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Encyclopedia > List of Pakistanis

Pakistan is the sixth most populous nation in the world. Below is a list of such people who belong or relate in some way to this nation. See Category:Pakistani people for an alphabetical list of Pakistanis with categories. Map of countries by population for the year 2007 This is a list of countries ordered according to population. ...

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Heads of State or Government

Muhammad Ali Jinnah (Urdu:  ) (December 25, 1876 – September 11, 1948) was a Muslim politician and leader of the All India Muslim League who founded Pakistan and served as its first Governor-General. ... Liaquat Ali Khan Liaquat Ali Khan Nawabzaada Khan Liaquat Ali Khan (October 1, 1896 – October 16, 1951) was the first Prime Minister of Pakistan. ... Khawaja Nazimuddin Khawaja Nazimuddin (Urdu: خواجہ ناظم الدین) (Bengali: খাজা নাজিমুদ্দীন)(July 19, 1894 - 1964) was the second Governor-General of Pakistan, and later the second Prime Minister of Pakistan as well. ... Ghulam Muhammad Malik Ghulam Muhammad (1895 - 1956) served as Governor-General of Pakistan from 1951 until 1955, shortly before his death. ... Syed Iskander Ali Mirza or Iskander Mirza (Urdu: اسکندر مرزا) (November 13, 1899 – November 12, 1969) was the first President of Pakistan and held that position from 1956 until 1958. ... Chaudhry Muhammad Ali Chaudhry Muhammad Ali (July 15, 1905 _ December 2, 1980) was a Pakistani statesman who served as Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1955 to 1956. ... Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy (September 8, 1892 - December 5, 1963) was a Pakistani statesman of Bengali origin who served as Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1956 until 1957. ... Mohammad Ali Bogra Muhammad Ali Bogra (1909 - 1963) was a Pakistani statesman of Bengali origin, who served as Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1953 until 1955. ... Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar He was Prime Minister of Pakistan for approximately 2 months from October 17,1957 to December 16,1957 After merely a year, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy resigned from his Premiership in October 1957. ... Malik Feroz Khan Noon;Prime Minister Sir Feroz Khan Noon was a politician from Pakistan. ... Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (Urdu: , IPA: ; Sindhi: ذوالفقار علي ڀُٽو) (January 5, 1928 – April 4, 1979) was a Pakistani politician who served as the President of Pakistan from 1971 to 1973 and as Prime Minister from 1973 to 1977. ... Muhammad Khan Junejo, Prime Minister of Pakistan Muhammad Khan Junejo (Urdu: محمد خان جونیجو ) (born August 18, 1932 died 1992) was former Pakistani Prime Minister. ... Ghulam Ishaq Khan (abbreviated as GIK) (Urdu: غلام اسحاق خان) (January 20, 1915 - October 27, 2006) was President of Pakistan from August 17, 1988 until July 18, 1993. ... Benazir Bhutto (Urdu: بینظیر بھٹو, IPA: ; Sindhi:بینظیر ڀُٽو ) (born 21 June 1953 in Karachi) is a Pakistani politician who became the first elected woman to lead a post-colonial Muslim state. ... Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi was born on the 14 August 1931 in the Province of Sind. ... Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif (Urdu: میاں محمد نواز شریف ) (born December 10, 1949 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan)[1] is a Pakistani politician. ... Sardar Farooq Ahmad Khan Leghari (Urdu: سردار فاروق احمد خان لغاری) (b. ... Mir Balakh Sher Mazari;Care Taker Prime Minister In 1993 a protracted power struggle between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and President Ghulam Ishaq Khan played out as Pakistans two leading politicians maneuvered each other out of power. ... Moeen Qureshi; Care Taker Prime Minister Moeenuddin Ahmad Qureshi, usually referred to as Moeen Qureshi, (born 1930) is a Pakistani economist and political figure. ... Malik Meraj Khalid (1916 - June 13, 2003) the caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan from November 1996 till February 1997 was born in a small village near Lahore. ... Pervez Musharraf (Urdu: ) (born 11 August 1943, Delhi) is the current President of Pakistan, Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army. ... Zafarullah Khan Jamali Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali (Urdu: میر ظفراللہ خان جمالی) (born January 1, 1944) is a former Prime Minister of Pakistan. ... Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain (Urdu: چودھری شجاعت حسین) (born 1946) is a politician from Pakistan who was the Prime Minister of that country from June 30, 2004 until August 28, 2004. ... Shaukat Aziz at the White House with US president George W. Bush. ... Muhammad Mian Soomro (Urdu: محمد میاں سومرو) has been the caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan since November 16, 2007. ...

Martial Law Administrators

This article is about a Pakistani military officer. ... Agha Muhammad Yahya Khan (February 4, 1917 – August 10, 1980) was the President of Pakistan from 1969 to 1971, following the resignation of Ayub Khan. ... General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq محمد ضياء الحق (b. ... (PA – 6920) General Pervez Musharraf (Urdu: ‎; born August 11, 1943) is currently the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army. ...

