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Famous Uzbekistanis

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

  • Djamolidine Abdoujaparov road racing cyclist
  • Odelsha Azamovich Agishev screenwriter
  • Natasha Alam actress
  • Nizomiddin Mir Alisher poet
  • Yuri Antonov composer, musician
  • Abdulla Aripov politician
  • Sadriddin Ayni poet, writer
B
  • Ulugh Bek astronomer, mathematician, sultan
  • Emina Benalia actress
  • Abu Rayhan al-Biruni scholar, polymath
  • Zahiriddin Muhammad Bobur ruler, poet
  • Larissa Bond actress
  • Yefim "Fima" Bronfman pianist
  • Abu Abdullo Muhammad ibn Ismoil al-Bukhari scholar, historian
  • Mikhailovich Burano singer, songwriter, composer
C - F
  • Ruslan Chagaev boxer
  • Abdulkhamid Cholpan poet
  • Latif Faiziyev film director
  • Ahman Al-Fargoniy scientist
  • Abdal Rauf Fitrat writer
G - J
  • Valentina Ganibalova ballet dancer, actress
  • Sasha Golberg actor, filmmaker
  • Elyer Ishmukhamedov film director, screenwriter
  • Vladimir Ivanovich Ivanov politician
  • Anna Jimskaia actress
  • Yusuf Jumaev civic activist, poet
K
  • Alina Kabaeva gymnast, politician
  • Sobir Kamolov politician
  • Islam Karimov first president
  • Jumma Kasimov co-founder Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan
  • Elena Kats-Chernin composer
  • Laziz Kayumov newspaper editor
  • Ali Khamraev film director
  • Mohammed Alim Khan last emir of Manghit Dynasty
  • Georgi Yungvald-Khilkevich film director, screenwriter
  • Fayzulla Khodzhayev politician
  • Abu Abdullah Mohamad Ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi mathematician, astronomer, geographer
  • Alexander Knaifel opera composer
  • Michael Kolganov Olympic medalist, sprint canoer
  • Ravshana Kurkova actress
M - R
  • Ilyas Malayev musician, poet
  • Shukrullo Mirsaidov former vice president
  • Shavkat Mirziyoyev prime minister
  • Zahir ud-Din Muhammad founder of India's Mughal empire
  • Ali-Shir Nava'i politician, linguist, poet
  • Sevara Nazarxon singer, songwriter
  • Talgat Nigmatulin actor
  • Abdurahim Pulatov chairman Birlik party
  • Abdullah Quaisi author
  • Sharof Rashidovich Rashidov Communist party leader
  • Yusup Razykov film director
S - U
  • Muhammad Salih political opposition leader
  • Saifi Saroi poet
  • Alexander Shatilov gymnast
  • Abu Ali ibn-Sina philosopher, physician, poet
  • Artur Taymazov Olympic medalist, wrestler
  • Amir Timur founder Timurid dynasty
  • Eldor Magomatovich Urazbayev film director, producer, screenwriter
  • Inomjon Usmonxo'jayev politician
V - Z
  • Erkin Vahidov poet
  • Viktor Verzhbitskiy actor
  • Adil Yakubox author
  • Khoja Akhmet Yassawi poet, mystic
  • Tohir Yo'ldosh co-founder Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan
  • Rina Zelyonaya actress, singer
  • Andrei Zhegalov cinematographer
  • Aleksandr Zhurbin composer
  • Natasha Zlobina actress

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This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.