42 Notable alumni of
Forman Christian College

Forman Christian College is 892nd in the world, 184th in Asia, and 3rd in Pakistan by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 42 notable alumni from Forman Christian College sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Pervez Musharraf

    Pervez Musharraf
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    financiermilitary personnelpolitician
    Biography

    Pervez Musharraf is a Pakistani politician and a retired four-star general who became the tenth president of Pakistan after the successful military takeover of the federal government in 1999. He held the presidency from 2001 until 2008, when he tendered his resignation to avoid impeachment.

  2. Parkash Singh Badal

    Parkash Singh Badal
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1927-.. (age 95)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Parkash Singh Badal is an Indian politician who was Chief Minister of Punjab state from 1970 to 1971, from 1977 to 1980, from 1997 to 2002, and from 2007 to 2017. He is also the patron of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), a Sikh-centered regional political party. He was the president of the party from 1995 to 2008, when he was replaced by his son Sukhbir Singh Badal. As the patron of SAD he exercises a strong influence on the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee. The Government of India awarded him the second-highest civilian award, Padma Vibhushan, in 2015.

  3. I. K. Gujral

    I. K. Gujral
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1919-2012 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Inder Kumar Gujral was an Indian diplomat, politician and freedom activist who served as the 12th prime minister of India from April 1997 to March 1998.

  4. Yousaf Raza Gillani

    Yousaf Raza Gillani
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
    Biography

    Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani, also spelled Gilani, is a Pakistani politician who served as 18th prime minister of Pakistan from 25 March 2008 until his retroactive disqualification and ouster by the Supreme Court of Pakistan on 26 April 2012. He currently serves as the vice-chairman of the central executive committee of the Pakistan Peoples Party. and in 2021 was elected as a Senator. On 26 March 2021, He was appointed as Leader of Opposition in Senate of Pakistan. Gillani is also a consultant to Cheshire East Council in England.

  5. Mohammad Yousuf

    Mohammad Yousuf
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    cricketer
    Biography

    Mohammad Yousuf is a Pakistani cricket coach and former cricketer and captain, who played all three formats. Prior to his conversion to Islam, Yousuf was one of the few Christians to play for the Pakistan national cricket team. Yousuf scored 1,788 runs in 2006 which is a world record for most runs scored in a year in tests at an average of almost 100.

  6. Kulsoom Nawaz

    Kulsoom Nawaz
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1950-2018 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Begum Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif was a Pakistani politician who had been the first lady of Pakistan for three non-consecutive terms; from 1990 to 1993, 1997 to 1999 and then from 2013 to 2017. She was the President of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) from 1999 to 2002.

  7. Muhammad Mian Soomro

    Muhammad Mian Soomro
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    bankerpolitician
    Biography

    Muhammad Mian Soomro is a Pakistani politician and a banker who currently serves as the federal minister for Privatization. Born to a royal Sindhi family originally linked to Soomra dynasty, he previously, served as the chairman of the Senate from 2003 to 2009, the Caretaker prime minister of Pakistan from 2007 to 2008 and the acting president of Pakistan from 18 August 2008 to 9 September 2008.

  8. Farooq Leghari

    Farooq Leghari
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1940-2010 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Farooq Ahmad Khan Leghari, was a Pakistani politician who served as the eighth president of Pakistan from 14 November 1993 until resigning on 2 December 1997. He is the first Baloch to have been elected as president.

  9. Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar

    Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1894-1955 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    academicchemistadministrator
    Biography

    Sir Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar OBE, FNI, FASc, FRS, FRIC, FInstP was an Indian colloid chemist, academic and scientific administrator. The first director-general of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), he is revered as the "father of research laboratories" in India. He was also the first Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC).

  10. Kuldip Nayar

    Kuldip Nayar
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1923-2018 (aged 95)
    Occupations
    journalistpoliticianwritercolumnistauthor
    Biography

    Kuldip Nayar was an Indian journalist, syndicated columnist, human rights activist, author and former High Commissioner of India to the United Kingdom noted for his long career as a left-wing political commentator. He was also nominated as a member of the Upper House of the Indian Parliament in 1997.

  11. Balram Jakhar

    Balram Jakhar
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1923-2016 (aged 93)
    Enrolled in Forman Christian College
    In 1945 graduated with bachelor's degree in Sanskrit
    Occupations
    politicianpublic figureagronomist
    Biography

    Balram Jakhar was an Indian politician, who served as the Speaker of the Lok Sabha and Governor of Madhya Pradesh. He was also the longest serving Speaker of the Lok Sabha.

