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the founder of a family

person from an earlier time who contributed to the tradition shared by some group

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QUETTA -- Speaker Balochistan Assembly Abdul Qudus Bizenjo has said, our forefather have rendered their lives for creation of Pakistan thus we must have to educate our children in order to build a shining Pakistan for future generations.
A fifth-generation descendant of British consul Robert Swinhoe on Thursday visited the building in Kaohsiung where his forefather lived and worked in the 1860s.
She also said that she could have become an Indian citizen anytime as her forefather's hail from Amritsar.
The collection includes the baptism certificate of nation's forefather Juan Pablo Duarte (1813), and the chalice used when Father Billini said mass in 1861, and Monsignor Nouel's chair.
On this day, earlier still, Abraham's two sons, Isaac (forefather of Jews) and Ishmael (forefather of Arabs), met at his deathbed to mourn together and to make an oath of peace between them.
Looking over the shoulder of the comics geek in the back of science class scrawling vivid depictions in his notebook of post-nuclear Uber- and under-mensch, one might easily imagine his spiritual forefather in the medieval novice, doodling demons on the margins of his biblical transcription.
But DNA analysis suggests that the newly discovered bacterium is a cousin, not a forefather, of modern green-sulfur bacteria that live in sunlit, low-oxygen marine environments.
The Crucible Foundry and Gallery, Norman, Okla., recently cast a bronze statue of an American forefather, Alexander Hamilton.
QUETTA: Speaker Balochistan Assembly Abdul Qudus Bizenjo has said, our forefather have rendered their lives for creation of Pakistan thus we must have to educate our children in order to build a shining Pakistan for future generations.
Fortunately, however, most of the understage machinery was saved and less than 11 months later the theatre re-opened following a pounds 1.5m renovation, in the original style of its 1867 forefather.
At the Netherlands Architecture Institute, Oud appears as a taciturn forefather to more recent, media-astute Dutch planning and design gurus.
Many regard Allardyce as the forefather of negative football playing a system to simply survive rather than entertain.
Like her famous forefather, Martha even writes thought-provoking little essays about matters of general concern.
He on this occasion also asked other educational institution to also hold such Defense Day functions so that younger generation should know the sacrifices rendered by our forefather for defending Pakistan.
Ahmed said that this memorable day is a result of sacrifices and endeavors of our forefathers for a separate motherland.