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Famous Tajikistanis

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

A

  • Abdumalik Abdullajanov politician, former prime minister
  • Abdusalom Abdullayev artist, art director, cinematographer
  • Yusup Abdusalomov Olympic medalist, wrestler
  • Andrey Hakimovich Abduvaliyev Olympic medalist, hammer thrower
  • Shahrom Abubakr singer
  • Firuza Alifova singer
  • Am'aq poet
  • Farrukh Amonatov chess grandmaster
  • Qadriddin Aslonov politician, former acting president
  • Sirodjidin Mukhridinovich Aslov ambassador
  • Sadriddin Ayni poet, writer
  • Yahyo Nuriddinovich Azimov politician, former prime minister
B
  • Abdumalik Bahori poet, writer
  • Jaiai ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi "Rumi" poet, jurist, theologian, mystic
  • Nargis Bandishoeva singer
  • Khasan Baroyev Olympic medalist, wrestler
  • Yuri Mikhailovich Baturenko football coach
  • Murivat Bekhnazarov artist
  • Abu Rayhan al-Biruni scholar, polymath
  • Rasul Boqiev Olympic medalist, judoka
  • Kirom Bukhoroi poet
D - J
  • Abdulmajid Salimovich Dostiev ambassador
  • Sherali Dostiev boxer
  • Andrei Drygin alpine skier
  • Oleg Fezov musician, composer
  • Rena Galibova actress, opera singer
  • Bobojon Ghafurovich Ghafurov historian, author, academician
  • Artur Olegovich Gladyshev singer
  • Angelina Grun volleyball player
  • Asadullo Gulomov politician
  • Zuhur Habibullaev artist
  • Inoyat Hojieve "Farzona" poet, writer
  • Mamadsho Ilolov scientist
  • Akbarsho Iskandrov politician, former acting president
  • Barno Itzhakova musician
  • Katerina Izmailova swimmer
  • Abduhamid Juraev mathematician

K

  • Malika Kalontarova dancer
  • Albina Kamaletdinova archer
  • Jamshed Khilolovich Karimov politician, former prime minister
  • Gulnazar Keldi poet, writer of lyrics of national anthem
  • Safarali Kenjayev politician
  • Makhmadjon Khabibulloev football coach
  • Abdusalom Khasanov boxer
  • Iskandar Khatloni journalist
  • Daviatmand Kholov singer, musician
  • Bakhytar Khudojnazarov film director, producer, screenwriter
  • Davlat Khudonazarov filmmaker, human rights activist
  • Kamal Khujandi ghazal poet
  • Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi mathematician, astronomer, geographer
  • Georgy Koshlakov politician
  • Alisher Kudratov alpine skier
  • Abolqasem Lahouti poet, political activist
  • Viacheslav Lampeev Olympic medalist, hockey player
  • Vladimir Landsman violinist
L - M
  • Otakhon Latifi journalist, politician
  • Yuri Lobanov Olympic medalist, sprint canoer
  • Qahhor Mahkamov first president
  • Raimkul Khudoynazarovich Malakhbekov Olympic medalist, boxer
  • Vladimir Eduardovich Malyavin athlete, long jumper

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This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.