  12. Parvez Elahi

    Parvez Elahi
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi; (born 1 November 1945) is a Pakistani politician who is the current Speaker of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab, in office since August 2018. He has been a member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab since August 2018.

  13. Bipan Chandra

    Bipan Chandra
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1928-2014 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    historian
    Biography

    Bipan Chandra was an Indian historian, specialising in economic and political history of modern India. An emeritus professor of modern history at Jawaharlal Nehru University, he specialized on the Indian independence movement and is considered a leading scholar on Mahatma Gandhi. He authored several books, including The Rise and Growth of Economic Nationalism.

  14. Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi

    Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi is a Pakistani politician who served as the 29th Minister of Foreign Affairs from 20 August 2018 to 10 April 2022. He has been a member of the Parliament in the National Assembly since August 2018 and the vice chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf political party since December 2011. Previously, he was a member of the National Assembly from 2002 to May 2018 and served as the minister for Foreign Affairs from 2008 to 2011.

  15. Swraj Paul, Baron Paul

    Swraj Paul, Baron Paul
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1931-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    authorbusinesspersonentrepreneurpoliticianbiographer
    Biography

    Swraj Paul, Baron Paul, PC is an Indian-born, British-based business magnate and philanthropist. In 1996 he was appointed a life peer by Conservative Prime Minister John Major, and sits in the House of Lords as a crossbencher with the title Baron Paul, of Marylebone, in the City of Westminster. In December 2008 he was appointed deputy speaker of the Lords; in October 2009 he was appointed to the Privy Council.

  16. Krishan Chander

    Krishan Chander
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1914-1977 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    playwrightauthorwriterscreenwriter
    Biography

    Krishan Chander was an Indian Urdu and Hindi writer of short stories and novels. Some of his works have also been translated in English. He was a prolific writer, penning over 20 novels, 30 collections of short stories and scores of radio plays in Urdu, and later, after partition in 1947, took to writing in Hindi as well. He also wrote screen-plays for Bollywood movies to supplement his meagre income as an author of satirical stories. Krishan Chander's novels (including the classic: Ek Gadhe Ki Sarguzasht, transl. 'Autobiography of a Donkey') have been translated into over 16 Indian languages and some foreign languages, including English.

  17. Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain

    Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurstatespersonpolitician
    Biography

    Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain is a senior Pakistani conservative politician hailing from a Punjabi Jatt family of Gujrat and a business oligarch who previously served as 16th prime minister of Pakistan from 30 June 2004 on a temporary basis during a transitional period to accommodate Shaukat Aziz till 28 August 2004. Hussain has been party president of the Pakistan Muslim League (Q) since 2003, when he had followed party founder Mian Muhammad Azhar because of his lack of a parliamentary seat.

  18. Qamar Zaman Kaira

    Qamar Zaman Kaira
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    philosopher
    Biography

    Qamar Zaman Kaira is the former Minister of Information and Mass-Media Broadcasting in the Government of Pakistan.

  19. Yashwant Singh Parmar

    Yashwant Singh Parmar
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1906-1981 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Yashwant Singh Parmar was an Indian politician. He was a leader of the Indian National Congress and the first Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh state. He was born at Chanhalag village near Basahan in a Rajput family in the erstwhile princely state of Sirmour. He studied in the Christian College in Lahore and later received his PhD from Lucknow University in 1944. Upon the formation of the constituent assembly of India in 1946, he represented Himachal Pradesh in the constituent assembly.

  20. Inayatullah Khan Mashriqi

    Inayatullah Khan Mashriqi
    Years
    1888-1963 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    revolutionaryphilosophermathematicianpolitician
    Biography

    Inayatullah Khan Mashriqi, also known by the honorary title Allama Mashriqi (علامہ مشرقی), was a British Indian, and later, Pakistani mathematician, logician, political theorist, Islamic scholar and the founder of the Khaksar movement.

  21. Balwant Gargi

    Balwant Gargi
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1916-2003 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    writerauthor
    Biography

    Balwant Gargi was an Indian Punjabi language dramatist, theatre director, novelist, and short story writer, and academic.

