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

Kumail NanjianiKumail Nanjiani
21 February 1978
Comedian, Actor

Muhammad Ali JinnahMuhammad Ali Jinnah
25 December 1876
Founder of Pakistan

Shaheen AfridiShaheen Afridi
06 April 2000
Cricketer

Ramesh BalwaniRamesh Balwani
1965 AD
CEO of Theranos
Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
13 October 1948
Qawwal and Ghazal Singer

Muhammad IqbalMuhammad Iqbal
09 November 1877
Poet & Philosopher

Benazir BhuttoBenazir Bhutto
21 June 1953
 

Khalid Sheikh MohammedKhalid Sheikh Mohammed
01 March 1964
Terrorist
Abdus SalamAbdus Salam
29 January 1926
Theoretical Physicist

Nawaz SharifNawaz Sharif
25 December 1949
Prime Minister of Pakistan
Zulfikar Ali BhuttoZulfikar Ali Bhutto
05 January 1928
 

Pervez MusharrafPervez Musharraf
11 August 1943
 

Saba QamarSaba Qamar
05 April 1984
Actress
Liaquat Ali KhanLiaquat Ali Khan
01 October 1895
First Prime Minister of Pakistan

Prince Aly KhanPrince Aly Khan
13 June 1911
Father of Aga Khan IV
Asif Ali ZardariAsif Ali Zardari
26 July 1955
Former President of Pakistan

Noor JehanNoor Jehan
21 September 1926
Singer and Actress

Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912
Writer
Fatima JinnahFatima Jinnah
31 July 1893
Sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Mehdi HassanMehdi Hassan
18 July 1927
Ghazal Singer
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

Iqbal MasihIqbal Masih
1983 AD
Children's Rights Activist
Abida ParveenAbida Parveen
1954 AD
Ghazal Singer
Usman KhawajaUsman Khawaja
18 December 1986
Cricketer

Ziauddin YousafzaiZiauddin Yousafzai
1969 AD
Education Activist, Diplomat

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

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Bushra ManekaBushra Maneka
06 August 1968
Imran Khan's Wife

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

FroggyFroggy
18 September 1994
YouTuber

Altaf HussainAltaf Hussain
17 September 1953
Politician
Mohammad AliMohammad Ali
19 April 1931
Actor

Shahid KhanShahid Khan
18 July 1950
Business person
Raj KapoorRaj Kapoor
14 December 1924
Actor, Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter,

NargisNargis
 

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

Mahira KhanMahira Khan
21 December 1984
Actor
Dev AnandDev Anand
26 September 1923
Actor

Fawad KhanFawad Khan
29 November 1981
Actor

Atif AslamAtif Aslam
12 March 1983
singer

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

Ramzi YousefRamzi Yousef
20 May 1967
Terrorist
Mawra HocaneMawra Hocane
28 September 1992
Actress

Qandeel BalochQandeel Baloch
01 March 1990
Model

Shahid AfridiShahid Afridi
01 March 1980
Cricketer

Mehwish HayatMehwish Hayat
06 January 1983
Singer
Suresh OberoiSuresh Oberoi
17 December 1946
Actor

Wasim AkramWasim Akram
03 June 1966
Cricketer
Humayun SaeedHumayun Saeed
27 July 1971
Actor, Model

Farhan SaeedFarhan Saeed
14 September 1984
Singer, Songwriter

Zeba BakhtiarZeba Bakhtiar
 
Abdul Qadeer KhanAbdul Qadeer Khan
01 April 1936
Physicist, Engineer, Scientist, Metallurgist,

Ali ZafarAli Zafar
18 May 1980
Singer
Veena MalikVeena Malik
26 February 1984
Model, Actor

Aafia SiddiquiAafia Siddiqui
02 March 1972
Neuroscientist

Rameez RajaRameez Raja
14 August 1962
Cricketer
Sanam SaeedSanam Saeed
 

Imran AbbasImran Abbas
25 March 1978
cricketer
Shoaib AkhtarShoaib Akhtar
13 August 1975
Cricketer, Autobiographer

Kamran AkmalKamran Akmal
13 January 1982
Cricketer

Ayeza KhanAyeza Khan
 

Misbah-ul-HaqMisbah-ul-Haq
28 May 1974
Cricketer
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
Singer-songwriter

Tarek FatahTarek Fatah
20 November 1949
Journalist

The Great GamaThe Great Gama
22 May 1878
Amateur wrestler
Bilawal Bhutto ZardariBilawal Bhutto Zardari
21 September 1988
Politician

Junaid JamshedJunaid Jamshed
03 September 1964
Recording artist

Yahya KhanYahya Khan
04 February 1917
Diplomat

Sara LorenSara Loren
11 December 1985
Actress

Maryam NawazMaryam Nawaz
28 October 1973
Politician
Art MalikArt Malik
13 November 1952
Actor

Balraj SahniBalraj Sahni
01 May 1913
Actor
Sanam BalochSanam Baloch
 

Osman Khalid ButtOsman Khalid Butt
09 February 1986
Journalist, Choreographer

Mohammad AsifMohammad Asif
20 December 1982
cricketer
Danish TaimoorDanish Taimoor
16 February 1983
Actor

Waqar YounisWaqar Younis
16 November 1971
Cricketer
Arfa KarimArfa Karim
02 February 1995
Computer scientist

Shakil AfridiShakil Afridi
1962 AD
physician

Saqlain MushtaqSaqlain Mushtaq
29 December 1976
Cricketer

Saeed AnwarSaeed Anwar
06 September 1968
Cricketer
Mohammad SamiMohammad Sami
24 February 1981
Cricketer

Javed MiandadJaved Miandad
12 June 1957
Cricketer
Zaheer AbbasZaheer Abbas
24 July 1947
Cricketer

Hina Rabbani KharHina Rabbani Khar
19 November 1977
Diplomat, Politician, Entrepreneur, Economist
Mohammad AmirMohammad Amir
13 April 1992
Cricketer

Umar AkmalUmar Akmal
26 May 1990
Cricketer
Somy AliSomy Ali
25 March 1976
Journalist, Actor, Model