List of Uyghurs

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This List of Uyghurs includes noted or famous members of the Turkic ethnic group who today live primarily in the north-western People's Republic of China.

Famous Kings and Historical Figures[edit]

Republic of China politicians[edit]

First East Turkestan Republic[edit]

Second East Turkestan Republic[edit]

Uyghur political leader of Second Eastern Turkestan Republic (1944-1949), Vice-Chairman of Sinkiang Provincial Government (1946-1947) of Republic of China, Colonel of Ili National Army Ehmetjan Qasimi

People's Republic of China politicians[edit]

Political Activists[edit]

Writers, Poets[edit]

See large list of Uyghur poets here





Detainees in Guantanamo[edit]