  22. Mushahid Hussain Sayed

    Mushahid Hussain Sayed
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    journalistpolitical journalisthistorianpolitician
    Biography

    Mushahid Hussain Syed is a Pakistani politician, and journalist who is currently the Pakistan Senator from the Islamabad Capital Territory on the platform of the Pakistan Muslim League (N), since 3 March 2018.

  23. Roedad Khan

    Roedad Khan
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1923-.. (age 99)
    Enrolled in Forman Christian College
    Studied in 1939-1947
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Roedad Khan is a Pakistani politician and former civil servant. He was a leading figure in Pakistan from the start to the end of the Cold War. During his long career, Khan was one of the most senior civil servants of Pakistan.

  24. Ishtiaq Ahmed

    Ishtiaq Ahmed
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    political scientistwriter
    Biography

    Ishtiaq Ahmed is a Swedish political scientist and author of Pakistani descent. He holds a PhD in Political Science from Stockholm University. He is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Stockholm University. He is also Honorary Senior Fellow of the Institute of South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore. He was a Visiting Research Professor at the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), National University of Singapore and at the South Asian Studies Programme, National University of Singapore from June 2007 to June 2010. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the "Liberal Arts & Social Sciences International Journal (LASSIJ)"; He is a member of the editorial advisory boards of "Asian Ethnicity"; "Journal of Punjab Studies"; "IPRI Journal, Islamabad"; and "PIPS Research Journal of Conflict and Peace Studies, Islamabad".

  25. Ashtar Ausaf Ali

    Ashtar Ausaf Ali
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Ashtar Ausaf Ali is a Pakistani lawyer who served as the 32nd Attorney-General for Pakistan from 2016 to 2018. As AG, he co-drafted the Twenty-Fifth Amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan, which merged the Federally Administered Tribal Areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

  26. Ahmad Mukhtar

    Ahmad Mukhtar
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1946-2020 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar was a Pakistani politician and businessman who served as the Defence Minister of Pakistan in the PM Yousaf Raza Gillani-led cabinet. He also owned Servis Group and founded Shalimar Hospital.

  27. Jehangir Khan Tareen

    Jehangir Khan Tareen
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jahangir Khan Tareen is a Pakistani business magnate who is the majority shareholder & CEO of JDW Group, a Conglomerate specialised in Sugar Manufacturing and have four sugar units, Biomass (Bagasse) Cogeneration and have two power units, Paper manufacturing, Sugarcane Corporate Farming on 30,000 acres of land and Aviation services. Jahangir Tareen is also the Chairman and owner of J.K Group, a Conglomerate specialised in Sugar Manufacturing, and have two sugar units, Milk Production & Processing and Sugarcane Corporate Farming. He is also the Chairman and owner of United Foods Pvt Ltd (Ali Tareen Farms, Lodhran), Indus Mining. Khan has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan thrice between 2002 and 2017. Born in Comilla, Tareen was educated at the Forman Christian College in Lahore, and later attended the University of North Carolina. Prior to entering politics, he had been a lecturer and banker.

  28. Wajihuddin Ahmed

    Wajihuddin Ahmed
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1938-.. (age 84)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Wajihuddin Ahmed is a retired senior justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, human rights activist, and former professor of law at the Sindh Muslim Law College.

  29. Noel Israel Khokhar

    Noel Israel Khokhar
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Biography

    Noel Israel Khokhar is a Major General in the Pakistani Army. He is the highest-ranking serving officer who is Christian. As of 2020, he is currently serving as an Ambassador of Pakistan to Ukraine

  30. Makhdoom Shahabuddin

    Makhdoom Shahabuddin
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Makhdoom Shahabuddin is a Pakistani politician and was a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan (February 2008 to May 2013) who has held federal ministerial portfolios for finance, health and textiles. He has been elected as MNA from constituency NA-194 three times in 1990 Pakistani general election, 1993 Pakistani general election and 2008 Pakistani general election.

  31. Zulfikar Ali Magsi

    Zulfikar Ali Magsi
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nawab Zulfiqar Ali Magsi, (born 14 February 1954 in Jhal Magsi, Balochistan, Dominion of Pakistan) was the 20th Governor of Balochistan Province since 28 February 2008 to 9 June 2013 as well as the chief executive of Balochistan since 14 January 2013. He is the Nawab and Tumandar of the Magsi Tribe, a former Governor and a former Chief Executive of Balochistan, a senior politician and the former Chief Minister of Balochistan province in the Benazir Bhutto government of 1993–1996. Nawab was appointed as the Chief Executive of Balochistan on 13 January 2013 after the sacking of Aslam Raisani's unpopular government and imposition of Governor's Rule. It was the main after effect of the January 2013 Pakistan bombings. Nawab Magsi did his schooling from Aitchison College, Lahore. He first came to politics in 1977, when he won as an independent candidate seat from his native constituency in the provincial assembly. However, his family was involved in Balochistan politics before Pakistani independence. He served in many provincial ministries and also worked in the Home Ministry in the 1990s. In 1993, his coalition won majority of seats and he became Chief Minister of Balochistan.

