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.
Ramesh BalwaniRamesh Balwani
1965 AD
CEO of Theranos
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
 

Benazir BhuttoBenazir Bhutto
21 June 1953
 

Kumail NanjianiKumail Nanjiani
21 February 1978
Comedian, Actor
Muhammad IqbalMuhammad Iqbal
09 November 1877
Poet & Philosopher

Usman KhawajaUsman Khawaja
18 December 1986
Cricketer

Zulfikar Ali BhuttoZulfikar Ali Bhutto
05 January 1928
 

Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
13 October 1948
Qawwal and Ghazal Singer
Pervez MusharrafPervez Musharraf
11 August 1943
 

Nawaz SharifNawaz Sharif
25 December 1949
Prime Minister of Pakistan
Saba QamarSaba Qamar
05 April 1984
Actress

Khalid Sheikh MohammedKhalid Sheikh Mohammed
01 March 1964
Terrorist

Iqbal MasihIqbal Masih
1983 AD
Children's Rights Activist
Liaquat Ali KhanLiaquat Ali Khan
01 October 1895
First Prime Minister of Pakistan

Shaheen AfridiShaheen Afridi
06 April 2000
Cricketer
Asif Ali ZardariAsif Ali Zardari
26 July 1955
Former President of Pakistan

Noor JehanNoor Jehan
21 September 1926
Singer and Actress

Abdus SalamAbdus Salam
29 January 1926
Theoretical Physicist
Fatima JinnahFatima Jinnah
31 July 1893
Sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Abdul Sattar EdhiAbdul Sattar Edhi
01 January 1928
Philanthropist
Shahveer JafryShahveer Jafry
26 November 1993
YouTuber

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
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

Khawaja NazimuddinKhawaja Nazimuddin
19 July 1894
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan

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

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

Mohammad AliMohammad Ali
19 April 1931
Actor

Raj KapoorRaj Kapoor
14 December 1924
Actor, Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter,

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Shahid AfridiShahid Afridi
01 March 1980
Cricketer

Ajmal KasabAjmal Kasab
13 July 1987
Criminal
Aafia SiddiquiAafia Siddiqui
02 March 1972
Neuroscientist

Mahira KhanMahira Khan
21 December 1984
Actor

Atif AslamAtif Aslam
12 March 1983
singer
Muhammad Zia-ul-HaqMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
12 August 1924
Politician, Officer

Wasim AkramWasim Akram
03 June 1966
Cricketer
Yash ChopraYash Chopra
27 September 1932
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Artist

Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer

Hina Rabbani KharHina Rabbani Khar
19 November 1977
Diplomat, Politician, Entrepreneur, Economist

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

Zeba BakhtiarZeba Bakhtiar
 
Hafiz Muhammad SaeedHafiz Muhammad Saeed
10 March 1950
Politician, Terrorist

Ramzi YousefRamzi Yousef
20 May 1967
Terrorist

Ali ZafarAli Zafar
18 May 1980
Singer

Shoaib AkhtarShoaib Akhtar
13 August 1975
Cricketer, Autobiographer
Sara LorenSara Loren
11 December 1985
Actress

Bilawal Bhutto ZardariBilawal Bhutto Zardari
21 September 1988
Politician
Inzamam-ul-HaqInzamam-ul-Haq
03 March 1970
Cricketer

Farhan SaeedFarhan Saeed
14 September 1984
Singer, Songwriter

Abdul Qadeer KhanAbdul Qadeer Khan
01 April 1936
Physicist, Engineer, Scientist, Metallurgist,
Salmaan TaseerSalmaan Taseer
31 May 1944
politician, businessperson, entrepreneur,

Sanam SaeedSanam Saeed
 
The Great GamaThe Great Gama
22 May 1878
Amateur wrestler

Imran AbbasImran Abbas
25 March 1978
cricketer

Ayeza KhanAyeza Khan
 
Tarek FatahTarek Fatah
20 November 1949
Journalist

Veena MalikVeena Malik
26 February 1984
Model, Actor
Mohammad AmirMohammad Amir
13 April 1992
Cricketer

Attaullah Khan EsakhelviAttaullah Khan Esakhelvi
19 August 1951
 

Muhammad Taqi UsmaniMuhammad Taqi Usmani
 

Yahya KhanYahya Khan
04 February 1917
Diplomat
Waqar YounisWaqar Younis
16 November 1971
Cricketer
Meesha ShafiMeesha Shafi
01 December 1981
Actor, Singer, Model

Maryam NawazMaryam Nawaz
28 October 1973
Politician

Nadia AliNadia Ali
03 August 1980
Singer-songwriter

Javed MiandadJaved Miandad
12 June 1957
Cricketer
Aamir Liaquat HussainAamir Liaquat Hussain
05 July 1971
 

Lal Shahbaz QalandarLal Shahbaz Qalandar
1177 AD
poet

Sanam BalochSanam Baloch
 

Humayun SaeedHumayun Saeed
27 July 1971
Actor, Model

Fatima BhuttoFatima Bhutto
29 May 1982
Journalist, Writer, Poet
Kamran AkmalKamran Akmal
13 January 1982
Cricketer

Saeed AnwarSaeed Anwar
06 September 1968
Cricketer
Shah Mehmood QureshiShah Mehmood Qureshi
22 June 1956
Politician

Faiz Ahmad FaizFaiz Ahmad Faiz
 

Somy AliSomy Ali
25 March 1976
Journalist, Actor, Model
Misbah-ul-HaqMisbah-ul-Haq
28 May 1974
Cricketer

Reema KhanReema Khan
27 October 1971
Actor, Film producer, Film director, Model
Faran TahirFaran Tahir
16 February 1964
Actor, Television actor

Israr AhmedIsrar Ahmed
26 April 1932
Philosopher, Theologian, University teacher

Salma AghaSalma Agha
 

Sarfraz AhmedSarfraz Ahmed
22 May 1987
Cricketer
Umar AkmalUmar Akmal
26 May 1990
Cricketer

Bushra AnsariBushra Ansari
16 February 1960
Singer, Actor
Arfa KarimArfa Karim
02 February 1995
Computer scientist

Ushna ShahUshna Shah
 

Mohammad AsifMohammad Asif
20 December 1982
cricketer

Neelam MuneerNeelam Muneer
 
Abu Ahmed al-KuwaitiAbu Ahmed al-Kuwaiti
1978 AD
terrorist, courier