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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Kabul University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Kabul University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Kabul University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Kabul University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Kabul 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 Kabul University.

List includes Hafizullah Amin, Mohammad Najibullah and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Kabul University?” and “Which celebrities are Kabul University alumni?”

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Meena Keshwar Kamal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Meena Keshwar Kamal Activist, Civil rights activist Meena Keshwar Kamal, commonly known as Meena, was an Afghan revolutionary political activist, feminist, women's rights activist and founder of Revolutionary Association of the Women of ...more

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Hafizullah Amin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Hafizullah Amin Politician, Teacher Hafizullah Amin was an Afghan politician and statesman during the Cold War. Amin was born in Paghman and educated at Kabul University, after which he started his career as a teacher. After a few ...more

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Ahmad Shah Massoud is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Ahmad Shah Massoud Politician, Warlord Ahmad Shah Massoud was an Afghan political and military leader, who was a powerful military commander during the resistance against the Soviet occupation between 1979 and 1989 and in the ...more

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Burhanuddin Rabbani is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Burhanuddin Rabbani Politician, Professor, Warlord Burhanuddin Rabbani was President of the Islamic State of Afghanistan from 1992 to 1996. After the Taliban government was toppled during Operation Enduring Freedom, Rabbani returned to Kabul and ...more

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Mohammad Najibullah is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Mohammad Najibullah Physician Dr. Mohammad Najibullah Ahmadzai, commonly known as Najibullah or Najib, was President of Afghanistan from 1987 until 1992, when the mujahideen took over Kabul. He had previously held different ...more

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Rangin Dadfar Spanta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Rangin Dadfar Spanta Politician Dr. Rangin Dadfar Spanta is a politician in Afghanistan who last served as National Security Advisor of President Hamid Karzai. Prior to that he served as Foreign Minister from April 2006 to ...more

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Sima Samar is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Sima Samar Politician, Physician Sima Samar is a well known woman’s and human rights advocate, activist and a social worker within national and international forums, who served as Minister of Women's Affairs of Afghanistan from ...more

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Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar Warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is the founder and active leader of the Hezb-e Islami political party, and a designated "global terrorist" by the United States. After escaping from prison in ...more

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Nur Muhammad Taraki is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Nur Muhammad Taraki Politician Nur Muhammad Taraki was an Afghan politician and statesman during the Cold War. Taraki was born near Kabul and educated at Kabul University, after which he started his political career as a ...more

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Babrak Karmal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Babrak Karmal Politician Babrak Karmal was an Afghan politician and statesman during the Cold War. Karmal was born in Kamari and educated at Kabul University. When the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan was ...more

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Abdullah Abdullah is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Abdullah Abdullah Politician Abdullah Abdullah is an Afghan politician, serving as Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan since September 2014. From October 2001 to April 2005, he served as Minister of Foreign Affairs. ...more

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Farhad Darya is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Farhad Darya Film Score Composer, Singer Farhad Darya Nashir is an Afghan singer, composer and music producer. He serves as the United Nations Development Program National Goodwill Ambassador for Afghanistan and is involved in numerous ...more

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Massouda Jalal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Massouda Jalal Politician, Physician Massouda Jalal is a politician in Afghanistan, who served as Minister of Women's Affairs from October 2004 to July 2006. She was also the only woman candidate in the Afghan presidential ...more

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Sharif Ghalib is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Sharif Ghalib Politician, Diplomat Sharif Ghalib is the former Acting Ambassador and Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Afghanistan in Ottawa. Prior to the posting, he served as Deputy Permanent Representative of ...more

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Ahmad Shah Ahmadzai is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Ahmad Shah Ahmadzai Politician Ahmad Shah Ahmadzai is an Afghan politician. He served as the prime minister of Afghanistan from 1992 to 1996. He is an ethnic Pashtun from the Ahmadzai sub-tribe.

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Wasef Bakhtari is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Wasef Bakhtari Writer Wasef Bakhtari is a renowned Persian poet, literary figure and intellectual.

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Nanguyalai Tarzi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Nanguyalai Tarzi Politician Nanguyalai Tarzi Persian: ننگیالی طرزی‎, Pashto: ننګیالۍ طرزۍ‎ – is a high-ranking Afghan diplomat who is currently the Afghan Ambassador to Switzerland and Permanent Representative to the ...more

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Ghulam Haider Hamidi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Ghulam Haider Hamidi Accountant Former mayor of Kandahar, assassinated by a suicide bomber on July 27, 2011. He grew up in Kandahar province before leaving during the Soviet occupation, moving first to Pakistan and then to the ...more

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Sayed Jalal Karim is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Sayed Jalal Karim Said Jalal Karim is a citizen of Afghanistan who was a candidate in Afghanistan's 2009 Presidential elections.

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Din Mohammad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Din Mohammad Politician Hajji Din Mohammad is a politician,writer and a powerful Pashtun tribal leader in eastern Afghanistan who first served as the Governor of Nangarhar Province followed by Governor of Kabul ...more

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Zeenat Karzai is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Zeenat Karzai Dr. Zeenat Quraishi Karzai is the wife of former Afghan President Hamid Karzai and was the First Lady of Afghanistan from 2001 to 2014. Originally from the city of Kandahar, she moved to Kabul ...more

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Asadullah Khalid is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Asadullah Khalid Politician Asadullah Khalid is a politician in Afghanistan. He is serving as head of the National Directorate of Security, which is the domestic intelligence agency of Afghanistan, similar to the United ...more

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Obaidullah Rameen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Obaidullah Rameen Politician Obaidullah Ramin is a politician in Afghanistan and was appointed the country's Minister of Agriculture in December 2004. Mohammad Asef Rahimi, was appointed Minister on October 11, 2008.

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Mohammed Hashim Watanwal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Mohammed Hashim Watanwal Hasham Watanwal a representative for Uruzgan Province to Afghanistan's national legislature, the Wolesi Jirga, until he was assassinated on July 17, 2011. According to the Afghan Biographies ...more

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Maria Bashir is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Maria Bashir Maria Bashir is a prosecutor based in Afghanistan, who is the only woman to ever hold such a position in the country as of 2009. With more than fifteen years of experience with Afghan civil ...more

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Mohammad Hashim Kamali is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Mohammad Hashim Kamali Professor Mohammad Hashim Kamali is an Afghan Islamic scholar and former professor of law at the International Islamic University of Malaysia. He taught Islamic law and jurisprudence between 1985 and ...more

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Qahar Asi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Kabul University Alumni
Qahar Asi Poet Qahar Asi was a notable modern Afghan poet and agriculturist. He was born in Malima in Panjshir province. He is considered to be Afghanistan’s most famous modern poet who has practiced both ...more