Famous Afghan Women

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 1 Annet Mahendru

Annet Mahendru
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan

Afghan-American actress Annet Mahendru is best known for her role in the FX period drama series The Americans. Born in Afghanistan, she moved to USA as a young woman and studied improv at The Groundlings. She began acting by taking up small roles in TV shows. Since her debut, she has acted in many films and TV shows.

 2 Nadia Nadim

Nadia Nadim
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: January 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Herat, Afghanistan

 3 Aryana Sayeed

Aryana Sayeed
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan
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 4 Azita Ghanizada

Azita Ghanizada
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan
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 5 Sonita Alizadeh

Sonita Alizadeh
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: 1996 AD
Birthplace: Herat, Afghanistan

 6 Nur Jahan

Nur Jahan
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: May 31, 1577
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kandahar, Afghanistan
Died: December 18, 1645

Nur Jahan was the chief consort of Mughal emperor Jahangir. She reigned as Badshah Begum of the empire from 1620 to 1627. Nur Jahan is often credited with influencing Jahangir's decisions for much of his reign. She is also remembered for her strength and courage and her skills in hunting ferocious tigers. Her life has inspired many books and movies.

 7 Mozhdah Jamalzadah

Mozhdah Jamalzadah
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kabul
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 8 Zarifa Ghafari

Zarifa Ghafari
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Famous As: Activist, Politician
Birthdate: 1992 AD
Birthplace: Paktia, Afghanistan

 9 Fawzia Koofi

Fawzia Koofi
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1975 AD
Birthplace: Badakhshan, Afghanistan

 10 Rula Ghani

Rula Ghani
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1948 AD
Birthplace: Lebanon
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 11 Sahraa Karimi

Sahraa Karimi
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: May 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

 12 Zeenat Karzai

Zeenat Karzai
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1970 AD
Birthplace: Kandahar

 13 Fereshteh Hosseini

Fereshteh Hosseini
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

 14 Malalai Joya

Malalai Joya
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Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: April 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Farah, Afghanistan

 15 Seeta Qasemi

Seeta Qasemi
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Composer
Birthdate: April 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan

 16 Fatima Aziz

Fatima Aziz
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1973 AD
Birthplace: Kunduz, Kingdom of Afghanistan Afghanistan
Died: March 12, 2021

 17 Naghma

Naghma
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kandahar

 18 Fatana Najib

Fatana Najib
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: August 9, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Baghlan, Afghanistan

 19 Anjuman

Anjuman
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Multan, Pakistan

 20 Ghezaal Enayat

Ghezaal Enayat
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 7, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan

 21 Zamina Begum

Zamina Begum
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: January 11, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan
Died: April 28, 1978

 22 Sima Samar

Sima Samar
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 3, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jaghori, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan

 23 Malalai of Maiwand

Malalai of Maiwand
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Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: 1861 AD
Birthplace: Kandahar, Afghanistan
Died: July 27, 1880

 24 Anahita Ratebzad

Anahita Ratebzad
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 1, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guldara, Afghanistan
Died: September 7, 2014

 25 Niloofar Rahmani

Niloofar Rahmani
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Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: September 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Logar Province Logar, Afghanistan

 26 Adela Raz

Adela Raz
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Famous As: Politician, Activist
Birthdate: 1986 AD
Birthplace: Afghan

 27 Farzana Naz

Farzana Naz
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 3, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan

 28 Roya Rahmani

Roya Rahmani
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Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: 1978 AD
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan

 29 Leena Alam

Leena Alam
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1978 AD
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan

 30 Vida Samadzai

Vida Samadzai
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Famous As: Afghan-American actress
Birthdate: February 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan

 31 Nadia Anjuman

Nadia Anjuman
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 27, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Herat, Afghanistan
Died: November 4, 2005

 32 Shukria Barakzai

Shukria Barakzai
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Famous As: Politician, Ambassador
Birthdate: 1972 AD
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan

 33 Zohre Esmaeli

Zohre Esmaeli
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Famous As: Model, Writer
Birthdate: July 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan

 34 Farahnaz Forotan

Farahnaz Forotan
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: August 9, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan

 35 Sakena Yacoobi

Sakena Yacoobi
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Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: 1950 AD
Birthplace: Herat, Afghanistan

 36 Homeira Qaderi

Homeira Qaderi
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1980 AD
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan

 37 Anarkali Kaur Honaryar

Anarkali Kaur Honaryar
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Afghan

 38 Marjan Haydaree

Marjan Haydaree
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: 1997 AD
Birthplace: United States

 39 Sonia Nassery Cole

Sonia Nassery Cole
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Famous As: Director, Activist
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan

 40 Farkhunda Zahra Naderi

Farkhunda Zahra Naderi
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 19, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kayan, Afghanistan

 41 Zohra Daoud

Zohra Daoud
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Famous As: TV show host
Birthdate: 1954 AD
Birthplace: Afghanistan

 42 Roya Mahboob

Roya Mahboob
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: 1987 AD
Birthplace: Herat, Afghanistan

 43 Freshta Kohistani

Freshta Kohistani
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Famous As: Woman's rights activist
Birthdate: 1991 AD
Birthplace: Afghanistan
Died: December 24, 2020

 44 Habiba Sarābi

Habiba Sarābi
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Famous As: Politician, Hematologist
Birthdate: 1956 AD
Birthplace: Sarab, Afghanistan

 45 Marina Golbahari

Marina Golbahari
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1989 AD
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan

 46 Suhaila Siddiq

Suhaila Siddiq
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 11, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan
Died: December 4, 2020

 47 Saba Sahar

Saba Sahar
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 28, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan

 48 Nadia Ghulam

Nadia Ghulam
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kabul

 49 Mahwash

Mahwash
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 1947 AD
Birthplace: Karte chaar Kabul, Afghanistan

 50 Kamia Yousufi

Kamia Yousufi
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: May 20, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Iran