Other Major (Historical) Political Figures

Allama Dr. Sir Muhammad Iqbal Allama Dr. Sir Muhammad Iqbal (November 9, 1877-April 21, 1938) was an important Indian Muslim poet from the colonial era, a philosopher and thinker of Kashmiri origin. ... Fatima Jinnah (Urdu: فاطمہ جناح) (July 30, 1893 — July 8, 1967) was the sister of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan and an active political figure in movement for independence from the British Raj. ... The neutrality of this article is disputed. ... Allama Mashriqi (Urdu: علامہ مشرقی) (Inayatullah Khan) (Urdu: عنایت اللہ خان) (born in Amritsar, 25 August 1888; died in Lahore, 27 August 1963) was an Islamic scholar and founder of the Khaksar movement. ... Maulana Mohammad Ali Jouhar (1878 - 4 January 1931), was an Indian Muslim journalist and poet, and was among the leading figures of the Khilafat Movement. ... Majlis-e-Ittihad-ul-Muslimeen was formed by Muhammad Bahadur Khan to unite various Islamic sects for the solution of their problems within the principle of Islam and to protect the economic, social and educational interests of the Muslims. ... Ghulam Murtaza Shah Syed G. M. Syed (Ghulam Murtaza Shah Syed) was a Sindhi activist, Communist revolutionary and sufi. ... Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (Pashto/Arabic: خان عبد الغفار خان) (b. ... Abdur Rab Nishtar Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar (Urdu/Pashto: سردار عبد الرب نشتر) (born June 13, 1899 in Peshawar, NWFP - died February 14, 1958 in Karachi) was a Muslim League stalwart, Pakistan movement activist and later Pakistani politician. ... Jogezai is a Pashtun tribe settled in Pakistan and Afghanistan as well as India. ...

Human Rights Activists and Philanthropists

Dr. Abdul Sattar Edhi Dr. Abdul Sattar Edhi, (Urdu: عبد الستار ایدھی), or Edhi, as he is often known, is one of the most active philanthropists in Pakistan and in the whole world. ... An engineer by education and trader by profession, Altaf Shakoor is the leader of Pasban (The Defenders), a Pakistani socio-political organization which has its famous slogan Pasban. ... Ruth Pfau is a German Pakistani who devoted her life for the leprosy patients in Pakistan. ... Hakim Said Hakim Mohammed Said (1920-1998) was a notable scholar and philanthropist of Pakistan. ... Afrasiab Khattak is a former student leader, Pakistani politician, writer and prominent human rights activist. ... Ansar Burney, Advocate // Background Born August 14th 1956 in Karachi Pakistan, Syed Ansar Ahmed Burney, son of Syed Mukhtar Ahmed Burney, was the first man to introduce true human rights in Pakistan over 25 years ago. ... Asma Jahangir (born 1952) is a Pakistani lawyer and human rights activist. ...

Educationists and Scholars

  • Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Ph.D., Scholar, Critic, Vice Chancellor, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Anita Ghulam Ali, Former Minister for Education, Sindh and Managing Director of Sindh Education Foundation
  • Attash Durrani Ph.D., Linguist, Scholar, Critic, Pioneer of Urdu and Local Language Computing in Pakistan
  • Pirzada Qasim, Ph.D., Scholar, Vice Chancellor, University of Karachi, Karachi
  • Syed Imtiaz Hussain Gilani, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor, Engineering University, Peshawar, Pakistan

Prof. ... Prof. ... NWFP University of Engineering and Technology is a university in Peshawar, Pakistan. ...

Famous Social Scientists and Religious Scholars

Main article(s): List of Pakistani social scientists, List of Pakistani religious scholars

Muhammad Abdul Aaziz, is a Pakistani cleric, son of Maulana Muhammad Abdullah and elder brother of Abdul Rashid Ghazi. ... Abdul Rashid Ghazi (Urdu: ; ca. ... Ahmad Hassan Dani (born 1920) is a Pakistani archaeologist and linguist, and is considered to be one of the foremost authorities on South Asian archaeology and history. ... Ali Ismail Abbas (born 1990) is an Iraqi boy who was severely injured in a nighttime rocket attack near Baghdad during the United States invasion of Iraq in 2003. ... Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi (Urdu:ریاض احمدگوھرشاہی) (‎25 November 1941 – 25 November 2001) also known as Sayyedna Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi (Urdu:سیدناریاض احمدگوھرشاہی)or Hazrat Sayyedna Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi Muddazullahul Aali (Urdu:حضرت سیدناریاض احمدگوھرشاہی مدظلہ العالی) was a Muslim Sufi, author, spiritual leader and founder of the spiritual movement Anjuman Serfaroshan-e-Islam. ... Dr. Akhtar Hameed Khan (1914-99) was a development activist and social scientist credited for pioneering farmers cooperatives, rural training programmes, and Microcredit and Microfinance initiatives in developing countries. ... Dr. Ayesha Jalal (Urdu: عائشہ جلال) is a Pakistani historian. ... Prof. ... Javed Ahmed Ghamidi (Urdu: جاوید احمد غامدی) (b. ... Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui (Urdu: قاضى ذوالقدر صديقى) is the Chief Executive Officer of the Techcorp Group of Companies, which are spread out over Pakistan, Bangladesh, the UAE and China. ... Khurshīd Ahmad (Urdu: خورشید احمد, also known as Professor Khurshid) (March 23, 1932 in Delhi - ) is a scholar, economist, writer, and Islamic activist. ... This page is about the scholar Muzaffar Iqbal. ... Justice (Retired) Allama Mufti Muhammad Taqi Uthmani (Usmani) (Urdu: محمد تقی عثمانی) is a renowned literalist Islamic scholar from Pakistan who has served as a judge on the Shariah Appellate Bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan from 1982 to 2002 and as a judge of the Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan from... Muhammad Rafi Usmani is the Grand Mufti of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. ... Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr. Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri (Urdu: محمد طاہر القادری) (born February 19, 1951) is a Muslim writer, poet, professor, religious scholar, and a politician from Pakistan. ... Syed Ata Ullah Shah Bukhari (September 23, 1892 - August 21, 1961) was a notable religious and political figure of Subcontinent. ... Homeopathic remedy Rhus toxicodendron, derived from poison ivy. ...