  32. Subhadra Joshi

    Subhadra Joshi
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1919-2003 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Subhadra Joshi was a noted Indian freedom activist, politician and parliamentarian from Indian National Congress. She took part in the 1942 Quit India movement, and later remained the president of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC). She belonged to a well known family in Sialkot (now in Pakistan). Her father V.N Datta was a police officer with the Jaipur State and a cousin, Krishnan Gopal Datta was an active Congressman in Punjab.

  33. Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana

    Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana was the 36th Governor of Punjab, in office since 10 May 2015. He is affiliated with PML-N.

  34. Mian Ghulam Jilani

    Mian Ghulam Jilani
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1913-2004 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    military personneldiplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Major General Mian Gulam Jilani was a two-star general officer in the Pakistan Army who, as an Indian Army officer during the Second World War had survived a Japanese PoW camp at Singapore. He subsequently rose to help negotiate Pakistan's membership in the Baghdad Pact and the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization. An ethnic Pashtun, he retired from the Pakistan Army in 1962 and was jailed 1973 for his political beliefs. Amnesty International declared him a prisoner of conscience in 1974. He escaped from custody and took political asylum in the United States in 1975.

  35. Rana Mashood Ahmad Khan

    Rana Mashood Ahmad Khan
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Rana Mashood Ahmad Khan is a Pakistani politician and lawyer who had been the member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from 2002 to May 2018. He served as the deputy speaker of the Punjab Assembly from 2008 to 2013 and Secretary Lahore High Court Bar Association.

  36. Akram Zaki

    Akram Zaki
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1931-2017 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Akram Zaki was a Pakistani politician. He held the role of senior leader of the Pakistan Muslim League and chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs.

  37. Najm Hosain Syed

    Najm Hosain Syed
    Years
    1935-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    literary criticpoetplaywrightwriter
    Biography

    Najm Hosain Syed is a Pakistani writer. He has written poetry and plays in the Punjabi language as well as literary criticism on Punjabi literature in his Recurrent Patterns in Punjabi Poetry (1968).

  38. Thakurdas Bhargava

    Thakurdas Bhargava
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1886-1962 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    advocatepolitician
    Biography

    Pandit Thakur Das Bhargava was an Indian politician. He was a Member of Parliament, representing Hisar, Haryana in the Lok Sabha the lower house of India's Parliament as a member of the Indian National Congress. He was also a member of the Constituent Assembly of India. He was a student of Forman Christian College, Lahore and Presidency College, Calcutta.

  39. Mehr Lal Soni Zia Fatehabadi

    Mehr Lal Soni Zia Fatehabadi
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1913-1986 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    writerpoetauthor
    Biography

    Mehr Lal Soni, better known as Zia Fatehabadi, was an Indian Urdu ghazal and nazm writer. He was a disciple (shaagird) of Syed Aashiq Hussain Siddiqui Seemab Akbarabadi (1882–1951), who was a disciple of Nawab Mirza Khan Daagh Dehlvi (1831–1905). He used the takhallus (nom de plume) of Zia meaning "Light" on the suggestion of his teacher, Ghulaam Qadir Farkh Amritsari.

  40. Mowahid Shah

    Mowahid Shah
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Mowahid Hussain Shah is an attorney-at-law, author, and policy analyst. His articles are published regularly in English in Nawa-i-Waqt. For over a decade, he has been the lead columnist for Pakistan Link, the most subscribed weekly throughout North America for the U.S. Pakistani community.

  41. Makhdoom Altaf Ahmed

    Makhdoom Altaf Ahmed
    Years
    1944-1995 (aged 51)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Makhdoom Altaf Ahmad was a Pakistani politician.

  42. Mohini Maya Das

    Mohini Maya Das
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Biography

    Dora Mohini Maya Das was an Indian educator and speaker. She was the YWCA's associate general secretary for India, Burma, and Ceylon.