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Who knew there were so many famous people named Syed in the world? Our list of celebrities named Syed includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Syeds below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Syed, actors named Syed, and much more. Syed Abid Ali, Syed Nazrul Islam, and Syed Qasim Mahmood are only a few of the well-known people named Syed on this list.

Syed Abid Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Abid Ali Cricketer, Coach Syed Abid Ali is a former all-rounder Indian cricketer. He was a lower order batsman and a medium pace bowler.

Syed Nazrul Islam is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Nazrul Islam Politician Syed Nazrul Islam was a Bangladeshi politician and a senior leader of the Awami League. During the Bangladesh Liberation War, he served as the acting President of Bangladesh in the absence of ...more

Syed Qasim Mahmood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Qasim Mahmood Researcher, Writer Syed Qasim Mahmood was a Pakistani intellectual and Urdu short story writer, novelist, researcher, editor, publisher, translator and foremost encyclopedist of Pakistan. He compiled fifteen ...more

Syed Mujtaba Ali is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Mujtaba Ali Journalist, Writer Syed Mujtaba Ali was a Bengali author, academician, scholar and linguist.

Syed Mahmood Khundmiri is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Mahmood Khundmiri Poet, Architect Syed Mahmood Khundmiri was an Indian Urdu language poet, humorist, architect, artist, orator, and one of the leading Urdu poets of the 20th and 21st centuries. Mahmood concentrated on humorous ...more

Syed Kirmani is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Kirmani Cricketer Padma Sri Syed Mujtaba Hussain Kirmani played cricket for India and Karnataka as a wicket-keeper.

Syed Sharifuddin Pirzada is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Sharifuddin Pirzada Lawyer Syed Sharifuddin Pirzada NI, is a noted Pakistani lawyer, serving as a senior advocate at the Supreme Court of Pakistan. He gained his legal education as a barrister at Lincoln's Inn in the ...more

Syed Kamall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Kamall Politician Dr Syed Salah Kamall MEP is a British academic and Conservative Party politician. Kamall was elected a Member of the European Parliament representing London in 2005, and since 2013 has been ...more

Syed Mohammad Hadi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Mohammad Hadi Syed Mohammad Hadi was one of the most gifted pioneering athletes of India. He not only represented India in cricket and tennis, but was also proficient in field hockey, soccer, table tennis, ...more

Syed Ata Ullah Shah Bukhari is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Ata Ullah Shah Bukhari Syed Ata Ullah Shah Bukhari, was a Muslim Hanafi Deobandi Scholar, religious and senior political leader from the Indian subcontinent. He was one of the Majlis-e-Ahrar-e-Islam's founding ...more

Syed Anwaar Gilani is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Anwaar Gilani Journalist, Writer

Syed Rahman Mashwani is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Rahman Mashwani Information Technologist My home page is http://www.afakonline.com My URI http://www.afakonline.com/syed

Syed Ali Ausat Zaidi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Ali Ausat Zaidi Syed Ali Ausat Zaidi was a renowned Urdu Soazkhawan. He was born in Meerut in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh in 1932 and died in Karachi, Pakistan in 2008. He hold the prestigious ...more

Syed Kashif Raza is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Syed

Syed Murtaza Amin Shah is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Murtaza Amin Shah Writer Syed Murtaza Amin Shah is a politician and religious scholar from Pakistan.

Syed Asim Mahmood is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Asim Mahmood Researcher, Writer Syed Asim Mahmood is an Urdu writer, encyclopedist, researcher, editor and journalist. He has written thirteen books and many articles on scientific and non-scientific subjects in magazines and ...more

Syed Musa Raza is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Musa Raza Actor Syed Musa Raza, better known as Santosh Kumar, was a famous Pakistani film actor of 1950s and 1960s era. He belonged to a well educated family from Uttar Pradesh, India. He was married to Sabiha ...more

Syed Noor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Noor Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Syed Noor is a Pakistani film director based in Lahore. He is considered as one of the best filmmaker of Pakistan and is famous for making issue-based films wrapped in entertainment. He has to ...more

Syed Masood Kausar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Masood Kausar Judge, Politician, Entrepreneur Barrister Syed Masood Kausar is an Pakistani politician who was 28th Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He held many senior government positions including; Speaker of the Assembly, Minister for ...more

Syed Waliullah is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Waliullah Writer, Playwright Syed Waliullah was a Bangladeshi novelist, short-story writer and playwright. He is most well known in Bengali literature for his first novel, Lalsalu. He is a cousin of physicist and ...more

Syed Ishrat Abbas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Ishrat Abbas Film Producer, Actor Syed Ishrat Abbas better known by his stage name Darpan was one of the original romantic heroes of the "golden age" of the Pakistan Film Industry. He belonged to an educated Shia ...more

Syed Nabi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Nabi Soccer Player, Footballer Syed Rahim Nabi popularly known as Nabi is a professional Indian football player who primarily plays as a Midfielder though he can play as a striker and defender. Nabi currently plays for Bharat ...more

Syed Kamal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Kamal Syed Kamal was a Pakistani film and TV actor. He had worked in 4 Bollywood films before migrating to Pakistan. Kamal was a popular film star of in the 1960s and the 1970s. Kamal, whose film ...more

Syed Rasel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Rasel Cricketer Syed Rasel is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He is a left-handed medium-fast swing bowler who came up through the ranks of the under-19s, to the Bangladesh A team, to the full Bangladesh team, while ...more

Syed Shamsul Haque is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Shamsul Haque Writer Syed Shamsul Haq is a Bangladeshi poet and writer.

