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
Kumail NanjianiKumail Nanjiani
21 February 1978
Comedian, Actor

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

Saba QamarSaba Qamar
05 April 1984
Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
13 October 1948
Qawwal and Ghazal Singer

Muhammad IqbalMuhammad Iqbal
09 November 1877
Poet & Philosopher

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

Khalid Sheikh MohammedKhalid Sheikh Mohammed
01 March 1964
Nawaz SharifNawaz Sharif
25 December 1949
Prime Minister of Pakistan

Ramesh BalwaniRamesh Balwani
1965 AD
CEO of Theranos

Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912

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

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

Abdus SalamAbdus Salam
29 January 1926
Theoretical Physicist

Aga Khan IIIAga Khan III
02 November 1877
Political Leader
Yahya KhanYahya Khan
04 February 1917
Former President of Pakistan

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

Mehdi HassanMehdi Hassan
18 July 1927
Ghazal Singer

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

Huseyn Shaheed SuhrawardyHuseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy
08 September 1892
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Abida ParveenAbida Parveen
1954 AD
Ghazal Singer

Iqbal MasihIqbal Masih
1983 AD
Children's Rights Activist

Usman KhawajaUsman Khawaja
18 December 1986
Khawaja NazimuddinKhawaja Nazimuddin
19 July 1894
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan

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Shaheen AfridiShaheen Afridi
06 April 2000
18 September 1994

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
Muhammad Ali BograMuhammad Ali Bogra
19 October 1909
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Mohammad AliMohammad Ali
19 April 1931

Altaf HussainAltaf Hussain
17 September 1953

Bushra ManekaBushra Maneka
06 August 1968
Imran Khan's Wife

Raj KapoorRaj Kapoor
14 December 1924
Actor, Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter,
Dev AnandDev Anand
26 September 1923

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

Fawad KhanFawad Khan
29 November 1981

Shahid KhanShahid Khan
18 July 1950
Business person

Arfa KarimArfa Karim
02 February 1995
Computer scientist
Suresh OberoiSuresh Oberoi
17 December 1946

Mahira KhanMahira Khan
21 December 1982
Shahid AfridiShahid Afridi
01 March 1980

Mawra HocaneMawra Hocane
28 September 1992

Zeba BakhtiarZeba Bakhtiar
Sultan RahiSultan Rahi
1938 AD

Atif AslamAtif Aslam
12 March 1983
Ayeza KhanAyeza Khan

Shehroz SabzwariShehroz Sabzwari
13 August 1985
Model, Putita

Wasim AkramWasim Akram
03 June 1966

Javed SheikhJaved Sheikh
08 October 1954
Actor, Film director, Film producer

Saba HameedSaba Hameed
21 June 1957
Humayun SaeedHumayun Saeed
27 July 1971
Actor, Model

Adnan SamiAdnan Sami
15 August 1971

Syra YousufSyra Yousuf

Ajmal KasabAjmal Kasab
13 July 1987
Muhammad Zia-ul-HaqMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
12 August 1924
Politician, Officer

Danish TaimoorDanish Taimoor
16 February 1983
Behroze SabzwariBehroze Sabzwari
16 February 1957
Film actor

Falak ShabirFalak Shabir
27 December 1985

Bushra AnsariBushra Ansari
16 February 1960
Singer, Actor
Sanam SaeedSanam Saeed

Imran AbbasImran Abbas
15 October 1982
Imran AbbasImran Abbas
25 March 1978

Ramzi YousefRamzi Yousef
20 May 1967

Tarek FatahTarek Fatah
20 November 1949
Mehwish HayatMehwish Hayat
06 January 1983

Balraj SahniBalraj Sahni
01 May 1913
Saima NoorSaima Noor

Ayesha KhanAyesha Khan
27 September 1982
Actor, Model

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

Junaid JamshedJunaid Jamshed
03 September 1964
Recording artist
Shoaib AkhtarShoaib Akhtar
13 August 1975
Cricketer, Autobiographer
Ali ZafarAli Zafar
18 May 1980

Ushna ShahUshna Shah

Noman IjazNoman Ijaz
14 February 1965
Actor, Film actor

Samina PeerzadaSamina Peerzada
09 August 1955
Shoaib MalikShoaib Malik
01 February 1982

Mansha PashaMansha Pasha
19 October 1987

Sajal AliSajal Ali
17 January 1994
Model, Actor

Neelam MuneerNeelam Muneer

Javed MiandadJaved Miandad
12 June 1957
Veena MalikVeena Malik
26 February 1984
Model, Actor

Farhan SaeedFarhan Saeed
14 September 1984
Singer, Songwriter
Abdul Qadeer KhanAbdul Qadeer Khan
01 April 1936
Physicist, Engineer, Scientist, Metallurgist,

Somy AliSomy Ali
25 March 1976
Journalist, Actor, Model
Sanam BalochSanam Baloch
Atiqa OdhoAtiqa Odho
12 February 1968
Make-up artist, Social worker, Actor