Famous People Named Syed

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.
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  • Syed Abid Ali
    Cricketer, Coach
    • Age: 81
    • Birthplace: India, Hyderabad
    Syed Abid Ali pronunciation (born 9 September 1941) is a former all-rounder Indian cricketer. He was a lower order batsman and a medium pace bowler.
  • Syed Nazrul Islam

    Syed Nazrul Islam

    • Age: Dec. at 50 (1925-1975)
    • Birthplace: Kishoreganj District, Bangladesh
    Syed Nazrul Islam (Bengali: সৈয়দ নজরুল ইসলাম Soiod Nozrul Islam) (1925 – 3 November 1975) was a Bangladeshi politician and a senior leader of the Awami League. During the Bangladesh Liberation War, ...more
  • Syed Qasim Mahmood
    Researcher, Writer
    • Age: Dec. at 81 (1928-2010)
    • Birthplace: Kharkhoda, India
    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
    Journalist, Writer
    • Age: Dec. at 69 (1904-1974)
    • Birthplace: Karimganj, India
    Syed Mujtaba Ali (Bengali: সৈয়দ মুজতবা আলী; 13 September 1904 – 11 February 1974) was a Bengali author, journalist, travel enthusiast, academic, scholar and linguist. He lived in Bangladesh, India, ...more
  • Syed Mahmood Khundmiri
    Poet, Architect
    • Age: Dec. at 72 (1938-2011)
    • Birthplace: Bidar, India
    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
    • Age: 73
    • Birthplace: Chennai, India
    Syed Mujtaba Hussain Kirmani (pronunciation ; born 29 December 1949) played cricket for India and Karnataka as a wicket-keeper.