18 Notable alumni of
University of Peshawar

The University of Peshawar is 1216th in the world, 264th in Asia, and 4th in Pakistan by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 18 notable alumni from the University of Peshawar sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Fazal-ur-Rehman

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    Fazal-ur-Rehman
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Maulana Fazlur Rehman is a fundamentalist Pakistani politician and current president of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam. He is the acting president of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), a coalition of establishment political parties formed to resist the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf administration of Imran Khan. Rehman was a member of the National Assembly between 1988 and May 2018 and during that time served as Leader of the Opposition from 2004 to 2007. Rehman was part of MRD which was formed against Zia-ul-Haq's dictatorship.

  2. Ghulam Ishaq Khan

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    Ghulam Ishaq Khan
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1915-2006 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    politicianfinancierbotanist
    Biography

    Ghulam Ishaq Khan, was a Pakistani bureaucrat who served as the seventh President of Pakistan, elected in 1988 until his resignation in 1993. He was the founder of his namesake Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute.

  3. Ahmad Faraz

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    Ahmad Faraz
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1931-2008 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    poetwriter
    Biography

    Syed Ahmad Shah, better known by his pen name Ahmed Faraz, (Urdu: احمد فراز‎ 12 January 1931 – 25 August 2008) was a Pakistani Urdu poet, scriptwriter and chairman of Pakistan Academy of Letters. He wrote his poetry under pseudonym Faraz. During his lifetime, he criticised military rule and coup d'état in the country and was displaced by the military dictators. He was awarded the Sitara-i-Imtiaz and Hilal-e-Imtiaz. On 25 August 2008, he died in Islamabad, and later Government of Pakistan conferred Hilal-e-Pakistan posthumously upon Faraz for his contribution to poetry and Urdu literature.

  4. Muhammad Maqbool Bhat

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    Muhammad Maqbool Bhat
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1938-1984 (aged 46)
    Biography

    Muhammad Maqbool Bhat was a Kashmiri separatist and founder of the separatist organisation Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front. He was hanged on 11 February 1984 in Tihar Jail in New Delhi.

  5. Asad Qaiser

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    Asad Qaiser
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Asad Qaiser is a Pakistani politician who is the current Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan, in office since August 2018. He has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, since August 2018. Previously, he was the member of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from 2013 to 2018 and served as the 14th Speaker of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, from May 2013 to August 2018.

  6. Dale Kildee

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    Dale Kildee
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1929-.. (age 92)
    Enrolled in the University of Peshawar
    Studied in 1958-1959
    Occupations
    politicianteacher
    Biography

    Dale Edward Kildee is an American retired politician who served as U.S. Representative of Michigan from 1977 to 2013. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

  7. Ajmal Khattak

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    Ajmal Khattak
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1925-2010 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    politicianpoetwriterKhudai Khidmatgar
    Biography

    Ajmal Khattak was a Pashtun politician, writer, poet, Khudai Khidmatgar, former President of Awami National Party and close friend of the late Khan Wali Khan.

  8. Mohammad Asghar

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    Mohammad Asghar
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1945-2020 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mohammad Asghar, known as Oscar, was a Welsh politician who was a Member of the Senedd for South Wales East. He was a member of the Welsh Conservatives, and previously of Welsh Labour, and Plaid Cymru.

  9. Fouzia Saeed

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    Fouzia Saeed
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    human rights activist
    Biography

    Fouzia Saeed is a social activist, gender expert, trainer/facilitator, development manager, folk culture promoter, television commentator and author. She is the author of two well regarded books. Her first book is an ethnographic look at prostitution in Pakistan, TABOO!: The Hidden Culture of a Red Light District. Her second book, Working with Sharks: Countering Sexual Harassment in our Lives (Sanj, Pakistan, 2011), was an autobiographical exposé on sexual harassment in the United Nations and the revenge meted out by the UN management she and 10 other women faced for making their case.

  10. Shoaib Sultan Khan

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    Shoaib Sultan Khan
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1933-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    social worker
    Biography

    Shoaib Sultan Khan NI is one of the pioneers of rural development programmes in Pakistan. As a CSP Officer, he worked with the Government of Pakistan for 25 years, later on he served Geneva based Aga Khan Foundation for 12 years, then UNICEF and UNDP for 14 years. Since his retirement, he has been involved with the Rural Support Programmes (RSPs) of Pakistan full-time, on voluntary basis. Today, the Rural Support Programmes have helped form 297,000 community organisations in 110 districts including two Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan.

  11. Fasi Zaka

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    Fasi Zaka
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    journalistmusic critic
    Biography

    Fasi Zaka is a Pakistani political commentator, columnist, radio talk show host, and television anchor.

  12. Haroon Bacha

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    Haroon Bacha
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    musiciansocial worker
    Biography

    Haroon Bacha is a Pashtun musician who sings mostly in Pashto and, to a lesser extent, in Urdu. Since starting his professional career in 1992, he has released upwards of 50 albums.

  13. Shujaat Azeem

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    Shujaat Azeem
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Shujaat Azeem was Special Assistant/Advisor to Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Aviation (2013–2016).

  14. Jamila Afghani

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    Jamila Afghani
    Born in
    Afghanistan Flag Afghanistan
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    activist
    Biography

    Jamila Afghani is a feminist and an activist for women's rights and education in Afghanistan. She is the founder and executive director of Noor Educational and Capacity Development Organization (NECDO). She is also an executive member of the umbrella organization, Afghan Women's Network (AWN).

  15. M. Qasim Jan

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    M. Qasim Jan
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    mineralogist
    Biography

    M. Qasim Jan is a geologist and research scientist from Pakistan. He has been the vice-chancellor of three Pakistani universities. His research has been in geology, mineralogy, petrology, geochemistry, and tectonics. He has authored or edited a dozen books, and has published numerous papers on geology and tectonics of the North-West Himalayas. Presently, he is Professor Emeritus at the National Centre of Excellence in Geology, University of Peshawar. Jan is also currently the Secretary General of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences, and of the Association of the Academies of Sciences in Asia. He is also a fellow of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS).

  16. Ihsan Ali

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    Ihsan Ali
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    archaeologist
    Biography

    Ihasan Ali is a Pakistani archaeologist. He served as Vice-Chancellor of Hazara University from 2006 to 2009 and Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan from 2009 to 2017. He has also served as Additional Vice-Chancellor of Islamia College University Peshawar. Dr. Ihsan Ali is a researcher, academic and administrator who has served in various fields. He is currently facing charges of making illegal staff appointments while he was leading Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan.

  17. Mohammad Sarwar Ahmadzai

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    Mohammad Sarwar Ahmadzai
    Born in
    Afghanistan Flag Afghanistan
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sarwar Ahmedzai is a citizen of Afghanistan who was a presidential candidate in 2009 and 2014. Currently he is serving as an adviser to the President Ashraf Ghani.

  18. Syed Adnan Kakakhail

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    Syed Adnan Kakakhail
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    muftiwritercolumnist
    Biography

    Syed Adnan Kakakhail is a Pakistani Sunni Muslim scholar. He is the founder and CEO of Al-Burhan Institute.