Famous Economists

Aftab Ghulam Nabi Kazi was born in Sindh, Bombay Presidency, British India in 1919. ... Ghulam Ishaq Khan (abbreviated as GIK) (Urdu: غلام اسحاق خان) (January 20, 1915 - October 27, 2006) was President of Pakistan from August 17, 1988 until July 18, 1993. ... Aftab Ahmed Khan is a police chief turned politician from Mumbai, India, noted for his encounter killings of gangsters from the Mumbai organized crime syndicates. ... Born at Hyderabad in Sindh, Bombay Presidency in British India on 15 August 1920, Ahmed Hussain A. Kazi graduated with honours in Mathematics and Law from the University of Bombay (http://www. ... The late Khan Bahadur Ghulam Faruque Khan (1899-1992) was a Politician and Industrialist of Pakistan. ... Sartaj Aziz (1929- )(Urdu: سرتاج عزیز) was as a civil servant in Pakistan, mostly in the Planning Commission where he was joint secretary (1967-71), before starting his UN career in 1971 as FAO’s director of commodities and trade. ... Shaukat Aziz at the White House with US president George W. Bush. ... Ishrat Husain was the 13th Governor of State Bank of Pakistan, Pakistans Central bank. ...

Famous Scientists and Technologists

  • Abdus Salam, Nobel Laureate in Physics 1979. Founder and Director of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy from 1964 to December 1993,
  • Atta ur Rahman
  • A.Q. Khan, Nuclear Scientist, and one of the pioneers of Nuclear program in Pakistan.
  • Pervez Hoodbhoy
  • Samar Mubarakmand, Nuclear Scientist, Chairman, National Engineering and Scientific Commission
  • Shahid Hussain Bokhari
  • Salimuzzaman Siddiqui
  • Abdul Ghaffar, Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Javaid Laghari
  • Adnan Zaidi
  • Khalida Ghous M.D., SPDC.
  • Talat A. Wizarat
  • Fayyaz Muddassir Mubeen, World's Top Desalination expert, designed many SWRO Desalination Plants of the Middle East, Director of International Desalination Association (IDA), Founder and current president of Pakistan Desalination Association (PakDA)

For other uses, see Abdus Salam (disambiguation). ... Prof Dr Atta-ur-Rahman is a leading scientist and scholar in the field of organic chemistry from Pakistan, especially renowned for his research in the various areas relating to natural product chemistry. ... Abdul Qadeer Khan (born 1935, Bhopal, India) is a Pakistani engineer widely regarded as the father of Pakistans nuclear weapons programme. ... Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy is professor of physics at Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. ... Dr. Samar Mubarakmand (Urdu: ثمر مبارک مند) (born September 17, 1942) is a well renowned Pakistani nuclear scientist, and the current Chairman of Pakistans National Engineering and Scientific Commission, an organization regarded as the countrys premier center of scientific research. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Dr. Salimuzzaman Siddiqui (1897-1994) was the greatest ever Pakistani luminary in the sphere of science and scientific research, an eminent literary personality, a painter par excellence, and a great connoisseur of music. ... Abdul Ghaffar is a citizen of Afghanistan, held in extrajudicial detention in the United States Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, in Cuba. ... Dr. Javaid Laghari is the Acting President & Project Director of SZABIST. Prior to joining SZABIST, he was the Director of Graduate Studies and Tenured Full Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo. ... Prof. ... Prof. ...

Famous Architects

// A. R. Hye born 17 December 1919. ... Nayyar Ali Dada (born November 11, 1945 in Delhi, India), is a renowned Pakistani architect. ...

