List of Famous people named Mohammad
Mohammad bin Salman
Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, colloquially known as MBS, is the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. He is currently serving as the country's deputy prime minister and is also Chairman of the Council for Economic and Development Affairs, Chairman of the Council of Political and Security Affairs, and Minister of Defense – the world's youngest at the time of his appointment. He has been described as the power behind the throne of his father, King Salman. He was appointed crown prince in June 2017 following King Salman's decision to remove Muhammad bin Nayef from all positions, making Mohammed bin Salman heir-designate to the throne.
Mohammad Rizwan is a Pakistani international cricketer who has represented Pakistan in international cricket since 2015. He is a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper who has scored centuries in all three international formats: Tests, One Day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals. He is the vice-captain of the Pakistan cricket team in test cricket. He played for Lahore Qalandars from 2016 to 2017, from 2018 to 2020 for Karachi Kings and currently plays and captains Multan Sultans in Pakistan Super League. He captains Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in domestic cricket.
Mohammad Azharuddin also known as Azhar or Azzu among cricket fraternity, is an Indian politician, former cricketer who was the Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha from Moradabad. He was renowned as an elegant middle-order batsman who played 99 tests and 334 one day matches for India. His international playing career came to an end when he was found to be involved in a match-fixing scandal in 2000 and subsequently banned by the BCCI for life. In 2012, the Andhra Pradesh High Court declared the life ban illegal.
Mohammad Hafeez is a Pakistani international cricketer. Hafeez is a versatile batsman who can play anywhere in the top 6 and forms part of the bowling attack. He once used to be widely regarded as one of the best white-ball all-rounders in the world, having been ranked as the top all-rounder by the ICC Player Rankings in the limited overs formats on a few occasions. He is known for his intelligent batting but also for aggressive shot plays when needed. He retired from Test Cricket in December 2018, departing the ground for the final time in white clothing to a guard of honour from his teammates.
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, also known as Mohammad Reza Shah, was the last Shah (King) of Iran from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow in the Iranian Revolution on 11 February 1979. Due to his status as the last Shah of Iran, he is often known as simply the Shah.
Mohammad Nabi is an Afghan cricketer who has captained the side in limited overs matches. Nabi is an all-rounder, playing as a right-handed batsman and off break bowler. He played a major role in Afghanistan's rise to the top level of international cricket, playing in both their first One Day International in April 2009 and their first Test match in June 2018. He captained the side during their first appearances in the 2014 Asia Cup and the 2015 Cricket World Cup. Nabi has also played in numerous Twenty20 franchise tournaments and was the first player from Afghanistan to be selected in the Indian Premier League player auction.
Mohammad Najibullah Ahmadzai, commonly known as Najibullah or Dr. Najib, was an Afghan politician who served as the leader of Afghanistan from 1986 to 1992 and as well as the President of Afghanistan from 1987 until his resignation in April 1992, shortly after which the mujahideen took over Kabul. After a failed attempt to flee to India, Najibullah remained in Kabul living in the United Nations headquarters until his death at the hands of the Taliban after their capture of the city.
Mohammad Shahabuddin is an Indian politician. He is a former Member of Parliament from the Siwan constituency in the state of Bihar, Former National Vice President Rashtriya Janata Dal and a former member of the National Executive Committee of the Rashtriya Janata Dal. He was disqualified from contesting elections following his conviction for the kidnapping and disappearance of Chote Lal Gupta, an activist of the Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) Liberation for which he currently serving a life sentence. Shahabuddin has also been accused of killing 15 other Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) Liberation activist including the former student leader Chandrashekhar Prasad.
Mohammad Hatta was an Indonesian politician who served as the country's first vice president. Known as "The Proclamator", he and a number of Indonesians, including the first president of Indonesia, Sukarno, fought for the independence of Indonesia from the Dutch. Hatta was born in Fort de Kock, Dutch East Indies. After his early education, he studied in Dutch schools in the Dutch East Indies and studied in the Netherlands from 1921 until 1932.
Mohammad Amir is a former Pakistani cricketer who played for Pakistan between 2009 and 2020. Amir retired from international cricket on 17 December 2020.
Mohammad Hasan Akhund
Mohammad Hasan Akhund is an Afghan mullah, politician and Taliban leader who is currently the acting prime minister of Afghanistan.
Mohammad Khan Qajar
Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar, also known by his regnal name of Agha Mohammad Shah, was the founder of the Qajar dynasty of Iran, ruling from 1789 to 1797 as king (shah). Originally chieftain of the Qoyunlu branch of the Qajar tribe, Agha Mohammad Khan was enthroned as the king of Iran in 1789, but was not officially crowned until March 1796, having deposed Lotf Ali Khan of the Zand dynasty in 1794. Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar was famously the eunuch Monarch, being castrated as a young adult upon his capture by Adel Shah Afshar, and hence was childless. He was assassinated on 17 June 1797, and was succeeded by his nephew, Fath-Ali Shah Qajar.
Mullah Mohammad Yaqoob Mujahid is an Afghan Islamic scholar, cleric, and Islamist militant who has served as the second deputy leader of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) since 2016. Since the 2021 fall of Kabul, this position has made him the de facto second deputy head of state of Afghanistan. He has also been the Taliban's military chief since 2020, and is the acting defense minister of Afghanistan in the Islamic Emirate's caretaker cabinet.
Mohammad Hamid Ansari
Mohammad Hamid Ansari is an Indian politician and retired Indian Foreign Service officer who served as the 12th Vice President of India from 2007 to 2017.
Mohammad Mosaddegh was an Iranian politician who served as the 35th Prime Minister of Iran, holding office from 1951 until 1953, when his government was overthrown in the 1953 Iranian coup d'état orchestrated by the United States' Central Intelligence Agency and the United Kingdom's MI6.
Mohammad Fahim Dashty
Mohammad Fahim Dashty was an Afghan journalist, politician and military official. In 2021, he served as spokesperson of the National Resistance Front of Afghanistan during the Panjshir conflict.
Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr
Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammad Muhammad-Sadiq al-Sadr was a prominent Iraqi Shia marja'. He called for government reform and the release of detained Shia leaders. The growth of his popularity, often referred to as the followers of the Vocal Hawza, also put him in competition with other Shi'a leaders, including Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim who was exiled in Iran.
Mohammad Baqir al-Sadr
Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr, also known as al-Shahīd al-Khāmis, was an Iraqi Shia cleric, philosopher, and the ideological founder of the Islamic Dawa Party, born in al-Kadhimiya, Iraq. He was father-in-law to Muqtada al-Sadr, a cousin of Muhammad Sadeq al-Sadr and Imam Musa as-Sadr. His father Haydar al-Sadr was a well-respected high-ranking Shi'a cleric. His lineage can be traced back to Muhammad through the seventh Shia Imam Musa al-Kazim. Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr was executed in 1980 by the regime of Saddam Hussein along with his sister, Amina Sadr bint al-Huda.
Mohammad Ahmed Safadi is a Lebanese businessman who served as minister of finance under Najib Mikati.
Mohammad Ibrahim Mohammad Al-Sahlawi is a Saudi Arabian professional footballer who plays for Al-Taawoun as a striker for the Saudi Arabia national team. Al-Sahlawi won the best player of the league twice in a row in 2013–14 and 2014–15.