Abdulaziz Sachedina Abdulaziz Sachedina is Professor and IIIT Chair in Islamic Studies at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.
Abdullah Quraishi Al-Azhari Maulana Haafiz Qari Alhaaj Abdullah Quraishi Al-Azhari (Arabic: مولانا عبداللہ قریشی) (born September 19, 1935, Hyderabad) is the current Khateeb and Imam of the grand Mecca Masjid and Vic...
Abdullah Sahib Abdullah Sahib was the Governor of Gilgit during Dogra rule and was one of the earliest graduates of Aligarh.
Abdur Rab Nishtar Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar (سردار عبد الرب نښتر) (June 13, 1899 in Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, British India (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan) – February 14, 1958 in Karachi) wa...
Abul Lais Siddiqui Abul Lais Siddiqui (Urdu: ابو اللیث صدیقی) is an author, researcher, critic, linguist and scholar of Urdu literature and linguistics from Pakistan.
Aftab Hasan Aftab Hasan (Urdu: آفتاب حسن) commonly known as Major Aftab (ميجر آفتاب), was an educationist, linguist, and instrumental in introducing science education in the Paki...
Afzal Ahmed Khan Afzal Ahmed Khan is a film director and producer famous for movies like Ekka Raja Rani and TV series Daastan-e-Haatimtai.
Afzal Ali Syed Afzal Ali (born 1834) was the famous personality from Bulandshahr.
Afzal Husain Afzal Husain was born in 1975, and received B.E. and M.Tech.
Ahmad Ali Ahmed Ali (1910 in New Delhi – 14 January 1994 in Karachi) (احمد علی) was an Indian (later Pakistani) novelist, poet, critic, translator, diplomat and scholar, who was responsible for wr...
Ahmed Ali Ahmed Ali was an Indian novelist, poet, critic, translator, diplomat and scholar, who was responsible for writing Twilight in Delhi.
Ahmed Ali (writer) Ahmed Ali (1910 in New Delhi – 14 January 1994 in Karachi) (احمد علی) was an Indian (later Pakistani) novelist, poet, critic, translator, diplomat and scholar.
Akhtarul Wasey Akhtarul Wasey is a senior professor of Islamic studies at Jamia Millia Islamia (National Islamic University) in New Delhi.
Akhter Husain Akhter Husain (Urdu: اختر حسین), HPk, OBE, (1 March 1902 - 15 July 1983) was an eminent senior statesman and civil servant of Pakistan.
Anubhav Sinha Anubhav Sinha (born 22 June 1965) is an Indian film director known for his work in Tum Bin and Shahrukh Khan starrer Ra.One.
Arif Mohammad Khan Arif Mohammad Khan (born 1951 in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh) is a former Indian Union minister.
Asghar Wajahat Syed Asghar Wajahat, popularly known as Asghar Wajahat (असग़र वजाहत), (born July 5, 1946) is a Hindi scholar, fiction writer, novelist, playwright, an independent documentary filmmaker and...
Bashir Badr Bashir Badr, born Syed Muhammad Bashir) on February 15, 1935, is an Indian poet of Urdu.
Begum Abida Ahmed Begum Abida Ahmed (July 17, 1923 - December 7, 2003) was an Indian politician and the wife of the fifth President of India Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed (1974–1977), who twice remained member of the Lok ...
Begum Para Begum Para (1926-2008) was an Indian Hindi film actress who was active mostly in the 1940s and 1950s.
Bijan Abdolkarimi Bijan Abdolkarimi (born 1963 in Tehran) (Persian: بیژن عبدالکریمی ) is an Iranian philosopher, thinker, translator and editor.
Bilal Nazki Justice Bilal Nazki (born 18 November 1947) is a retired Chief Justice of Orissa High Court whose tenure was probably the shortest recorded, being for four days prior to his retirement.
Capt. Abbas Ali Abbas Ali कैप्टन अब्बास अली(born 3 January 1920) in a Muslim Rajput family at Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh is a freedom fighter and was Captain in the Indian National Army led by ...