Military personalities

See also Category:Chiefs of Army Staff, Pakistan

Brigadier (IPA pronunciation: ) is a military rank, the meaning of which has a considerable variation. ... Major Raja Aziz Bhatti (Urdu: عزیز بهٹی) was born in Hong Kong in 1928. ... Nishan-e-Haider (Urdu: , translated as Order of the Lion, abbreviated as NH), is the highest military award given by Pakistan. ... Tufail Mohammad (Urdu: طفيل محمد ) was born in 1914 at Hoshiarpur, Punjab. ... Nishan-e-Haider (Urdu: , translated as Order of the Lion, abbreviated as NH), is the highest military award given by Pakistan. ... Born in Lyalipur (Faisalabad) in 1910 in a family from Sanghori, District Rawalpindi, Captain Sarwar was commissioned to the Punjab Regiment in 1944. ... Nishan-e-Haider (Urdu: , translated as Order of the Lion, abbreviated as NH), is the highest military award given by Pakistan. ... Muhammad Akram (Urdu: محمد اکرم ) was born: 1938 in Dingha Village, District of Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan. ... Nishan-e-Haider (Urdu: , translated as Order of the Lion, abbreviated as NH), is the highest military award given by Pakistan. ... Rashid Minhas Rashid Minhas or Rashid Minhas Shaheed (Urdu: راشد منہاس) (February 17, 1951–August 20, 1971) was a Pilot Officer in the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. ... Nishan-e-Haider (Urdu: , translated as Order of the Lion, abbreviated as NH), is the highest military award given by Pakistan. ... Major Shabbir Sharif was a Pakistani Army Major who died in the 1971 India-Pakistan war, and was awarded Pakistans highest military award, Nishan-e-Haider. ... Nishan-e-Haider (Urdu: , translated as Order of the Lion, abbreviated as NH), is the highest military award given by Pakistan. ... Jawan Sawar Muhammad Hussain Shaheed was born in Dhok Pir Bakhsh (now Dhok Muhammad Hussain Janjua) in Gujar Khan on June 18, 1949. ... Nishan-e-Haider (Urdu: , translated as Order of the Lion, abbreviated as NH), is the highest military award given by Pakistan. ... 1. ... Nishan-e-Haider (Urdu: , translated as Order of the Lion, abbreviated as NH), is the highest military award given by Pakistan. ... Karnal Sher Khan (1970–1999) (Urdu: کرنال شیر خان) was a Pakistani Army officer. ... Nishan-e-Haider (Urdu: , translated as Order of the Lion, abbreviated as NH), is the highest military award given by Pakistan. ... Lalak Jan (1967 – 7 July 1999, Urdu: لالک جان) was born in Yasin, Ghizer District, in the Northern Areas, Pakistan. ... Nishan-e-Haider (Urdu: , translated as Order of the Lion, abbreviated as NH), is the highest military award given by Pakistan. ... Major General Akhtar Hussain Malik was a man of towering presence and was known for his acuteness of mind and boldness of spirit. ... Field Marshal Ayub Khan Ayub Khan (May 14, 1907 - April 19, 1974) during the mid-1960s, was a Field Marshal and the political leader of Pakistan. ... Agha Muhammad Yahya Khan (February 4, 1917 – August 10, 1980) was the President of Pakistan from 1969 to 1971, following the resignation of Ayub Khan. ... Major General Iftikhar Khan Janjua (Urdu: افتخار خان جنجوعہ) (died December 9, 1971) of the Pakistan Army is the only general to have died on the front line. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... This article is about the institution. ... General(R)Jehangir Karamat as Ambassador of Pakistan to USA General Jehangir Karamat is currently the Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States of America. ... Pervez Musharraf (Urdu: ) (born 11 August 1943, Delhi) is the current President of Pakistan, Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army. ... Full General Rahimuddin Khan (Urdu: رحیم الدین خان) (born 21 July 1926) was the Governor of Balochistan, the largest province of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, for an unprecedented seven years (1978-1984), while simultaneously holding the military posts of Armoured Corps Commander as well as Martial Law Administrator of Balochistan, the latter... Balochistan, or Ballsforchinstan, Balochi, Pashto, Urdu: بلوچستان) is a province in Pakistan, the largest in the country by geographical area. ... General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq محمد ضياء الحق (b. ... A Squadron Leaders sleeve/shoulder insignia Squadron Leader (Sqn Ldr in the RAF, SQNLDR in the RNZAF and RAAF and S/L in the former RCAF) is a commissioned rank in some air forces. ... Squadron Leader Muhammad Mehood Alam (ur:محمد محمودعالم) also known as M.M. Alam, is a Pakistani flying ace. ... Squadron Leader Sarfraz Ahmed Rafiqui is a well-known pilot in the Pakistan Air Force. ...

