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
Imran KhanImran Khan
05 October 1952
22nd PM of Pakistan

Kumail NanjianiKumail Nanjiani
21 February 1978
Comedian, Actor

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
Ramesh BalwaniRamesh Balwani
1965 AD
CEO of Theranos

Muhammad IqbalMuhammad Iqbal
09 November 1877
Poet & Philosopher

Khalid Sheikh MohammedKhalid Sheikh Mohammed
01 March 1964
Terrorist
Shaheen AfridiShaheen Afridi
06 April 2000
Cricketer

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

Bushra ManekaBushra Maneka
06 August 1968
Imran Khan's Wife

Nawaz SharifNawaz Sharif
25 December 1949
Prime Minister of Pakistan

Muhammad Zia-ul-HaqMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
12 August 1924
Former President of Pakistan

Noor JehanNoor Jehan
21 September 1926
Singer and Actress
GulzarGulzar
18 August 1934
Lyricist

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

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

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

Humayun SaeedHumayun Saeed
27 July 1971
Actor
Usman KhawajaUsman Khawaja
18 December 1986
Cricketer

Aga Khan IIIAga Khan III
02 November 1877
Political Leader

Qandeel BalochQandeel Baloch
01 March 1990
Model
Abdus SalamAbdus Salam
29 January 1926
Theoretical Physicist

Yahya KhanYahya Khan
04 February 1917
Former President of Pakistan
Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912
Writer

Fatima JinnahFatima Jinnah
31 July 1893
Sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Abdul Sattar EdhiAbdul Sattar Edhi
01 January 1928
Philanthropist
Mehdi HassanMehdi Hassan
18 July 1927
Ghazal Singer

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

Iqbal MasihIqbal Masih
1983 AD
Children's Rights Activist

Ziauddin YousafzaiZiauddin Yousafzai
20 April 1969
Education Activist, Diplomat

Abida ParveenAbida Parveen
1954 AD
Ghazal Singer
Khawaja NazimuddinKhawaja Nazimuddin
19 July 1894
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Muhammad Ali BograMuhammad Ali Bogra
19 October 1909
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan

Mohammad AliMohammad Ali
19 April 1931
Actor

Shaukat AzizShaukat Aziz
06 March 1949
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan

Khan Abdul Ghaffar KhanKhan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
06 February 1890
Political and Spiritual Leader
Shahveer JafryShahveer Jafry
26 November 1993
YouTuber

FroggyFroggy
18 September 1994
YouTuber

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
Shahid AfridiShahid Afridi
01 March 1980
Cricketer

Mahira KhanMahira Khan
21 December 1982
Actress
Babar AzamBabar Azam
15 October 1994
Cricketer

Dev AnandDev Anand
26 September 1923
Actor

Atif AslamAtif Aslam
12 March 1983
singer
Ramzi YousefRamzi Yousef
27 April 1968
Terrorist

Wasim AkramWasim Akram
03 June 1966
Cricketer
Fawad KhanFawad Khan
29 November 1981
Actor

Adnan SamiAdnan Sami
15 August 1971
Singer

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

Mawra HocaneMawra Hocane
28 September 1992
Actress

Somy AliSomy Ali
25 March 1976
Journalist, Actor, Model
Sajal AliSajal Ali
17 January 1994
Model, Actor

Shoaib AkhtarShoaib Akhtar
13 August 1975
Cricketer, Autobiographer

Javed IqbalJaved Iqbal
08 October 1956
 

Ajmal KasabAjmal Kasab
13 July 1987
Criminal
Geeta BaliGeeta Bali
1930 AD
Actor

Ayub KhanAyub Khan
14 May 1907
Former President of Pakistan
Ali ZafarAli Zafar
18 May 1980
Singer-songwriter

Maryam NawazMaryam Nawaz
28 October 1973
Politician

Shoaib MalikShoaib Malik
01 February 1982
Cricketer
Israr AhmedIsrar Ahmed
26 April 1932
Philosopher, Theologian, University teacher

Zeba BakhtiarZeba Bakhtiar
 
Inzamam-ul-HaqInzamam-ul-Haq
03 March 1970
Cricketer

Farhan SaeedFarhan Saeed
14 September 1984
Singer, Songwriter

Imran AbbasImran Abbas
15 October 1982
Actor
Mohammad AsifMohammad Asif
20 December 1982
cricketer

Ayeza KhanAyeza Khan
 
Suresh OberoiSuresh Oberoi
17 December 1946
Actor

Waqar YounisWaqar Younis
16 November 1971
Cricketer

Art MalikArt Malik
13 November 1952
Actor

Aafia SiddiquiAafia Siddiqui
02 March 1972
Neuroscientist
Mohammad AmirMohammad Amir
13 April 1992
Cricketer
KanishkaKanishka
0078 AD
King

Bohemia the Punjabi RapperBohemia the Punjabi Rapper
15 October 1979
 

Sanam SaeedSanam Saeed
 

Balraj SahniBalraj Sahni
01 May 1913
Actor
Abul A'la MaududiAbul A'la Maududi
25 September 1903
Philosopher

Bilawal Bhutto ZardariBilawal Bhutto Zardari
21 September 1988
Politician

Javed MiandadJaved Miandad
12 June 1957
Cricketer

Faiz Ahmad FaizFaiz Ahmad Faiz
 

Yousaf Raza GillaniYousaf Raza Gillani
09 July 1952
Politician
Meesha ShafiMeesha Shafi
01 December 1981
Actor, Singer, Model

The Great GamaThe Great Gama
22 May 1878
Amateur wrestler
Abdul Qadeer KhanAbdul Qadeer Khan
01 April 1936
Physicist, Engineer, Scientist, Metallurgist,

Sarfraz AhmedSarfraz Ahmed
22 May 1987
Cricketer
Mehwish HayatMehwish Hayat
06 January 1983
Singer
Danish TaimoorDanish Taimoor
16 February 1983
Actor