Dalip Tahil Dalip Tahil (born 30 October 1952, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India) is an Indian film, television and theatre actor.
Dhyan Chand Dhyan Chand (29 August Tuesday 1905 – 3 December 1979) was an Indian field hockey player, who is widely considered as the greatest field hockey player of All Time.
Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry Fazal Elahi Chaudhry English IPA: fəzɛl ɪllɑɦi t͡ʃɒɪdɾɪ (Punjabi, January 1, 1904 – June 2, 1982), was the fifth President of Pakistan, serving from 1973 until 1978, prior to the martial law le...
Gauhar Raza Gauhar Raza (born August 17, 1956) is an Indian scientist by profession, and a leading Urdu poet, social activist and documentary film maker working to popularize the understanding of science am...
General M A G Osmany General Muhammad Ataul Ghani Osmany, popularly referred to as Bangabir General M.A.G. Osmany was the Commander-in-Chief of Bangladesh Forces during the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971.
Ghaus Bakhsh Bizenjo Mir Ghaus Bakhsh Bizenjo (Urdu/Baloch: میرغوث بخش بزنجو) was a prominent Balochi politician of Balochistan, Pakistan.
Ghulam Mustafa Khan Ghulam Mustafa Khan, PhD, D.Litt, SI (September 23, 1912 – September 25, 2005) was a researcher, critic, linguist, author, scholar of Urdu literature and linguistics, educationist and religious ...
Habib Tanvir Habib Tanvir (1 September 1923 – 8 June 2009) was one of the most popular Indian Urdu, Hindi playwrights, a theatre director, poet and actor.
Hakim Syed Zillur Rahman Hakim Syed Zillur Rahman (হাকিম সৈয়দ জিল্লুর রহমান), is well known for his contribution to Unani medicine.
Hamiduddin Farahi Hamiduddin Farahi (1863–1930) was a celebrated Islamic scholar of South Asia known for his groundbreaking work on the concept of Nazm, or Coherence, in the Quran.
Harold Cox Harold Cox (Tonbridge, Kent 1859 – 1 May 1936) was a Liberal MP for Preston from 1906 to 1909.
Hasrat Mohani Maulana Hasrat Mohani (b. 1875 Unnao, d. 1951 Lucknow) was a Romantic Poet of Urdu language, journalist, politician, parliamentarian of British India, besides a being a part of the Indian Indep...
Ikbal Ali Shah Sirdar Ikbal Ali Shah (सरदार इक़बाल अली शाह, سردار اقبال علی شاہ, born 1894 in Sardhana, India, died 4 November 1969 in Tangier, Morocco) was an Indian-Afghan author and diplomat descended from ...
Irfan Habib Irfan Habib (ઈરફાન હબીબ; born 1931) is an Indian Marxist historian of ancient and medieval India.
Ishrat Hussain Usmani Ishrat Hussain Usmani, DPhil, NI, best known as Dr. I. H. Usmani, was a Pakistani bureaucrat and an atomic physicist who was the second chairman of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission from ...
Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi (lived 3 November 1903, – 22 January 1981; popularly known as I.H. Qureshi), SP, HI, was a Pakistani historian, scholar, writer and a professor a political ...
Ishwari Prasad Iswari Prasad (इश्वरी प्रसाद,), the first graduate of Muhammedan Anglo-Oriental College (Aligarh Muslim University) Aligarh in 1881, was an Indian historian.
Ismail Gulgee Ismail Gulgee - The Gulgeez (October 25, 1926 – December 16, 2007) Pride of Performance, Sitara-e-Imtiaz (twice), Hilal-e-Imtiaz, was an award-winning, globally famous Pakistani artist...
Jabir Raza Syed Jabir Raza (born 1 August 1955) is an Indian historian, and a researcher in the history stream.
Jamal Khwaja The philosophical work of Jamal Khwaja (or, Ahmad Jamal Yusuf Khwaja, Indian philosopher, born August 12, 1926/1928), has two facets: an analysis of the nature and causes of philosophical disagr...