Prominent Businessmen/Industrialists

Main article: List of Pakistani businessmen, List of Pakistani industrialists

  • Iqbal Ali Lakhani Tobacco, Consumer Goods, Internet, Media Lakson Group
  • Ghulam Muhammad A. Fecto Tractors, Sugar, Cement Fecto Group of Industries
  • Bashir Ali Mohammad Textiles, Energy, Banking Gul Ahmed Group
  • Mir Shakil ur Rehman Media Jang Group
  • Mian Mohammad Mansha Banking, Cement, Textiles Nishat Group
  • Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui CEO, Techcorp Group of Companies
  • Arif Habib Arif Builders
  • Nasir Husain Schon Group
  • Iqbal Ebrahim Textiles, Al-Karam Textile Mills (Pvt) Ltd
  • Rahil Pirani President Homeowners Assistance Group, Non Profit Foreclosure Prevention
  • Erfan Awan Chairman KB Holdings ((Properties, Logistics & Tourism))
  • Raja Saleem President,RGM Textile Weaving Mill.Former Vice President Fedration of Pakistan Chamber Of Commerce & Industry
  • Mian Sharafat Ali Chief Executive, Ramna Group of Industries.
  • Usman Awan Logistics
  • Ali Akbar Rizvi Steel,Automobil.
  • Uzair Qazi Business Development Expert, Avenir Technologies (Pvt) Ltd.
  • Adnan Asdar Ali Adnan Asdar & Associates

Iqbal Ali Lakhani is a Pakistani industrialist belonging to Karachis wealthy Lakhani family that is reported to be among the top 22 richest families in the country. ... Ghulam Muhammad Adamjee Fecto Mr. ... The FECTO Group of Industries is one of the most respected business groups in Pakistan. ... Bashir Ali Mohammad (born February 6, 1947) is a business leader in Pakistan who is chairman of the Gul Ahmed Group and the Pakistan - Britain Advisory Council. ... Mir Shakil ur Rehman (born January 8, 1957) also known as MSR is a Pakistani media tycoon, industrialist and businessman. ... Jang Group is Pakistan’s largest group of newspapers and the publisher of the Urdu newspaper the Daily Jang (جنگ), The News International, Mag Weekly, daily Awam, etc. ... Mian Mohammad Mansha is the head of the Mansha family and the chairman of Nishat Group. ... Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui (Urdu: قاضى ذوالقدر صديقى) is the Chief Executive Officer of the Techcorp Group of Companies, which are spread out over Pakistan, Bangladesh, the UAE and China. ...

Arts, Literature & Mass Media persons

Quranic Reciters

  • Qari Syed Ali Abid Naqvi, President's Award for Pride of Performance
  • Qari Shakir Qasmi
  • Qari Abdullah
  • Qari Asim Manzoor MEO
  • Qari Junaid Niazi

Qari Shakir Qasmi is one of the most renound Qurra (Quran reciters) of South Asia. ...

Writers & Poets

Main article(s): List of Pakistani writers, List of Urdu poets. Listed below are major Urdu poets, sorted by date of birth. ...

Poet and writer, Khawaja Reazuddin Atash link title, is a noted poet and writer from Pakistan. ... Habib Jalib one of the most renowned Urdu poets of 20th Century was born in 1928 . ... Habib R. Sulemani (born June 5, 1971, Gulmit, Gojal, Hunza) is a young poet, writer and journalist, living in Pakistan. ... Hakim Mohammed Said (Urdu: حکیم محمد سعید) (January 9, 1920 - October 17, 1998) was a renowned scholar, philanthropist of Pakistan and former Governor of Sindh. ... Iftikhar Hussain Arif, Pride of Performance, Sitara-e-Imtiaz, Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Urdu: افتخار حسین عارف) commonly known as Iftikhar Arif (Urdu: افتخار عارف) (b. ... Ihsan Danish (1914 - 1982), was a prominent Urdu poet from Pakistan. ... Ilona Yusuf is an English-language poet. ... Ishfaq Ahmad (born 3 November 1930) is a former Chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Vazir Agha is a Pakistani writer, poet, critic and essayist, who lives in Sargoda. ... Yousaf Saleem Chishti was an expert on Allama Iqbal from Pakistan. ... Wasif Ali Wasif (15 Jan 1929 - 18 Jan 1993), was a writer, poet and sufi from Pakistan who was famous for his unique literary style. ... Syed Zahid Ahmed Naqvi (born November 15, 1961, Karachi, Sindh is a former Pakistani cricketer who played two ODIs in 1987. ... National College of Arts Lahore , usually referred to by its acronym NCA, is a famous old college in Lahore, Pakistan. ... Begum Zaib-un-Nissa (Zeb-un-Nissa, Zaibunnissa, Zaibun Nisa, Zaibunisa, Zaib-un-Nisa, Zebunnissa, Zeb-un-Nisa) Hamidullah (December 25, 1921 - September 10, 2000) was a pioneer of Pakistani literature and journalism in English, and also a pioneer of feminism in Pakistan. ... Zamir Jafri (January 1, 1916 – May 16, 1999) was a Pakistani poet. ...

