Hamdard was started by Hakim Hafiz Abdul Majeed who belonged to a family associated with herbal medicine, he started it in a tiny shop of Delhi in 1906. He was a great philanthropist who devoted his life to herbal medicines, he died in 1922. After his demise, his son Hakim Mohammed Said continued his legacy at the age of 14 with his fellow physician. After the partition of Pakistan and Hindustan, Shaheed Hakim Mohammad Said came to Pakistan and started it in a small apartment of two rooms in Karachi. Hakim Abdul Hameed, the younger brother of Hakim Mohammed Said continued Hamdard in India. He was the organizer and one of the leading founder pillar of Hamdard Laboratories. He was regarded by the Government of India in 1965, with the honor of Padma Shri, the fourth most noteworthy Indian non-military personnel award and in 1991, the administration granted him the third most astounding Indian respect of Padma Bhushan. Hakeem Mohammad Yahya and Dr Hafiz Mohammad Ilyas also devoted their lives for Hamdard.