Jan Nisar Akhtar Jan Nisar Akhtar (February 18, 1914 – August 19, 1976) was an important 20th century Indian poet of Urdu ghazals and nazms, and a part of the Progressive Writers' Movement, who was also a lyrici...
Javed Akhtar Javed Akhtar (Hindi: जावेद अख्तर; born 17 January 1945) is a poet, lyricist and scriptwriter from India.
Jawed Usmani Jawed Usmani (जावेद उस्मानी; جاوید عثمانی) is the Chief Secretary to the Government of Uttar Pradesh.
K M Baharul Islam Dr K M Baharul Islam ডঃ কে এম বাহারুল ইসলাম has been working in the area of Educational Institutional Development, teaching & Research, ICT Policies and e-Government in Asia and Africa for more...
K. Asif K. Asif (14 June 1922 – 9 March 1971) was a film director, film producer and screenwriter who was famous for his work on the Hindi epic motion picture, Mughal-e-Azam (1960).
Kaifi Azmi Sayyid Akhtar Hussein Rizvi, known as Kaifi Azmi (कैफ़ी आज़मी; کیفی اعظمی; January 14, 1919 – May 10, 2002) was an Indian Urdu poet.
Kazi Syed Karimuddin Kazi Syed Karimuddin MA, LLB (19 July 1899, Yavatmal District, Maharashtra-14 November 1977) was a member of the Constituent Assembly of India that framed the Indian Constitution.
Khaleel-Ur-Rehman Azmi Khaleel-Ur-Rehman Azmi (1927–1978), also known as Khalil al-Rehman Azmi, was an Urdu poet and literary critic who was born in the village Seda Sultanpur in the district of Azamgarh.
Khalish Dehlavi Khalish Dehlavi, who was born Krishan Bhayana, is a successful engineer and well-known Urdu poet of India.
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan Khān Abdul Ghaffār Khān (6 February 1890 – 20 January 1988) (خان عبدالغفار خان, خان عبدالغفار خان, ख़ान अबदुल गफ़्फ़र ख़ान), also known as Fakhr-e Afghān (فخر افغان, lit. "pride of Afghans...
Khan Habibullah Khan Habibullah Khan Marwat (also known as Khan Habibullah Khan Marwat) (14 October 1901 - 5 December 1978) was a politician and former Peshawar High Court judge.
Khawaja Nazimuddin Sir Khawaja Nazimuddin, KCIE (খাজা নাজিমুদ্দীন; 19 July 1894 – 22 October 1964) was one of the notable Bengali Founding Fathers of the modern state of Pakistan, career statesman from East Pakist...
Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (ख़्वाजा अहमद अब्बास) (7 June 1914 – 1 June 1987), popularly known as K. A. Abbas, was an Indian film director, novelist, screenwriter, and a journalist in the Urdu, Hin...
Kulbhushan Kharbanda Kulbhushan Kharbanda is an Indian actor, who worked in Hindi and Punjabi films.
Lala Amarnath Nanik Amarnath Bhardwaj (commonly known as Lala Amarnath; 11 September 1911 – 5 August 2000) was an Indian Test cricketer.
Liaquat Ali Khan Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan (Næʍābzādāh Liāqat Alī Khān, 1 October 1895 – 16 October 1951), often simply referred as Liaquat, was one of the leading Founding Fathers
M J Warsi Mohammad Jahangeer Warsi is an Indian linguist, researcher, and author.
M. A. G. Osmani General Muhammad Ataul Gani Osmani, popularly referred to as Bonga Bir General M.A.G. Osmani ( Bengali: মুহাম্মদ আতাউল গনি ওসমানী; 1 September 1918– 16 February 1984) was the Supreme Comm...
M. A. G. Osmany General Muhammad Ataul Gani Osmani, popularly referred to as Bonga Bir General M.A.G. Osmani ( Bengali: মুহাম্মদ আতাউল গনি ওসমানী; 1 September 1918– 16 February 1984) was the Supreme Comm...