Actors and Actresses Film / TV / Stage

Anjuman The most successful Punjabi film herione in the 1980s, Anjuman came from Multan to Lahore. ... It is proposed that this article be deleted, because of the following concern: non-referenced biography If you can address this concern by improving, copyediting, sourcing, renaming or merging the page, please edit this page and do so. ... Inayat Hussain Bhatti (1928-1999) was a multidimensional icon of Pakistan. ... Also see: Ranee Rani (Ranee) means Queen in Hindi, and is the female equivalent of Raja (or Rajah). ... Javed Sheikh (Urdu: جاوید شیخ, also spelled Javaid) is a Pakistani actor, director and producer who is involved with Bollywood, Lollywood, and Pollywood films. ... Image:Reemaa Khan. ...

Artists & Painters

Main article: List of Pakistani artists A partial list of artists active in Pakistan and abroad, arranged alphabetically. ...

Anarkali by Abdul Rehman Chughtai Chughtai wrote poetry in colours. ... Ajaz Anwar is a distinguished painter of Pakistan. ... Amin Gulgee (born 1966) is a Pakistani artist and sculptor. ... Prof Anna Molka Ahmed (1917–1994) was a famous Pakistani artist and pioneer of fine arts in the country after its coming into being in 1947. ... Ijaz ul Hassan has over the years made an important contribution not only as a painter but also as a teacher, art critic and writer. ... Ismail Gulgee (born 1926) is an award winning globally famous Pakistani artist. ... Lubna Agha is a Pakistani painter who is at the forefront of modern Islamic art and contemporary Asian art. ... Moeen Faruqi is an artist and poet born in Karachi. ... Munwar Abro is an award-winning Pakistani newspaper political cartoonist and illustrator who has worked for the Pakistani newsmagazine Newsline amongst other publications. ... Shakir Ali (1916–1975) was a Pakistani artists and teacher. ... Zahoor ul Akhlaq (February 4, 1941 - January 18, 1999) was a pioneering artist from Pakistan who was murdered in 1999 along with his daughter, Jahanara Akhlaq. ... Zubeida Agha (1922–1997) was a Pakistani artist. ... A Chief Minister is the elected Head of Government of a state of India, a territory of Australia or a British overseas territory that has attained self-government. ... This article is about the Pakistani province. ... A Conservator (From Latin conservare) is a judge delegated by the pope to defend certain privileged classes of persons — as universities, religious orders, chapters, the poor — from manifest or notorious injury or violence, without recourse to a judicial process. ... National Museum of Pakistan at Karachi was established in Frere Hall Building on 17th April 1950 replacing the defunct Victoria Museum. ...

Fashion

Notable Fashion Designers

Main article: List of Pakistani fashion designers

Deepak Perwani is a Pakistani fashion designer. ... Hassan Sheheryar Yasin is a Pakistani fashion designer. ... Bunto Kazmi is a known fashion designer in Pakistan. ...

Models

Main article: List of Pakistani models Check Out Adriana Lima Instaed, much better! ...

Iman Ali (Urdu: امان علی) (born December 19, 1980) is a popular Pakistan-based model and actress. ... Iffat Rahim was leading Pakistani model of late 80s and early 90s. ... Tooba Siddiqui is a famous Pakistani model who makes her celluloid debut with Saqib Maliks Ajnabee Shehr Mein. ... Amina Shafaat (born Jun 8, 1978 ) is a Pakistani model who has achieved global fame and distinction for her statuesque figure and iconic good looks, which have led to success both at home, in Asia and internationally. ... This article is a stub. ... Tanya Shafi Tanya Shafi (Born 1974) is a Pakistani model whose strikingly beautiful face and stylish attitude made her a modelling icon in Pakistan. ... For other uses, see Amber (disambiguation). ... Reema Khan (born October 27, 1971) popularly known as Reema is a Pakistani film actress. ... Yasmeen Ghauri on the cover of Marie Claire. ... Zara Sheikh (Urdu: زارا شیخ) (born May 7, 1978 in Lahore, Pakistan) is a famous Pakistani model and actress. ...

Journalists

Main article: List of Pakistani journalists



Inam Aziz- Highly influential campaining journalist. Founding editor of the first urdu paper in the UK.

  • Zarar Khan
  • Shahnawaz Farooqui
  • Surendar Valasai First English Media Journalist from Dalit communities of Pakista
  • Hussain Mansoor, Investigative Journalist
  • Farhan Shabbir senior news anchor , ary one world
  • Kashif Mardani Geo News
  • Fahad Hussain
  • Muhammad Nasir Zaidi Columnsit, writer, Media practioner
  • Raza Mumtaz Rao
  • Mazhar Iqbal
  • Muhammad Ajmal Jami Reporter/Anchor Express news Television
  • Ali Hassan Correspondent BBC at Hyderabad
  • Sohail Sangi Founding Editor Awami Awaz, Weekly Aarsee, worked for BBC Urdu onlineas freelance, worked with Daily Dawn, visiting faculty Departemnt of Mass COmmunication university of Sindh
  • Riaz Sohail worked as senior sub editor Daily kawish, BBC correspondent
  • Niaz Panhwar Daily Kawish Hyderabad
  • Aijaz Mangi scholar, journalist, Secretary Sindhi Adabi Board and popular column writer of Sindhi and Urdu newspapers.

