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Famous People Named Abdul

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Abdul are out there? This list of celebrities named Abdul will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Abduls below include actors named Abdul and athletes named Abdul, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Abdul who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Abduls below include Abdul Ghani Lone, Abdul Sabur Farid Kohistani, and Abdul Haq.
  • AgeDec. at 70 (1932-2002)

    BirthplaceKashmir, India


    Abdul Ghani Lone (Urdu;عُبدالغنی لُون) ( (listen) AHB-duul GAH-nee LOHN; 6 May 1932 – 21 May 2002) was a Kashmiri lawyer, politician and Kashmiri separatist leader.  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 55 (1952-2007)

    BirthplaceKapisa Province, Afghanistan


    Abdul Sabur Farid Kohistani (1952 – May 2, 2007) served as Prime Minister of Afghanistan from July 6, 1992, until August 15, 1992. He was a member of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar's Hezbi Islami.He later  ...more
  • Politician

    AgeDec. at 43 (1958-2001)

    BirthplaceNangarhar Province, Afghanistan


    Abdul Haq (born Humayoun Arsala; April 23, 1958 – October 26, 2001) was an Afghan mujahideen commander who fought against the Soviet-backed People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan, the de facto  ...more
  • Cricketer


    BirthplaceLahore, Pakistan


    Abdul Razzaq (Urdu: عبد الرزاق‎; born 2 December 1979) is a Pakistani cricket coach and cricketer, who played all formats of the game. He is a right arm fast-medium bowler and a right-handed batsman,  ...more
  • Pilot, Astronaut




    Abdul Ahad Mohmand (Pashto: عبدالاحد مومند‎; born January 1, 1959) is a former Afghan Air Force aviator who became the first Afghan and fourth Muslim to journey to outer space. He became one of Soyuz  ...more
  • Abdul Ghafoor Majna (3 August 1938 – 7 September 2012) was a Pakistani professional footballer. He played as a midfielder. Ghafoor was also a former captain of the Pakistan national football team.  ...more
  • Cricketer


    BirthplaceLahore, Pakistan


    Abdul Qadir Khan (Urdu: عبد القادر خان‎, born 15 September 1955 in Lahore) is a former Pakistani international cricketer whose main role was as a leg spin bowler. Later he was a commentator and Chief  ...more
  • Abdul Hafeez Kardar (Urdu: عبد الحفیظ کاردار ‎) pronunciation or Abdul Kardar (17 January 1925 – 21 April 1996) was Pakistani cricketer and politician who is one of the only three players to have  ...more
  • Abdul Bari (Urdu:پروفیسر عبد الباری, Hindi: प्रोफ़ेसर अब्दुल बारी; 1892–1947) was an Indian academic and social reformer. He sought to bring about social reform in Indian society by awakening people  ...more
  • Abdul Rahman (Persian: عبدالرحمن; born 1965) is an Afghan citizen who was arrested in February 2006 and threatened with the death penalty for converting to Christianity. On 26 March 2006, under heavy  ...more
  • Writer, Presenter

    AgeDec. at 83 (1928-2011)

    BirthplaceAmritsar, India


    Abdul Hameed (Urdu: اے۔ حمید-‎; 1928 – 29 April 2011) was an Urdu fiction writer from Pakistan. He was also mainly known for writing a popular children's TV play Ainak Wala Jin (1993) for Pakistan  ...more
  • Politician, Warlord


    BirthplaceJowzjan Province, Afghanistan

    Abdul Rashid Dostum ( (listen) AHB-dəl rə-SHEED dohs-TOOM; Dari: عبدالرشید دوستم‎, Uzbek Latin: Abdul Rashid Do‘stum, Uzbek Cyrillic: Абдул Рашид Дўстум; born March 25, 1954) is an Afghan politician  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 87 (1926-2013)

    BirthplaceKandahar, Afghanistan


    Abdul Rahim Hatif (Pashto: عبدالرحیم هاتف‎; 20 May 1926 – 19 August 2013) was a politician in Afghanistan. He served as one of the vice presidents during the last years of the Democratic Republic of  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 58 (1930-1989)

    BirthplaceUrmia, Iran


    Abdul Rahman Ghassemlou (Persian: عبدالرحمان قاسملو‎; 22 December 1930 – 13 July 1989) was an Iranian politician of Kurdish descent. Ghassemlou was the leader of the Democratic Party of Iranian  ...more
  • Age77

    BirthplaceHerat, Afghanistan

    Colonel Abdul Qadir (1944 – 22 April 2014) was born in Herat and trained as a pilot in the Soviet Union. In 1973 he also participated in the coup d'état that created the Republic of Afghanistan under  ...more
  • Abdul Aziz may refer to: Abd al-Aziz, a male Arabic theophoric name, commonly abbreviated as Aziz.  ...more
  • Abdul Latif Sharif, first name also spelled Abdel (September 19, 1947 – June 1, 2006), was an Egyptian-born American chemist and chief suspect in the Juárez killings, a decade-long murder spree that  ...more
  • Abdul Rahim Ghafoorzai (d. August 21, 1997) was a politician and diplomat of Afghanistan. He was an ethnic Pashtun, a member of the Barakzai Mohammadzai tribe. During the 1970s he entered the Afghan  ...more
  • Physicist, Scientist


    BirthplaceBhopal, India


    Abdul Qadeer Khan, NI, HI, FPAS ( (listen); Urdu: ڈاکٹر عبد القدیر خان‎; (born April 1, 1936)), known as A. Q. Khan, is a Pakistani columnist, nuclear physicist and a metallurgical engineer, who  ...more
  • ‘Abd ul-Salam Mohammed ‘Arif Aljumaily (Arabic: عبد السلام محمد عارف الجميلي‎`Abd as-Salām `Ārif Al-jumaili) (21 March 1921 – 13 April 1966) was the 2nd President of Iraq from 1963 until his death in  ...more
  • Age66

    Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Abdul Gani bin Patail (born 6 October 1955) is a Malaysian prosecutor. He was the Attorney General of Malaysia from 2002 to 2015, the first from Sabah to hold the position  ...more
  • Abdul Ahad Azad (Urdu; عُبد الاحد آزاد) (1903–1948) was a well known Kashmiri poet. He was one of the pioneers of the modernist movement. Azad is often referred to as John Keats of Kashmir, as both  ...more
  • Dr. Abdul Razak al-Hashimi (Arabic: عبد الرزاق الهاشمي‎) is a former Iraqi diplomat, Minister of Higher Education, and senior advisor to Saddam Hussein. Dr. Hashimi graduated from Boston University  ...more
  • NationalityBangladesh

    Abdul Latif (1927 – 27 February 2005) was a Bangladeshi singer, musician, and lyricist. He was the initial composer of the Bengali language movement song, "Amaar Bhaiyer Rakte Rangano Ekushey  ...more
  • Model, Actor


    BirthplaceLahore, Pakistan

    Abdul Mannan is a Pakistani male model, manager, photographer, film actor, chess master and a Telenor employee. Mannan will make his screen debut as cricket hero Imran Khan Niazi in the 2012  ...more
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