M.M. Sharif Mian Mohammad Sharif (Urdu: محمد شریف ; b. 1893—d.
Mahendra Pratap Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh (December 1, 1886–April 29, 1979) was a Hindu freedom fighter, journalist, writer, and Marxist revolutionary social reformist of India.
Malik Ghulam Muhammad Malik Ghulam Muhammad (Bengali: মালিক গোলাম মাহমুদ; 20 April 1895 – 12 September 1956) commonly known as Ghulam Muhammad, was a notable chartered accountant who served as the third Governo...
Masud Husain Khan Masud Husain Khan (January 28, 1919 – October 16, 2010) was an eminent linguist, the first Professor Emeritus in Social Sciences at Aligarh Muslim University and the 5th Vice-Chancellor of Jamia...
Maulana Mohammad Ali Maulana Mohammad Ali Jouhar was an Indian Muslim leader, activist, scholar, journalist and poet, and was among the leading figures of the Khilafat Movement.
Maulana Shaukat Ali Maulana Shaukat Ali was an Indian Muslim nationalist and leader of the Khilafat movement.
Mian Ghulam Jilani Major General Mian Gulam Jilani (SQA, Imtiazi Sanad) (March 1, 1913 – March 1, 2004) was a two-star general officer in the Pakistan Army who, as an Indian Army officer during the Second World Wa...
Mian Mohammed Sharif Mian Mohammed Sharif (Urdu: محمد شريف; b.1917 - October 22, 1997), was a Pakistani mathematician and senior bureaucrat.
Mirza Hamid Hussain Brigadier Mirza Hamid Hussain (4 July 1914 – 12 August 1987) was a Pakistan army officer, diplomat and an intelligence officer.
Mohammad Ali Jouhar Mohammad Ali Jouhar (10 December 1878 – 4 January 1931) was an Indian Muslim leader, activist, scholar, journalist and poet, and was among the leading figures of the Khilafat Movement.
Mohammad Habib Mohammad Habib (मोहम्मद हबीब) (1895-1971) was an Indian historian.
Mohammad Hamid Ansari Mohammad Hamid Ansari (মহম্মদ হামিদ আনসারি)(born 1 April 1937) is the 14th and current Vice President of India, in office since 2007.
Mohammed Abdul Rahiman Muhammad Abdur Rahiman was a Muslim politician from Kerala, India and a leader of the Khilafat Movement.
Mohammed Abdur Rahiman Muhammad Abdur Rahiman (also Mohammed Abdur Rahiman Sahib) (1898 - April 23, 1945) was an Indian freedom fighter and Indian National Congress politician from Kerala.
Mohammed Ayoob Mohammed Ayoob (born 1942) is a Distinguished Professor of International Relations at Michigan State University's James Madison College and the Department of Political Science.
Mohammed Naseeb Qureshy Mohammed Naseeb Qureshy (MN Qureshy) (January 4, 1933 – 2005) was a prominent geologist from India.
Mohd. Saida Mohd. Saida मो0 सैदा is a former Indian field hockey player.
Mohsina Kidwai Mohsina Kidwai (born 1 January 1932) is a leader of Indian National Congress party, she belongs to Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh.
Moonis Raza Moonis Raza was an Indian educationist of international repute, regional planner, inspiring & exceptional mentor, academic administrator, prolific speaker and freedom fighter.
Muhammad Mansur Ali Muhammad Mansur Ali (মোঃ মনসুর আলী; 1919 – November 3, 1975) was a Bangladeshi politician who was a close confidante of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founding leader of Bangladesh.
Mukhtar Masood Mukhtar Masood, SI, (Urdu: مختار مسعود) is a Pakistani writer and bureaucrat.
Munier Choudhury Munier Chowdhury (মুনীর চৌধুরী; 27 November 1925 – 14 December 1971), born in 1925 at Manikganj, Dhaka, hailed from Noakhali, was a Bangladeshi educationist, playwright...
Munier Chowdhury Munier Chowdhury (মুনীর চৌধুরী) (born: 27 November 1925 - died: 14 December 1971) was a Bangladeshi educator, playwright, literary critic and political dissident.
