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Famous People From Pakistan list

Come to think of Pakistan and your mind will be swamped with images of nefarious crimes, political instability, Talibanism, corrupt elites and terrorism. But beyond all the hostile headlines and bad press, there exists another Pakistan — a country that boasts of unparalleled geographic beauty, mind-boggling architectural glories, unbelievable archaic bazaars and heart-warming people. That is right! Pakistanis beat many nationalities when it comes to their warm hospitality. But that is not the only good thing about India’s next-door neighbor. Besides being home to the highest mountain range, largest deep sea port, highest paved international road, highest polo ground, and largest irrigation system, Pakistan is the first Islamic nation to attain nuclear power. A minefield of inexhaustible talent and unlimited resources, Pakistan has given the world some exemplary figures like Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Malala Yousafzai, Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Wasim Akram, Imran Khan and many other unsung heroes who have contributed to promote a pro-Pakistani image to the world. It is because of their individual efforts that today Pakistan is appreciated, however little. Let us draw inspiration from the lives of famous Pakistanis through their timeline, trivia and interesting facts covered in their biographies here.
Imran KhanImran Khan
(22nd PM of Pakistan)05 October 1952
Ramesh BalwaniRamesh Balwani
(CEO of Theranos)1965 AD
Malala YousafzaiMalala Yousafzai
(Youngest Nobel Laureate)12 July 1997

Muhammad Ali JinnahMuhammad Ali Jinnah
25 December 1876
Benazir BhuttoBenazir Bhutto
21 June 1953
Kumail NanjianiKumail Nanjiani
(Comedian, Actor)21 February 1978

Muhammad IqbalMuhammad Iqbal
(Poet & Philosopher)09 November 1877
Usman KhawajaUsman Khawaja
(Cricketer)18 December 1986
Pervez MusharrafPervez Musharraf
11 August 1943

Zulfikar Ali BhuttoZulfikar Ali Bhutto
05 January 1928
Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
(Qawwal and Ghazal Singer)13 October 1948
Nawaz SharifNawaz Sharif
(Prime Minister of Pakistan)25 December 1949

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Khalid Sheikh MohammedKhalid Sheikh Mohammed
(Terrorist)01 March 1964
Saba QamarSaba Qamar
(Actress)05 April 1984
Asif Ali ZardariAsif Ali Zardari
(Former President of Pakistan)26 July 1955

Liaquat Ali KhanLiaquat Ali Khan
(First Prime Minister of Pakistan)01 October 1895
Iqbal MasihIqbal Masih
(Children’s Rights Activist)1983 AD
Noor JehanNoor Jehan
(Singer and Actress)21 September 1926

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Abdus SalamAbdus Salam
(Theoretical Physicist)29 January 1926
Shaheen AfridiShaheen Afridi
(Cricketer)06 April 2000
Abdul Sattar EdhiAbdul Sattar Edhi
(Philanthropist)01 January 1928

Fatima JinnahFatima Jinnah
(Sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah)31 July 1893
Shahveer JafryShahveer Jafry
(YouTuber)26 November 1993
Iskander MirzaIskander Mirza
(Former President of Pakistan)15 November 1899

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Mehdi HassanMehdi Hassan
(Ghazal Singer)18 July 1927
Abida ParveenAbida Parveen
(Ghazal Singer)1954 AD
Ziauddin YousafzaiZiauddin Yousafzai
(Education Activist, Diplomat)1969 AD

Khan Abdul Ghaffar KhanKhan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(Political and Spiritual Leader)06 February 1890
Shaukat AzizShaukat Aziz
(Former Prime Minister of Pakistan)06 March 1949
Khawaja NazimuddinKhawaja Nazimuddin
(Former Prime Minister of Pakistan)19 July 1894

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Bushra ManekaBushra Maneka
(Imran Khan’s Wife)06 August 1968
Muhammad Ali BograMuhammad Ali Bogra
(Former Prime Minister of Pakistan)19 October 1909
Altaf HussainAltaf Hussain
(Politician)17 September 1953

Mohammad AliMohammad Ali
(Actor)19 April 1931
Raj KapoorRaj Kapoor
(Actor, Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor)14 December 1924
Ajmal KasabAjmal Kasab
(Criminal)13 July 1987

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Hafiz Muhammad SaeedHafiz Muhammad Saeed
(Politician, Terrorist)10 March 1950
Hina Rabbani KharHina Rabbani Khar
(Diplomat, Politician, Entrepreneur, Economist)19 November 1977

Atif AslamAtif Aslam
(singer)12 March 1983
Aafia SiddiquiAafia Siddiqui
(Neuroscientist)02 March 1972
Mahira KhanMahira Khan
(Actor)21 December 1984

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Shahid AfridiShahid Afridi
(Cricketer)01 March 1980
Muhammad Zia-ul-HaqMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
(Politician, Officer)12 August 1924
Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
(Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer)11 May 1912

Yash ChopraYash Chopra
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Artist)27 September 1932
Ramzi YousefRamzi Yousef
(Terrorist)20 May 1967
Wasim AkramWasim Akram
(Cricketer)03 June 1966

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Prince Aly KhanPrince Aly Khan
(Diplomat, Jockey, Socialite)13 June 1911
Zeba BakhtiarZeba Bakhtiar
Ali ZafarAli Zafar
(Singer)18 May 1980

Abdul Qadeer KhanAbdul Qadeer Khan
(Physicist, Engineer, Scientist, Metallurgist, Theoretical physicist)01 April 1936
Sara LorenSara Loren
(Actress)11 December 1985
Veena MalikVeena Malik
(Model, Actor)26 February 1984

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Shoaib AkhtarShoaib Akhtar
(Cricketer, Autobiographer)13 August 1975
Bilawal Bhutto ZardariBilawal Bhutto Zardari
(Politician)21 September 1988
Tarek FatahTarek Fatah
(Journalist)20 November 1949

The Great GamaThe Great Gama
(Amateur wrestler)22 May 1878
Imran AbbasImran Abbas
(cricketer)25 March 1978
Ayeza KhanAyeza Khan

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Sanam SaeedSanam Saeed
Yahya KhanYahya Khan
(Diplomat)04 February 1917
Iman AliIman Ali
(Model, Television presenter, Actor)19 December 1980

Attaullah Khan EsakhelviAttaullah Khan Esakhelvi
19 August 1951
Muhammad Taqi UsmaniMuhammad Taqi Usmani
(Cricketer)03 March 1970

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Shah Mehmood QureshiShah Mehmood Qureshi
(Politician)22 June 1956
Fatima BhuttoFatima Bhutto
(Journalist, Writer, Poet)29 May 1982
Maryam NawazMaryam Nawaz
(Politician)28 October 1973

Waqar YounisWaqar Younis
(Cricketer)16 November 1971
Farhan SaeedFarhan Saeed
(Singer, Songwriter)14 September 1984
Faiz Ahmad FaizFaiz Ahmad Faiz

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Javed MiandadJaved Miandad
(Cricketer)12 June 1957
Mohammad AmirMohammad Amir
(Cricketer)13 April 1992
Lal Shahbaz QalandarLal Shahbaz Qalandar
(poet)1177 AD