Famous Muslims-20 Most Influential Muslims in The World

Famous Muslims. Here is an amusing list of top 20 most influential and progressive Muslims all around the world, making their marks in different facets. Most of these humans came from generic backgrounds yet profusely are making their marks all across the world. Have a look.

Top Most Popular and Famous Muslims

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#20 – Malala Yousufzai

Malala Yousufzai is a Pakistani child activist for women’s education and also happens to be the youngest noble prize laureate to date.

Just about as a young girl, Yousufzai, shun a light on the concept of Taliban’s corruption and universally demanded that education is a basic human right for girls, which cannot be taken away by the force of a weapon.

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#19 – Abdul Sattar Edhi

Edhi was a prominent Pakistani philanthropist, activist, and humanitarian. He was the founder and the head of Edhi foundation and operated it for about 6 decades time.

“He might be the world’s greatest living humanitarian”, according to The Huffington Post, in 2013.

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#18 – Arfa Karim

Arfa Karim remains the youngest ever Microsoft certified professional all across the world. A Pakistani student and computer prodigy who made her mark in a considerably shorter time.

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#17 – King Abdullah of Jordan

His influence mainly contributes to his authority over 7 million Jordanians and his incredible effort for Islam’s outreach!

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#16 – Ahmed el-Tayeb

Ahmed el-Tayeb, who happens to be the grand sheikh of Egypt’s influential Al-Azhar University.

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#15 – King Salman of Saudi Arabia

His influence and power bases on over 26 millions residents of Saudi and conduction of about 14 million pilgrims on an annual basis.

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#14 – Ayatollah Khomeini

Another very prominent Muslim persona that makes top Muslim 500 and is a supreme leader of over 77 million Iranians.

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#13 – King Mohammad of Morocco

The powerful political administrative has authority over 32 million Moroccans.

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#12 – Imran Khan

Former Pakistani cricketer, philanthropist, and politician, comes under most interesting famous Muslims right now.

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#11 – Linda Sarsour

Sarsour is the executive director of the Arab American Association of New York and is a phenomenal human rights activist.

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#10 – Farhana Khera

Khera is the president of the Muslim advocates, which is a dynamic non-profit legal advocates organization.

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#9 – Laila Lalami

Lalami is one of the capturing influential Muslim authors who made a strong impact on the readers.

She is the author of “The Moor’s Account”, which was actually a finalist for 2015 Pulitzer prize in the fictitious genre.

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#8 – Khaled Hosseini

He happens to be the best-selling author of Kite Runner and the Thousand Splendid Suns – both converted into hit movies.

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#7 – Muhammad Ali

The legendary and timeless boxer Muhammad Ali is one of the most celebrated sports figures.

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#6 – Nihad Awad

He is the co-founder and executive director of American Islamic relations.

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#5 – Imam Muhammad Majid

President of the Islamic Society of North America and is one of the top most interesting and influential Muslims.

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#4 – Recep Tayyip

Prime minister of the republic of Turkey and leader of the government of about 75 million Turkish citizens.

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#3 – Ebrahim Moosa

Islamic studies professor at the University of Notre Dame, and after a 5-year absence is now back on the list.

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#2 – Ayatollah Sayyid

Sayyid, 75, comes from a scholarly lineage and makes up the list as well.

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#1 – Abd Al-Wahab

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