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.
Malala YousafzaiMalala Yousafzai
12 July 1997
Activist
Kumail NanjianiKumail Nanjiani
21 February 1978
Comedian, Actor

Shaheen AfridiShaheen Afridi
06 April 2000
Cricketer

Imran KhanImran Khan
05 October 1952
22nd PM of Pakistan

Muhammad Ali JinnahMuhammad Ali Jinnah
25 December 1876
Founder of Pakistan

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

Ramesh BalwaniRamesh Balwani
1965 AD
CEO of Theranos
Khalid Sheikh MohammedKhalid Sheikh Mohammed
01 March 1964
Terrorist

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

Zulfikar Ali BhuttoZulfikar Ali Bhutto
05 January 1928
 

Prince Aly KhanPrince Aly Khan
13 June 1911
Father of Aga Khan IV

Nawaz SharifNawaz Sharif
25 December 1949
Prime Minister of Pakistan

Noor JehanNoor Jehan
21 September 1926
Singer and Actress
Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912
Writer

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
Aga Khan IIIAga Khan III
02 November 1877
Political Leader

Iqbal MasihIqbal Masih
1983 AD
Children's Rights Activist
Yahya KhanYahya Khan
04 February 1917
Former President of Pakistan

Fatima JinnahFatima Jinnah
31 July 1893
Sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Usman KhawajaUsman Khawaja
18 December 1986
Cricketer
Abdul Sattar EdhiAbdul Sattar Edhi
01 January 1928
Philanthropist

Huseyn Shaheed SuhrawardyHuseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy
08 September 1892
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Mehdi HassanMehdi Hassan
18 July 1927
Ghazal Singer

Abida ParveenAbida Parveen
1954 AD
Ghazal Singer

Iskander MirzaIskander Mirza
15 November 1899
Former President of Pakistan
Ziauddin YousafzaiZiauddin Yousafzai
1969 AD
Education Activist, Diplomat

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Khawaja NazimuddinKhawaja Nazimuddin
19 July 1894
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan
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

Shahveer JafryShahveer Jafry
26 November 1993
YouTuber

FroggyFroggy
18 September 1994
YouTuber
Bushra ManekaBushra Maneka
06 August 1968
Imran Khan's Wife
Muhammad Ali BograMuhammad Ali Bogra
19 October 1909
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan

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,
Shahid KhanShahid Khan
18 July 1950
Business person

Adnan SamiAdnan Sami
15 August 1971
Singer

Dev AnandDev Anand
26 September 1923
Actor

Moin AkhterMoin Akhter
24 December 1950
Actor

Ajmal KasabAjmal Kasab
13 July 1987
Criminal
Yash ChopraYash Chopra
27 September 1932
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Artist

Shahid AfridiShahid Afridi
01 March 1980
Cricketer
Humayun SaeedHumayun Saeed
27 July 1971
Actor, Model

Mahira KhanMahira Khan
21 December 1982
Actress

Suresh OberoiSuresh Oberoi
17 December 1946
Actor
Fawad KhanFawad Khan
29 November 1981
Actor

Sultan RahiSultan Rahi
1938 AD
 
Imran AbbasImran Abbas
15 October 1982
Actor

Danish TaimoorDanish Taimoor
16 February 1983
Actor

Ramzi YousefRamzi Yousef
20 May 1967
Terrorist

Atif AslamAtif Aslam
12 March 1983
singer

Javed SheikhJaved Sheikh
08 October 1954
Actor, Film director, Film producer
Wasim AkramWasim Akram
03 June 1966
Cricketer

Muhammad Zia-ul-HaqMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
12 August 1924
Politician, Officer

Tarek FatahTarek Fatah
20 November 1949
Journalist

Mawra HocaneMawra Hocane
28 September 1992
Actress
Imran AbbasImran Abbas
25 March 1978
cricketer

Saba HameedSaba Hameed
21 June 1957
 
Jogendra Nath MandalJogendra Nath Mandal
29 January 1904
Politician

Bushra AnsariBushra Ansari
16 February 1960
Singer, Actor

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

Ali ZafarAli Zafar
18 May 1980
Singer-songwriter
Mehwish HayatMehwish Hayat
06 January 1983
Singer

Shoaib AkhtarShoaib Akhtar
13 August 1975
Cricketer, Autobiographer

Ayesha KhanAyesha Khan
27 September 1982
Actor, Model
Shoaib MalikShoaib Malik
01 February 1982
Cricketer

Mansha PashaMansha Pasha
19 October 1987
Actor
Sanam SaeedSanam Saeed
 

Behroze SabzwariBehroze Sabzwari
16 February 1957
Film actor

Veena MalikVeena Malik
26 February 1984
Model, Actor

Ayeza KhanAyeza Khan
 
Balraj SahniBalraj Sahni
01 May 1913
Actor
Nadia AliNadia Ali
03 August 1980
Singer-songwriter

Junaid JamshedJunaid Jamshed
03 September 1964
Recording artist

Qandeel BalochQandeel Baloch
01 March 1990
Model

Aafia SiddiquiAafia Siddiqui
02 March 1972
Neuroscientist
Sajal AliSajal Ali
17 January 1994
Model, Actor

Noman IjazNoman Ijaz
14 February 1965
Actor, Film actor

Osman Khalid ButtOsman Khalid Butt
09 February 1986
Journalist, Choreographer

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

Art MalikArt Malik
13 November 1952
Actor
Arfa KarimArfa Karim
02 February 1995
Computer scientist

Sara LorenSara Loren
11 December 1985
Actress
Abdul Qadeer KhanAbdul Qadeer Khan
01 April 1936
Physicist, Engineer, Scientist, Metallurgist,

Shehroz SabzwariShehroz Sabzwari
13 August 1985
Model, Putita
ReshamResham
22 October 1979
Actress
Sanam BalochSanam Baloch