Aligarh Muslim University

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Discover the notable alumni of Aligarh Muslim University. The list includes people like Liaquat Ali Khan, Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, Khawaja Nazimuddin, Andre Weil & Saadat Hasan Manto. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, writers, miscellaneous, media personalities and activists etc.
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 1 
Dhyan Chand
(One of the Greatest Field Hockey Players in History)
Dhyan Chand
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 29, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: December 3, 1979
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 2 
Javed Akhtar
(Screenwriter, poet, and lyricist known for his contributions to Indian music and Bollywood films)
Javed Akhtar
6
Birthdate: January 17, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 3 
Saeed Jaffrey
(Britain's Highest-Profile Asian Actor)
Saeed Jaffrey
6
Birthdate: January 8, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Malerkotla, Punjab India
Died: November 15, 2015
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 4 
Andre Weil
(Mathematician)
Andre Weil
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 6, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 6, 1998
 5 
Saadat Hasan Manto
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 11, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Samrala
Died: January 18, 1955
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Liaquat Ali Khan
(First Prime Minister of Pakistan)
Liaquat Ali Khan
27
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 1, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Karnal
Died: October 17, 1951
 7 
Naseeruddin Shah
10
Birthdate: July 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barabanki city
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Mohammad Hamid Ansari
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kolkata
 9 
Dalip Tahil
1
Birthdate: October 30, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
 10 
Mufti Mohammad Sayeed
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 12, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bijbehara, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Died: January 7, 2016
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 11 
K. Asif
(Director)
K. Asif
2
Birthdate: June 14, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: March 9, 1971
 12 
Raja Rao
(Author, Writer)
Raja Rao
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 8, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Karnataka
Died: July 8, 2006
 13 
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(Political Leader & Freedom Fighter)
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Utmānzai, Pakistan
Died: January 20, 1988
 14 
Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
(Film director, Screenwriter)
Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
0
Birthdate: March 22, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Panipat, Haryana, Punjab British India
Died: June 1, 1987
 15 
Khawaja Nazimuddin
(Former Prime Minister of Pakistan)
Khawaja Nazimuddin
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 19, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dhaka
Died: October 22, 1964
 16 
Lala Amarnath
(Cricketer)
Lala Amarnath
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 11, 1911
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kapurthala
Died: August 5, 2000
 17 
Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 5, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Soura, India
Died: September 8, 1982
 18 
Ayub Khan
(2nd President of Pakistan)
Ayub Khan
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 14, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rehana, Pakistan
Died: April 19, 1974
 19 
Syed Mushtaq Ali
(Cricketer)
Syed Mushtaq Ali
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 17, 1914
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Indore, India
Died: June 18, 2005
 20 
Mohammad Ali Jauhar
(Indian Muslim Activist and One of the Founders of 'The All-India Muslim League')
Mohammad Ali Jauhar
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 10, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: January 4, 1931
 21 
Jan Nisar Akhtar
(author, poet, lyricist, songwriter)
Jan Nisar Akhtar
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 14, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gwalior
Died: August 19, 1976
 22 
Shakeel Badayuni
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 3, 1916
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: April 20, 1970
 23 
Irfan Habib
(historian, writer)
Irfan Habib
0
Birthdate: 1931 AD
 24 
Hasrat Mohani
(Poet, Politician)
Hasrat Mohani
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 14, 1875
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: May 13, 1951
M. A. G. Osmani
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 1, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sylhet
Died: February 16, 1984
 26 
Malik Ghulam Muhammad
(Financier, Politician)
Malik Ghulam Muhammad
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 20, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lahore
Died: September 12, 1956
 27 
Hakim Ajmal Khan
(Physician, Politician)
Hakim Ajmal Khan
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 11, 1868
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: December 29, 1927
 28 
Habib Tanvir
(One of the Most Influential Indian Hindi Playwrights, Theatre Director and Actor)
Habib Tanvir
0
Birthdate: September 1, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Raipur, India
Died: June 8, 2009
 29 
Ahmed Ali
(Novelist)
Ahmed Ali
1
Birthdate: July 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: January 14, 1994
 30 
Sayyid Amir Ali
(Political Leader)
Sayyid Amir Ali
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 6, 1849
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cuttack, India
Died: August 3, 1928
 31 
Shaukat Ali
(Politician)
Shaukat Ali
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 10, 1873
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: November 18, 1938
 32 
Burhanuddin al-Helmy
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 29, 1911
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kampung Kota Bharu, Malaysia
Died: October 25, 1969
 33 
Syed Mujtaba Ali
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 13, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Karimganj, Assam Province, India
Died: February 11, 1974
 34 
Munier Choudhury
(Playwright)
Munier Choudhury
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 27, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manikganj District, Bangladesh
Died: December 14, 1971
 35 
Akhlaq Mohammed Khan
(Lyricist, Poet)
Akhlaq Mohammed Khan
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 16, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aonla, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: February 13, 2012
 36 
Ali Sardar Jafri
(Indian Writer of Urdu Language)
Ali Sardar Jafri
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 29, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: August 1, 2000
 37 
N. R. Madhava Menon
(Civil servant, Lawyer)
N. R. Madhava Menon
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 4, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Died: May 8, 2019
 38 
Rasheed Masood
(Politician)
Rasheed Masood
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 15, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gangoh, Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: October 5, 2020
 39 
Annu Raj Singh
(Sport shooter)
Annu Raj Singh
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 17, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aligarh, India
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)