Syed Hussein Alatas is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Hussein Alatas Politician, Professor, Writer Syed Hussein Alatas was a Malaysian academician, sociologist, founder of social science organisations, and politician. He was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Malaya in the 1980s, and formed ...more

Syed Zahoor Qasim is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Zahoor Qasim Scientist Syed Zahoor Qasim is a leading Indian marine biologist. Qasim helped lead India's exploration to Antarctica and guided the other seven expeditions from 1981 to 1988. He was a Member of the ...more

Syed Mohammad Inaamullah is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Mohammad Inaamullah S. M. Inaamullah, an Ambassador of Pakistan was born on 18 May 1937 in Lahore – Pakistan to an illustrious aristocratic family of Syed Mohammad Uzairullah son of Nawab Syed Mohammad Hamidullah, ...more

Syed Mohammed is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Mohammed Cricketer Syed Mohammad is a cricketer.

Syed Ali is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Ali Syed Ameer Ali CIE was an Indian Muslim jurist hailing from the state of Oudh from where his father shifted and settled down at Orissa. He was a prominent political leader, and author of a ...more

Syed Ali Ahsan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Ali Ahsan Writer Syed Ali Ahsan was a professor, poet, and writer. He was born in the village of Alokdia in the Magura District of Bangladesh.

Syed Mustafa Kamal is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Mustafa Kamal Politician Syed Mustafa Kamal was a Senator in the Senate of Pakistan and served as the nazim of the city of Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan from 2005 to 2010. Kamal has affiliations with the Pakistani liberalist ...more

Syed Nawab Haider Naqvi is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Nawab Haider Naqvi Economist Syed Nawab Haider Naqvi is a noted of Pakistani economist and scholar.

Syed Qamar is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Qamar Cricketer Syed Qamar is an Austrian cricket player.

Syed Sajjad Ali Shah is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Sajjad Ali Shah Judge Syed Sajjad Ali Shah was the Chief Justice of Pakistan from 4 June 1994 to 2 December 1997.

Syed Akbar is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Akbar Journalist

Syed Wazir Hasan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Wazir Hasan Politician, Lawyer Sir Syed Wazir Hasan was an Indian jurist and Secretary and later President of the All-India Muslim League. A practitioner in the Judicial Commissioner's Court, he was the first Indian Chief ...more

Syed Abul Mansur Habibullah is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Abul Mansur Habibullah Politician Syed Abul Mansur Habibullah was a communist peasant front leader, who had worked in West Bengal and East Pakistan.

Syed Ziaur Rahman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Ziaur Rahman Physician Syed Ziaur Rahman is a faculty member in the discipline of Pharmacology and Chair of the Advisory Council, International Association of Medical Colleges. He is also elected secretary of IAOMC ...more

Syed Kaleem Raza Shah is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Kaleem Raza Shah Cricketer Syed Kaleem Raza Shah is a Mozambican cricket player.

Syed Afser is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Afser Actor Syed Afser is an actor.

Syed Maqsood is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Maqsood Syed Maqsood is a United Arab Emirates cricketer. He made his debut in One Day Internationals against the Indian cricket team at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium.

Syed Hamid Albar is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Hamid Albar Politician, Lawyer Tan Sri Datuk Seri Syed Hamid bin Syed Jaafar Albar was a senior Malaysian government minister in the 1990s and 2000s. He was the Minister for Home Affairs, Minister for Foreign Affairs, ...more

Syed Bukhari is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Bukhari Cricketer Syed Bukhari is a Portuguese cricket player.

Syed Shahid Hamid is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Shahid Hamid Major General Syed Shahid Hamid HJ was a 2 star general in the Pakistan Army and a close associate of President Field Marshal Ayub Khan who played an important and an instrumental role in ...more

Syed Modasser Ali is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Modasser Ali Ophthalmology Syed Modasser Ali FRCS, FRCOpth is an ophthalmic surgeon from Bangladesh and was the Health and Family Welfare and Social Welfare adviser to the Bangladeshi prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, from ...more

Syed Sultan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Sultan Writer Syed Sultan was a well-known Bengali writer and poet during the 16th and 17th centuries. His birthplace is not known. He was a resident of Patiya village under Chakrashala Chakla in Chittagong. ...more

Syed Emdad Ali is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Emdad Ali Writer Syed Emdad Ali, was a Bangladeshi poet and writer. He was born in Munshiganj District, Bengal, now in Bangladesh.

Syed Faisal Bukhari is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Faisal Bukhari Television director, Film Director Faisal Bokhari is a cinematographer.

Syed Askar Mousavi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Syed
Syed Askar Mousavi Writer Syed Askar Mousavi is an ethnic Hazara and the author of The Hazaras of Afghanistan: An Historical, Cultural, Economic and Political Study published on January 29, 2009 by Cambridge University. ...more