Zarar Khan is a Pakistani journalist, famous for his investigative reporting and analysis. ... Shahnawaz Farooqui Shahnawaz Farooqui is a Pakistani journalist and commentator. ... Sadhumal Surendar Valasai is the first media journalist in English who belongs to Scheduled Castes. ... Hussain Mansoor, alias Hussain Bux, is generally known as Hussain Mansoor. ...

Musicians and Bands

Main article: List of Pakistani musicians This is a list of musicians from Pakistan listed in alphabetical order. ...

Aaroh (literally means ascending in classical music) is a Pakistani rock band founded by Farooq Ahmed and Nabeel Nihal. ... Abrar-ul-Haq (Urdu/Punjabi: ابرار الحق) (Abrar is also spelled as Ibrar) is a Pakistani pop, bhangra and folk singer. ... Adnan Sami Khan (born August 15, 1973) is a Pakistani singer, musician, pianist, actor and composer. ... Najam Sheraz was born in Multan, Pakistan. ... The most influential Asian Pop singers: Nazia and Zoheb Hassan. ... Noor Jehan (Urdu: نور جہاں) (September 21, 1926 – December 23, 2000) was a famous Punjabi and Urdu singer and actress. ... Noori Noori (Urdu: نوری) is a Pakistani rock band. ... This article is about the Pakistani musician. ... Rahim Shah (Pashto / Urdu: رحیم شاہ) is a famous Pakistani pop singer of Pashtun ethnic backgrounds. ... Rohail Hyatt (Urdu: روحیل حیات) is a famous Pakistani musician known for his work with the hugely popular 1990s pop band Vital Signs. ... Rushk was a short-lived Pakistani band. ... Sajjad Ali - ( singer/director ) is one the most popular Pakistani pop singers with a totally different high pitch voice that adds in melody and blends in very well with his songs. ... Shehzad Roy (Urdu: شہزاد رائے) is one of the very famous Pop singers hailing from Karachi, Pakistan. ... Strings is a Pakistani pop band comprising two members, Bilal Maqsood (Urdu: بلال مقصود)and Faisal Kapadia (Urdu: فیصل کپاڈیا). Strings started with four college students (Bilal, Faisal,Rafiq and Kareem) in 1990, when they came out with a self-titled album. ... The Banned was a fictional band in the popular BBC soap opera EastEnders. ... Vital Signs was Pakistans first widely known pop band and were given the title of pioneers of pop music. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...

Video Jockies

  • Ali Charlie a.k.a Dino
  • Anoushey Ashraf
  • Mahira Khan
  • Ayesha Omar
  • Kanza
  • Salma
  • Younus Shahid
  • Sanam Agha a.k.a Ember
  • Faisal Shah a.k.a Blade

A video jockey (usually abbreviated to VJ or sometimes veejay) can mean two things: One describes an announcer who introduces and plays videos on commercial music television such as MTV or VH1. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

Sports

Basketball

  • Adnan Bin Murad
  • Muhammad Ashraf
  • Muhammad Azam
  • Majid Pervez
  • Muhammad Tanveer
  • Brig. Rasheed
  • Khalid Bashir
  • Akmal Shahid
  • Imran Afzal Khan
  • Muhammad Fareed
  • Falak Fareed
  • Muhammad Bakhsh
  • Khalid Mehmood
  • Agha Arshad

Cricket

Abdul Kardar or Abdul Hafeez Kardar was the first Test captain of the Pakistan cricket team. ... Abdul Razzaq (born December 2, 1979, Lahore, Punjab) is a Pakistani cricketer and member of the national team since 1996. ... Dinesh Parabha Shanker Kaneria (Urdu: دانش پرابھا شنکر کنیریا) (born 16 December 1980), or Dinesh Kineria, popularly known as Danish Kaneria is a Pakistani cricketer (leg spin bowler). ... Hanif Mohammed (born 21 December 1934 in Junagadh, Gujarat, India) was one of Pakistans greatest cricketers, playing for the Pakistani cricket team in 55 Test matches between 1952/53 and 1969/70 and averaging a fine 43. ... For the cricketer from the West Indies, see Imran Khan (Trinidad and Tobago cricketer). ... Inzamam-ul-Haq (born 3 March 1970) is a Pakistani cricketer. ... Javed Burki (born May 8, 1938, Meerut, India) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 25 Tests from 1960 to 1969. ... Mohammad Javed Miandad (Urdu: محمد جاوید میانداد ) (born June 12, 1957), known in the Cricketing World as Javed Miandad (Urdu: جاوید میانداد), was born in Karachi, Pakistan. ... Kamran Akmal (born 13 January 1982 in Lahore) is a Pakistani cricketer who has played 18 Test matches and 31 ODIs for Pakistan. ... For more coverage of cricket, go to the Cricket portal. ... Mohammad Yousuf (Urdu: محمد یوسف; formerly Yousuf Youhana, Urdu: یوسف یوحنا) (born 27 August 1974, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan) is a Pakistani cricketer who has been a member of the Pakistani national cricket team since 1998. ... Yousuf Youhana (born August 27, 1974, Lahore, Punjab) is a Pakistani cricketer and member of the Pakistani national cricket team since 1998. ... Saeed Anwar ([[]]: سعید انور) born. ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... Sahibzaha Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi (born March 1, 1980) popularly known as Shahid Afridi is a Pakistani cricketer who has represented Pakistan since 1996 in international cricket. ... Shoaib Akhtar (Urdu: شعیب اختر) (born 13 August 1975 in Rawalpindi, Punjab) is a Pakistani cricketer, widely recognized as the fastest bowler in the world, earning him the name Rawalpindi Express. ... Shoaib Malik (Urdu: شعیب ملک) (born 1 February 1982 in Sialkot) is captain of the Pakistani cricket team. ... Waqar Younis (Urdu: وقار یونس) (born November 16, 1971 as Waqar Younis Maitla) is a Pakistani cricketer, a fast bowler, from Burewala, Punjab. ... Wasim Akram (Urdu: وسیم اکرم) (born June 3, 1966 in Lahore, Punjab) is a former Pakistani cricketer. ... Yasir Hameed Qureshi (Urdu: یاسر حمید قریشی) (born 28 February 1978 in Peshawar) is a Pakistani cricketer belonged to Union Council Kukmang Circle Bakote District Abbottabad . ... Mohammad Younis Khan (Urdu/Pushtu: محمد یونس خان), (born November 29, 1977 in Mardan, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan) popularly known as Younis Khan is a Pakistani cricketer and member of the Pakistani cricket team since February 2000. ... Syed Zaheer Abbas Kirmani (Urdu: سید ظہیر عباس کرمانی) (born 24 July 1947) is a former Pakistani cricketer. ...