Mushirul Hasan Professor Mushirul Hasan (Born: 15 August 1949) second son for noted historian and professor at his time Muhibbul Hasan he originally belongs to village Muhammadpur, Tehsil Fatehpur, District Ba...
Mushtaq Ahmed Azmi Mushtaq Ahmed Azmi (1 June 1919 – 12 July 2011), was a mass literacy expert.
Mushtaq Ali Syed Mushtaq Ali (17 December 1914 – 18 June 2005) was a former Indian cricketer, and an aggressive Test batsman.
Muslim Saleem Muslim Saleem is an Urdu poet and journalist from India.
Muzaffar Alam Muzaffar Alam (born 3 February 1947) is the George V. Bobrinskoy Professor in South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago.
Nabakanta Barua Navakanta Barua (নৱকান্ত বৰুৱা) (December 29, 1926 – July 14, 2002), was a prominent Assamese novelist and poet.
Nabi Bux Khan Baloch Nabi Bux Khan Baloch (نبي بخش خان بلوچ) (December 16, 1917 – April 6, 2011) was a scholar of the Sindhi, Persian, Arabic, and Urdu languages.
Narendra Kumar Narendra Kumar (1979–2012) was an Indian Police Service officer.
Naseeruddin Shah Naseeruddin Shah (born 20 July 1950) is an Indian film actor and director.
Nazir Ahmed (physicist) Nazir Ahmed (or Nazir Ahmad), D.Phil., OBE (May 1, 1898, Lahore – September 30, 1973, Karachi) was a Pakistani experimental physicist and a chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commissio...
Paigham Afaqui Paig̲h̲ām Āfāqī), also written "Paigham Afaqi" or "Paigham Afaqui" is the literary name of Akhtar Ali Farooquee (born 1956), an Indian writer.
PN Saxena Prem Narain Saxena (15 October 1925 – 29 November 1999) was the Founder Professor and Chairman Department of Pharmacology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, India.
Qazi Altaf Hussain Lieutenant Colonel Qazi Altaf Hussain (1920–1999) was a Lt. Colonel of 11 Frontier Force Regiment and Commandant of Zhob Militia, Quetta.
Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Rafi Ahmed Kidwai (रफ़ी अहमद क़िदवई رفیع احمد قدوائی Urdu), (18 February 1894 - 24 October 1954) was a politician, an Indian independence activist and a socialist, sometimes described as an Isla...
Rafi Muhammad Chaudhry Rafi Muhammad Chaudhry or R. M. Chaudhry FPAS HI, NI, SI, Skdt (July 1, 1903 – December 4, 1988), was a Pakistani nuclear physicist and a professor of particle physics at the Government Co...
Rahi Masoom Raza Rahi Masoom Reza (1925-1992), born in Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, India, was an Urdu poet.
Raja Rao Raja Rao (ರಾಜ ರಾವ್) (November 8, 1908 – July 8, 2006) was an Indian writer of English language novels and short stories, whose works are deeply rooted in Hinduism.
Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqi Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqui was a noted Urdu writer and a professor at Aligarh Muslim University in India.
Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqui Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqui (1894-1977) (Urdu: رشید احمد صدیقی) was a noted Urdu writer and a professor at Aligarh Muslim University in India.
Rasheed Masood Rasheed Masood (born 15 August 1947) is the first Indian parliamentarian to be found guilty in a criminal case after the Supreme Court of India ruled that lawmakers stand immediately disqualifie...
Ross Masood Sayyid Sir Ross Masood (15 February 1889 – 30 July 1937), was the Vice-Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University starting in 1929.
S. Wajid Ali S. Wajed Ali (এস ওয়াজেদ আলী; 4 September 1890 – 10 June 1951) was a Bengali writer and nationalist.
Saeed Jaffrey Saeed Jaffrey OBE (Punjabi: ਸਈਦ ਜਾਫ਼ਰੀ, सईद जाफ़री) (born 8 January 1929) is an Indian-born British actor, who has appeared in numerous British movies.
