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
Youngest Nobel Laureate

Muhammad Ali JinnahMuhammad Ali Jinnah
25 December 1876
Founder of Pakistan

Kumail NanjianiKumail Nanjiani
21 February 1978
Comedian, Actor

Shaheen AfridiShaheen Afridi
06 April 2000

Ramesh BalwaniRamesh Balwani
1965 AD
CEO of Theranos
Benazir BhuttoBenazir Bhutto
21 June 1953

Khalid Sheikh MohammedKhalid Sheikh Mohammed
01 March 1964

Muhammad IqbalMuhammad Iqbal
09 November 1877
Poet & Philosopher

Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
13 October 1948
Qawwal and Ghazal Singer
Nawaz SharifNawaz Sharif
25 December 1949
Prime Minister of Pakistan

Zulfikar Ali BhuttoZulfikar Ali Bhutto
05 January 1928
Pervez MusharrafPervez Musharraf
11 August 1943

Liaquat Ali KhanLiaquat Ali Khan
01 October 1895
First Prime Minister of Pakistan

Usman KhawajaUsman Khawaja
18 December 1986
Saba QamarSaba Qamar
05 April 1984

Asif Ali ZardariAsif Ali Zardari
26 July 1955
Former President of Pakistan
Abdus SalamAbdus Salam
29 January 1926
Theoretical Physicist

Noor JehanNoor Jehan
21 September 1926
Singer and Actress

Fatima JinnahFatima Jinnah
31 July 1893
Sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Abdul Sattar EdhiAbdul Sattar Edhi
01 January 1928

Shahveer JafryShahveer Jafry
26 November 1993
Iskander MirzaIskander Mirza
15 November 1899
Former President of Pakistan

Mehdi HassanMehdi Hassan
18 July 1927
Ghazal Singer

Abida ParveenAbida Parveen
1954 AD
Ghazal Singer

Iqbal MasihIqbal Masih
1983 AD
Children's Rights Activist
Khawaja NazimuddinKhawaja Nazimuddin
19 July 1894
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Ziauddin YousafzaiZiauddin Yousafzai
1969 AD
Education Activist, Diplomat

Khan Abdul Ghaffar KhanKhan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
06 February 1890
Political and Spiritual Leader

Shaukat AzizShaukat Aziz
06 March 1949
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan

Bushra ManekaBushra Maneka
06 August 1968
Imran Khan's Wife
Altaf HussainAltaf Hussain
17 September 1953

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Muhammad Ali BograMuhammad Ali Bogra
19 October 1909
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan

18 September 1994

Mohammad AliMohammad Ali
19 April 1931

Raj KapoorRaj Kapoor
14 December 1924
Actor, Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter,
Mahira KhanMahira Khan
21 December 1984

Wasim AkramWasim Akram
03 June 1966

Shahid AfridiShahid Afridi
01 March 1980

Ajmal KasabAjmal Kasab
13 July 1987
Ramzi YousefRamzi Yousef
20 May 1967

Shoaib AkhtarShoaib Akhtar
13 August 1975
Cricketer, Autobiographer
Muhammad Zia-ul-HaqMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
12 August 1924
Politician, Officer

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

Dev AnandDev Anand
26 September 1923

Atif AslamAtif Aslam
12 March 1983

Maryam NawazMaryam Nawaz
28 October 1973
Mohammad AmirMohammad Amir
13 April 1992

Prince Aly KhanPrince Aly Khan
13 June 1911
Diplomat, Jockey, Socialite

Suresh OberoiSuresh Oberoi
17 December 1946

03 March 1970
Aafia SiddiquiAafia Siddiqui
02 March 1972

Farhan SaeedFarhan Saeed
14 September 1984
Singer, Songwriter
Zeba BakhtiarZeba Bakhtiar

Veena MalikVeena Malik
26 February 1984
Model, Actor

Abdul Qadeer KhanAbdul Qadeer Khan
01 April 1936
Physicist, Engineer, Scientist, Metallurgist,
Ali ZafarAli Zafar
18 May 1980

Rameez RajaRameez Raja
14 August 1962
Tarek FatahTarek Fatah
20 November 1949

Bilawal Bhutto ZardariBilawal Bhutto Zardari
21 September 1988

Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer
Sanam SaeedSanam Saeed

28 May 1974
Imran AbbasImran Abbas
25 March 1978

Waqar YounisWaqar Younis
16 November 1971

Kamran AkmalKamran Akmal
13 January 1982

Javed MiandadJaved Miandad
12 June 1957
Hina Rabbani KharHina Rabbani Khar
19 November 1977
Diplomat, Politician, Entrepreneur, Economist
Ayeza KhanAyeza Khan

Iman AliIman Ali
19 December 1980
Model, Television presenter, Actor

Aleem DarAleem Dar
06 June 1968
Cricketer, Cricket umpire

Nadia AliNadia Ali
03 August 1980
Humayun SaeedHumayun Saeed
27 July 1971
Actor, Model

Yahya KhanYahya Khan
04 February 1917

The Great GamaThe Great Gama
22 May 1878
Amateur wrestler

Sara LorenSara Loren
11 December 1985

Art MalikArt Malik
13 November 1952
Sanam BalochSanam Baloch

Mohammad AsifMohammad Asif
20 December 1982
Arfa KarimArfa Karim
02 February 1995
Computer scientist

Shakil AfridiShakil Afridi
1962 AD

Saqlain MushtaqSaqlain Mushtaq
29 December 1976
Saeed AnwarSaeed Anwar
06 September 1968

Osman Khalid ButtOsman Khalid Butt
09 February 1986
Journalist, Choreographer
Mohammad SamiMohammad Sami
24 February 1981

Zaheer AbbasZaheer Abbas
24 July 1947

Somy AliSomy Ali
25 March 1976
Journalist, Actor, Model

Attaullah Khan EsakhelviAttaullah Khan Esakhelvi
19 August 1951
Umar AkmalUmar Akmal
26 May 1990

Salman ButtSalman Butt
07 October 1984
Momal SheikhMomal Sheikh

Salma AghaSalma Agha
Faiz Ahmad FaizFaiz Ahmad Faiz

Muhammad Taqi UsmaniMuhammad Taqi Usmani
Ayesha KhanAyesha Khan
27 September 1982
Actor, Model