Martial Arts

  • Shihan Inamullah Khan

Hockey

Shahbaz Ahmad (born September 1, 1968 in Faisalabad) is a former field hockey player from Pakistan, who is also known as Shahbaz Ahmad Sr. ... Sohail Abbas (Urdu: سہیل عباس) (born June 9, 1977 in Karachi) is a field hockey defender and penalty corner specialist from Pakistan. ... Shahid Ali Khan (born December 26, 1964) is a retired field hockey goalkeeper from Pakistan, who won the gold medal with the Mens National Team at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. ... Hassan Sardar (Urdu: حسن سردار) (born October 22, 1957) is a former field hockey player from Pakistan, who won the golden medal with the Mens National Hockey Team at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. ... Samiullah Khan (born September 6, 1951) is a former field hockey player from Pakistan, who was nicknamed The Flying Horse. ... Khalid Hameed, CBE was Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer of the Cromwell Hospital, London He chairs the Commonwealth Youth Exchange Council. ...

Sailing

  • Munir Sadiq - won 3 gold medals and 2 silver medals in Asian Games in 1978, 1986, 1990, 1994, 1998

Snooker

Farhan Mirza (Born 16 February 1975) is formerly a leading Pakistani player, Mirza is married to a Swedish girl and now lives and plays his snooker in Sweden, and he represented his adopted country for the first time at the 2004 IBSF World Championships. ... Khurram Hussain Agha (Born 18 October 1976) is a Pakistani snooker player. ... Syed Mesam Ali Zaidi (Born 22 July 1972) is a Pakistani snooker player. ... Mohammed Yousuf is a Pakistani snooker player & twice crowned the World Snooker Champion. ... Naveen Perwani (Born 23 October 1971) is a Pakistani snooker player. ... Saleh Mohammed (Born 24 February 1973) is a Pakistani snooker player. ... Shokat Ali (born 4th March 1970) is a snooker player. ...

Squash

Hashim Khan is a former squash player from Pakistan. ... Jahangir Khan Jahangir Khan (born December 10, 1963, sometimes spelled Jehangir Khan) is a former World No. ... Jansher Khan (born 15 June 1969, in Peshawar, Pakistan) is a former World No. ...

Football

  • Yunus Changezi - was member of national football team, and remained coach of national football team.
  • Muhammad Essa - currently striker of the national football team.

Muhammad Essa (Urdu/Pashto: محمد عيسى خان) (born on November 20, 1983) is a Pakistani footballer (striker) playing currently for KRL FC. He is also currently captain of Pakistan national football team and is perhaps the most talented football player Pakistan has seen in recent times. ...

Diplomats

Prof. ... Maliha Lodhi is the current high commissioner of Pakistan to the United Kingdom, and a former ambassador to the United States. ... Agha Shahi (1920 August 25 – 2006 September 6) was the foreign minister of Pakistan from 1977 to 1982, during the regime of Zia-Ul-Haq. ... Abdul Sattar is a citizen of Pakistan, held in extrajudicial detention in the United States Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, in Cuba. ... Riaz Khokhar (Urdu: ریاض کھو کھر ) is the former Foreign Secretary of Pakistan. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

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Although dominion status was ended in 1956 with the formation of a Constitution and a declaration of Pakistan as an Islamic Republic, the military took control in 1958 and held it for more than 10 years.
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