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Famous Aligarh Muslim University Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 22.3k views102 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Aligarh Muslim University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Aligarh Muslim University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Aligarh Muslim University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Aligarh Muslim University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Aligarh Muslim University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Aligarh Muslim University.

List features graduates like Naseeruddin Shah, Dalip Tahil and more!

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Aligarh Muslim University?” and “Which celebrities are Aligarh Muslim University alumni?”
  • Liaquat Ali Khan1

    Liaquat Ali Khan


    AgeDec. at 56 (1895-1951)

    BirthplaceKarnal, Eurasia, India, Haryana, Karnal district

    Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan (Næʍābzādāh Liāqat Alī Khān listen ,Urdu: لِیاقت علی خان‎ ; 1... more on Wikipedia
  • 2

    AgeDec. at 56 (1919-1975)

    BirthplaceSirajganj District, Bangladesh

    Muhammad Mansur Ali (16 January 1917 – 3 November 1975) was a Bangladeshi politician who was... more on Wikipedia
  • Javed Akhtar3

    Javed Akhtar

    Poet, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceKhairabad, Sitapur, India

    Javed Akhtar (born 17 January 1945) is an Indian political activist, poet, lyricist and... more on Wikipedia
  • Naseeruddin Shah4

    Naseeruddin Shah

    Theatre Director, Environmentalist


    BirthplaceBarabanki city, India

    Naseeruddin Shah (born 20 July 1949) is an Indian film and stage actor and director in the... more on Wikipedia
  • Shamim Karhani5

    AgeDec. at 62 (1913-1975)

    BirthplaceKarhan, Uttar Pradesh, India

    Shamim Karhani (8 June 1913 - 19 March 1975) was an eminent Urdu poet ('Shayar') of the 20th... more on Wikipedia
  • André Weil6

    André Weil


    AgeDec. at 92 (1906-1998)

    BirthplaceParis, France

    André Weil (; French: [ɑ̃dʁe vɛj]; 6 May 1906 – 6 August 1998) was a French mathematician,... more on Wikipedia
  • Ayub Khan7

    Ayub Khan


    AgeDec. at 67 (1907-1974)


    Ayub Khan is a compound masculine name; Ayub is the Arabic version of the name of the Biblical... more on Wikipedia
  • Khwaja Ahmad Abbas8

    Khwaja Ahmad Abbas

    Journalist, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 73 (1914-1987)

    BirthplacePanipat, India

    Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (7 June 1914 – 1 June 1987), popularly known as K. A. Abbas, was an Indian... more on Wikipedia
  • Mian Ghulam Jilani9

    Mian Ghulam Jilani


    AgeDec. at 91 (1913-2004)

    BirthplaceSibi, Pakistan

    Major General Mian Gulam Jilani (SQA, Imtiazi Sanad) (1 March 1913 – 1 March 2004) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Khawaja Nazimuddin10

    AgeDec. at 70 (1894-1964)

    BirthplaceDhaka, Bangladesh

    Sir Khawaja Nazimuddin (Urdu: خواجہ ناظِمُ الدّین‎; Bengali: খাজা নাজিমুদ্দীন; 19 July 1894 –... more on Wikipedia
  • Ghulam Mustafa Khan11

    AgeDec. at 93 (1912-2005)

    BirthplaceJabalpur, India

    Ghulam Mustafa Khan, SI (Urdu: ڈاکٹر غلام مصطفیٰ خان‎) (23 September 1912 – 25 September 2005)... more on Wikipedia
  • Malik Ghulam Muhammad12

    AgeDec. at 61 (1895-1956)

    BirthplaceLahore, Pakistan, Eurasia, Punjab, Pakistan

    Sir Malik Ghulam Muhammad CIE (Urdu: ملک غلام محمد‎; 6), was a Pakistani financier who served... more on Wikipedia
  • Sultan Salahuddin Owaisi13

    Sultan Salahuddin Owaisi


    AgeDec. at 77 (1931-2008)

    BirthplaceSouth India, Hyderabad, Eurasia, India, Andhra Pradesh

    Sultan Salahuddin Owaisi (14 February 1931 – 29 September 2008) was an Indian politician... more on Wikipedia
  • Salimuzzaman Siddiqui14

    Salimuzzaman Siddiqui

    Chemist, Scientist

    AgeDec. at 97 (1897-1994)

    BirthplaceLucknow, India

    Salimuzzaman Siddiqui (Urdu: سلیم الزّماں صدّیقی‎ [səˈliːmʊzzəmɑːn sɪˈd̪d̪iːqi]; 19 October... more on Wikipedia
  • Ziauddin Ahmed15

    Ziauddin Ahmed


    AgeDec. at 69 (1878-1947)

    BirthplaceMeerut, India

    Sir Ziauddin Ahmad (born Ziauddin Ahmed Zuberi on 13 February 1873 – died on 23 December... more on Wikipedia
  • Dalip Tahil16


    BirthplaceAgra, India

    Dalip Tahil (born 30 October 1952 as Dilip Ghansham Jethanand Tahilramani) is an Indian film,... more on Wikipedia
  • Sheikh Abdullah17

    Sheikh Abdullah


    AgeDec. at 77 (1905-1982)

    BirthplaceSrinagar district

    Mohammed Abdullah Sheikh (5 December 1905 – 8 September 1982) was a Kashmiri politician who... more on Wikipedia
  • 18

    AgeDec. at 78 (1904-1982)

    BirthplaceKharian, Pakistan

    Fazal Elahi Chaudhry (Punjabi, Urdu: فضل الہی چودھری‎; 1 January 1904 – 2 June 1982), was a... more on Wikipedia
  • M. A. G. Osmany19

    M. A. G. Osmany

    Muhammad Ataul Gani Osmani (Bengali: মুহাম্মদ আতাউল গণি ওসমানী; 1 September 1918 – 16 February... more on Wikipedia
  • Akhter Husain20

    Akhter Husain


    AgeDec. at 81 (1902-1983)

    BirthplaceBurhanpur, India

    Akhter Husain (Urdu:اختر حسین), HPk, OBE, (1st August 1902 – 15 July 1983) was an eminent... more on Wikipedia
  • Irfan Habib21

    Irfan Habib

    Historian, Professor


    Irfan Habib (born 1931) is an Indian historian of ancient and medieval India, following the... more on Wikipedia
  • Saeed Rashid22

    Saeed Rashid


    AgeDec. at 72 (1927-1999)

    Saeed Rashid, PP, (20 January 1927 – 19 June 1999) was a writer, teacher, and historian from... more on Wikipedia
  • Ali Sardar Jafri23

    Ali Sardar Jafri

    Poet, Writer

    AgeDec. at 87 (1913-2000)

    BirthplaceBalrampur, India

    Ali Sardar Jafri (29 November 1913 – 1 August 2000) was an Urdu writer from India. He was also... more on Wikipedia
  • Zakir Husain24

    Zakir Husain


    AgeDec. at 72 (1897-1969)

    BirthplaceSouth India, Hyderabad, India, Indian subcontinent, Andhra Pradesh

    Zakir Husain, ; 8 February 1897 – 3 May 1969) was the 3rd President of India, from 13 May 1967... more on Wikipedia
  • 25

    Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi



    BirthplaceVaranasi, India

    Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi D.Litt. (HC), SI, HI (Urdu: مُشتاق احمد يُوسُفی‎ – Muštāq Ẹḥmad Yoūsufi,... more on Wikipedia