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
05 October 1952
22nd PM of Pakistan
Malala YousafzaiMalala Yousafzai
12 July 1997
Activist

Muhammad Ali JinnahMuhammad Ali Jinnah
25 December 1876
Founder of Pakistan

Kumail NanjianiKumail Nanjiani
21 February 1978
Comedian, Actor

Benazir BhuttoBenazir Bhutto
21 June 1953
 

Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
13 October 1948
Qawwal and Ghazal Singer
Muhammad IqbalMuhammad Iqbal
09 November 1877
Poet & Philosopher

Khalid Sheikh MohammedKhalid Sheikh Mohammed
01 March 1964
Terrorist

Saba QamarSaba Qamar
05 April 1984
Actress
Pervez MusharrafPervez Musharraf
11 August 1943
 

Zulfikar Ali BhuttoZulfikar Ali Bhutto
05 January 1928
 
Ramesh BalwaniRamesh Balwani
1965 AD
CEO of Theranos

Nawaz SharifNawaz Sharif
25 December 1949
Prime Minister of Pakistan

Noor JehanNoor Jehan
21 September 1926
Singer and Actress

Shaheen AfridiShaheen Afridi
06 April 2000
Cricketer

Prince Aly KhanPrince Aly Khan
13 June 1911
Father of Aga Khan IV
Liaquat Ali KhanLiaquat Ali Khan
01 October 1895
First Prime Minister of Pakistan

Abdus SalamAbdus Salam
29 January 1926
Theoretical Physicist

Asif Ali ZardariAsif Ali Zardari
26 July 1955
Former President of Pakistan

Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912
Writer
Aga Khan IIIAga Khan III
02 November 1877
Political Leader

Fatima JinnahFatima Jinnah
31 July 1893
Sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Yahya KhanYahya Khan
04 February 1917
Former President of Pakistan

Abdul Sattar EdhiAbdul Sattar Edhi
01 January 1928
Philanthropist

Huseyn Shaheed SuhrawardyHuseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy
08 September 1892
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Iskander MirzaIskander Mirza
15 November 1899
Former President of Pakistan

Iqbal MasihIqbal Masih
1983 AD
Children's Rights Activist
Mehdi HassanMehdi Hassan
18 July 1927
Ghazal Singer

Usman KhawajaUsman Khawaja
18 December 1986
Cricketer

Khawaja NazimuddinKhawaja Nazimuddin
19 July 1894
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Abida ParveenAbida Parveen
1954 AD
Ghazal Singer

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Ziauddin YousafzaiZiauddin Yousafzai
1969 AD
Education Activist, Diplomat
Shaukat AzizShaukat Aziz
06 March 1949
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan

FroggyFroggy
18 September 1994
YouTuber

Shahveer JafryShahveer Jafry
26 November 1993
YouTuber

Khan Abdul Ghaffar KhanKhan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
06 February 1890
Political and Spiritual Leader
Muhammad Ali BograMuhammad Ali Bogra
19 October 1909
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Bushra ManekaBushra Maneka
06 August 1968
Imran Khan's Wife

Mohammad AliMohammad Ali
19 April 1931
Actor

Altaf HussainAltaf Hussain
17 September 1953
Politician

Raj KapoorRaj Kapoor
14 December 1924
Actor, Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter,
Dev AnandDev Anand
26 September 1923
Actor

Shahid KhanShahid Khan
18 July 1950
Business person

Yash ChopraYash Chopra
27 September 1932
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Artist

Fawad KhanFawad Khan
29 November 1981
Actor

Suresh OberoiSuresh Oberoi
17 December 1946
Actor
Mawra HocaneMawra Hocane
28 September 1992
Actress

Mahira KhanMahira Khan
21 December 1982
Actress
Mehwish HayatMehwish Hayat
06 January 1983
Singer

Sultan RahiSultan Rahi
1938 AD
 

Wasim AkramWasim Akram
03 June 1966
Cricketer
Saba HameedSaba Hameed
21 June 1957
 

Atif AslamAtif Aslam
12 March 1983
singer
Shahid AfridiShahid Afridi
01 March 1980
Cricketer

Ayeza KhanAyeza Khan
 

Javed SheikhJaved Sheikh
08 October 1954
Actor, Film director, Film producer

Humayun SaeedHumayun Saeed
27 July 1971
Actor, Model

Muhammad Zia-ul-HaqMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
12 August 1924
Politician, Officer
Ramzi YousefRamzi Yousef
20 May 1967
Terrorist

Danish TaimoorDanish Taimoor
16 February 1983
Actor

Zeba BakhtiarZeba Bakhtiar
 

Ajmal KasabAjmal Kasab
13 July 1987
Criminal
Adnan SamiAdnan Sami
15 August 1971
Singer

Shoaib AkhtarShoaib Akhtar
13 August 1975
Cricketer, Autobiographer
Sanam SaeedSanam Saeed
 

Falak ShabirFalak Shabir
27 December 1985
Singer

Behroze SabzwariBehroze Sabzwari
16 February 1957
Film actor
Bushra AnsariBushra Ansari
16 February 1960
Singer, Actor

Saima NoorSaima Noor
 
Sanam BalochSanam Baloch
 

Balraj SahniBalraj Sahni
01 May 1913
Actor

Imran AbbasImran Abbas
15 October 1982
Actor
Imran AbbasImran Abbas
25 March 1978
cricketer

Israr AhmedIsrar Ahmed
26 April 1932
Philosopher, Theologian, University teacher
Ayesha KhanAyesha Khan
27 September 1982
Actor, Model

Azhar AliAzhar Ali
19 February 1985
Cricketer

Mansha PashaMansha Pasha
19 October 1987
Actor

Shoaib MalikShoaib Malik
01 February 1982
Cricketer
Ali ZafarAli Zafar
18 May 1980
Singer-songwriter
Noman IjazNoman Ijaz
14 February 1965
Actor, Film actor

Ushna ShahUshna Shah
 

Art MalikArt Malik
13 November 1952
Actor

Samina PeerzadaSamina Peerzada
09 August 1955
Actress
Veena MalikVeena Malik
26 February 1984
Model, Actor

Farhan SaeedFarhan Saeed
14 September 1984
Singer, Songwriter

Shehroz SabzwariShehroz Sabzwari
13 August 1985
Model, Putita

Sarwat GilaniSarwat Gilani
 

Sajal AliSajal Ali
17 January 1994
Model, Actor
Atiqa OdhoAtiqa Odho
12 February 1968
Make-up artist, Social worker, Actor

Javed MiandadJaved Miandad
12 June 1957
Cricketer
Neelam MuneerNeelam Muneer
 

Waqar YounisWaqar Younis
16 November 1971
Cricketer
ReshamResham
22 October 1979
Actress
Yasir ShahYasir Shah
02 May 1986
Cricketer