Syed Afzal Ali Syed Afzal Ali was the famous personality from Bulandshahr.
Syed Ali Hasan Khan Bahadur Syed Ali Hasan was the captain of the 'MAO College Cricket Club', Superintendent of Police (India), Deputy Inspector General of Police and Inspector-General of Police in India.
Syed Amir-uddin Kedwaii Syed Ameer ud din Kedwaii was an active worker of Pakistan Movement and possess the distinction of proposing and designing the flag of Pakistan in 1946 which was accepted and appreciated by the ...
Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai, is an American citizen of Kashmiri origin, born in the Indian-administered state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Syed Mahmood Naqvi Syed Mahmood Naqvi (August 28, 1941—September 4, 2009) was an Indian Earth scientist specialising in geochemistry at the National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) in Hyderabad.
Syed Mahmud Dr. Syed Mahmud was an Indian politician and senior leader in the Indian National Congress during the Indian independence movement and in post-independence India.
Syed Muhammad Saleem Syed Muhammad Saleem (1922–2000) was a prominent Islamic scholar and activist of the All-India Muslim League at the time of Pre-Partition India.
Syed Muhammad Zauqi Shah Syed Muhammad Zauqi Shah (1878–1951) was a Sufist scholar considered a Waliullah or Sufist saint.
Syed Shahid Hamid Major General Syed Shahid Hamid HJ (17 September 1910 – 12 March 1993) was a 2 star general in the Pakistan Army and a close associate of President Field Marshal Ayub Khan who played an importan...
Syed Wazir Hasan Syed Wazir Hasan (later, Sir Wazir Hasan) (1874 – August 1947) was Indian jurist and Secretary and later President of the All-India Muslim League.
Syed Zahoor Qasim Padma Bhushan Syed Zahoor Qasim (born December 31, 1926 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India) is a leading Indian marine biologist.
Syed Ziaur Rahman Syed Ziaur Rahman (সৈয়দ জিয়াউর রহমান) is a faculty member in the discipline of Pharmacology and Chair of the Advisory Council (Section 3), International Association of Medical Colleges.
Taher Saifuddin Syedna Taher Saifuddin (سيدنا طاهر سيف الين رض), born on 4th August 1888 was an Indian born leader, the 51st Da'i al-Mutlaq of the Dawoodi Bohra sect.
Tahir Hussain (physicist) Tahir Hussain (1923–2010) was a Pakistani nuclear physicist and an emeritus professor of nuclear physics at the Government College University whose research was engaged in Long-lived fission pro...
Talat Ahmad Talat Ahmad is an Indian Earth Scientist and Professor at the Department of Geology, University of Delhi.
Yousuf Hussain Khan Yousuf Hussain Khan (1902–1979), born in Hyderabad, India, was a noted historian, scholar, educationist, critic and author.
Zafar Ali Khan Zafar Ali Khan (1873–1956), also known as Maulana Zafar Ali Khan was a writer, poet, translator and journalist who played an important role in the Pakistan Movement against the British Raj.
Zafar Iqbal (field hockey) Zafar Iqbal (born June 20, 1956) is a former Indian field hockey player and captained the national team.
Zahoor Qasim Padma Bhushan Syed Zahoor Qasim (born December 31, 1926 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India) is a leading Indian marine biologist.
Zakir Hussain (politician) Zakir Hussain (Telugu: జాకీర్ హుస్సైన్), ; February 1897 – 3 May 1969) was the 3rd President of India, from 13 May 1967 until his death on 3 May 1969.
Ziauddin Ahmad Sir Ziauddin Ahmad CIE, MP (born Ziauddin Ahmed Zuberi on 13 February 1878 – died 23 December 1947) was an Indian mathematician, parliamentarian, logician, natural philosopher, politician,...
Ziauddin Ahmed Sir Ziauddin Ahmed or Ziauddin Ahmed Zuberi or Dr. Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Ziauddin Ahmed was a Indian mathematician, parliamentarian, logician, natural philosopher, politician...