Malik Feroz Khan Noon
belonged to one of the most influential landlord families of Punjab.
He was born in 1893.
After receiving his
early education from Aitchison College, Lahore
went to London from where he
Masters in 1916.
stay in London he
also passed his
practiced law at Lahore High Court from 1917 to 1926.
He then joined politics and was appointed as Minister of Health and Education in the Punjab Cabinet.
He served as High Commissioner for India in London from 1936 to 1941.
He was appointed as a member of the Viceroy's Executive Council in 1941 and retained the position till 1945.
Simultaneously, he held the position of Defense Minister of India from 1942 to 1945.
was the first Indian to be raised to that prestigious position during the British rule.
performed the role assigned to him in a successful manner.