Scotch Mission College by Scottish missionaries belonging to the Church of Scotland Mission in 1889. The Church of Scotland came to Sialkot (then Part of British India) in January 1857 when the first Scottish missionary, Reverend Thomas Hunter, came to live with his wife, Jane Scott, and baby son near the Brigade Parade Ground, facing the Trinity Church (whose first stone was laid on March 1, 1852). The church was consecrated by the Bishop of Madras on January 30, 1857. Sialkot at that time was in the diocese of Calcutta in British India. Thomas Hunter, his wife and baby son were murdered in Sialkot during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
The Scottish missionaries who established Scotch Mission College were born and lived in the comparative comfort of Scotland, deeply moral and ordained to the Christian ministry, each one of them educated in one of the five ancient universities of their country. They worked largely without recompense to educate people of a town very different from theirs. In 1972, the government of Pakistan dismissed the Scottish missionaries and nationalized the institution.
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- Syed Ejaz Hussain Naqvi, religious scholar, author of Seerat-e-Mustafa
- Syed Faiz-ul Hassan Shah, religious scholar of Suni Islam. Pir, poet, and orator.
- Sir Dr. Muhammad Iqbal, also a philosopher, lawyer, and politician
- Faiz Ahmed (Faiz), two-time nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize
- Mumtaz Hamid Rao, former Head of News and Current Affairs of Pakistan Television channel, now Foreign Correspondent of Indus TV Network in UK.
- Zaheer Abbas, Ex-captain of Pakistani National Cricket Team
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