Husain


Husain

Husain is a common Middle Eastern name especially among Muslims, because of the popularity of Hussein bin Ali, the grandson of Muhammad and the' third Imam. It also occurs in India, Pakistan, Malaysia and other countries with Muslim populations. Husain may refer to:

In literature:
* Adrian A. Husain, Pakistani poet of the English language
* Altaf Husain, eminent journalist from Pakistan
* Attia Hosain, journalist and author
* Fahd Husain, the editor of Pakistan's second largest English daily newspaper
* Husain Haqqani, journalist
* Husain Salaahuddin, influential Maldivian writer, poet, essayist and scholar
* Irfan Husain, Pakistani journalist
* Prince Husain from "The Book of One Thousand and One Nights".
* Shahrukh Husain, author of Pakistani origin who specializes in fiction, non-fiction, and screenwriting

In politics:
* Akhter Husain, eminent senior statesman and civil servant of Pakistan
* Husain (Jalayirids), Jalayirid ruler
* Zakir Hussain (politician),former Indian President

In other fields:
* Hammad Husain, eminent architect of Pakistan
* Syed Husain, a mahdavi from India
* Husain Mohammad Jafri, Chairman of Islamic Pakistan Study Centre, Aga Khan University
* Ishrat Husain, the 13th Governor of State Bank of Pakistan
* M F Husain, well known Indian artist
* Mishal Husain, newsreader for the BBC's international news channel BBC World
* Zakir Hussain (musician), the Indian tabla maestro

See also:

* Husayn
* Hussein


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