List of Ahmadis

This is an incomplete list of notable or famous Ahmadi Muslims, members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community – a movement within Islam.

List of distinguished Ahmadis notable as religious figures, royalty, politicians, United Nations executives, artists, military personnel, businessmen, economists, scientists and sportspersons.

Religious figures

Founder

Caliphs

Companions

Missionaries

  • Bashir Ahmad Orchard – first Missionary of the Ahmadiyya Community of European descent
  • Abdul Wahab Adam[2] – Ameer (Head) of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission, Ghana; member of National Peace Council; member of National Reconciliation Commission

Lahore Ahmadiyya Emirs

Royalty

Kings

Beninese

Other nationalities

Other royalty

  • Khalil Gamanga[7] – Paramount Chief of the Simbaru Chiefdom, Kenema District, Sierra Leone
  • Kenawa Gamanga[7] – Paramount Chief of the Simbaru Chiefdom, Kenema District, Sierra Leone

Artists

Musicians

Writers

Actors

  • Mahershala Ali[20][21] – American actor; first Muslim actor to win an Oscar; famous for performances including 'Moonlight', 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' and 'Predators'.

Painters

  • Saira Wasim – Pakistani-born American miniature paint artist

Politicians

Ghanaians

Nigerians

  • Alhaji Abdul Azeez Kolawole Adeyemo – Member of Parliament, front-line member of Action Group political party, Ondo State Parliamentary Co-ordinator
  • Alhaji Jibril Martin[27] – president of the Nigerian Youth Movement; cofounder and chairman of the Hajj Pilgrims’ Board of Nigeria’s western region

Pakistanis

United Kingdom

Other nationalities

United Nations and World Bank Executives

UN General Assembly Presidents

  • Muhammad Zafrulla Khan[36][37] – President of the UN General Assembly, First Foreign Minister of Pakistan, President of the International Court of Justice

World Bank

  • M M Ahmad[38] – former executive director and vice president of the World Bank

Other UN Executives

Military

Business and economics

Scientists

Sportspersons

Nobel laureates

  • Abdus Salam[50] – first Pakistani and first Muslim recipient of a Nobel Prize in Physics

Others

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