List of Yemenis
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Famous or important Yemenis include:
Yemeni early diaspora
- Ghassanids, huge tribes consisting of more than 50 families that migrated north to the Levant.
Scholars and academics
- Amat Al Alim Alsoswa, first female journalist Yemen Arab Republic, first female deputy minister, first female ambassador and minister in the Republic of Yemen.
- Al Kindi, from Al Kindah tribe of Qaht
- Phillip the Arab, (Roman emperor) form aliya yafe
- Ibn Khaldun
- Jabir ibn Hayyan, (721–815) alchemist and theologian
- Harbi al-Himyari, (7th century) scholar, and teacher of Yemeni alchemist Jabir ibn Hayyan
- Abu Muhammad Al-hasan Ibn Ahmad Al-hamdani, (893–945) a geographer, poet, grammarian, historian, and astronomer.
- Abdullah Al-Baradouni (1929–1999)
- Muhammad al-Gharsi
- Nethanel ben Isaiah, was a Yemenite rabbi, who composed a compendium of midrashic literature, the Or HaAfeila "Light of the Darkness"
- Tawakel Karman Yemeni Journalist, Peace Activist, and Nobel Prize Laureate
- Muqbil bin Hadi al-Wadi'i Yemeni Muslim cleric, founder of the Dammaj madrasa
- Muhammad ash-Shawkani Yemeni Sunni Salafi Scholar
- Muhammad bin Ismail Sana'ni Yemeni Sunni Salafi Scholar
- Naseem Hamed Former Boxing Champion
- Isra Girgrah Female 5 time world Champion
- Nashwan Al-Harazi A Golden Yemeni Gymnast
- Bader Ben Hirsi Award-winning British Yemeni director and writer, made Yemen's first full length feature film A New Day in Old Sana'a
- Mohammed Abdu
- Ayoob Tarish Absey
- Arwa (singer)
- Shoshana Damari (1923–2006), Israeli singer
- Dana International (born 1972), Israeli singer
- Inbar Bakal (half Yemeni)
- Ahmed Fathy
- Zion Golan
- Ofra Haza
- Boaz Mauda
- Achinoam Nini (better known as Noa)
- Ahmed Fathy
- Harel Skaat (half Yemeni)
- Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden – founder of the construction conglomerate Saudi Binladin Group and the father of Osama Bin Laden
- Shaher Abdulhak – billionaire and founder of Shaher Trading.
- Zahra Al-Harazi - founder of Foundry Communications in Calgary, Canada.
- Sultan Maqtari (1962–), Yemeni typographer who was born in Aden city.
- Eyad Al-Samman (1976–), Yemeni typographer, graphic designer, and translator.
Leaders and politicians
- Sharifa Fatima, was a Zaydi chief in 15th century Yemen
- Al-Khayzuran (? – 789) wife of the Abbasid Caliph Al-Mahdi and mother of both Caliphs Al-Hadi and the most famous Abbasid Caliph Harun al-Rashid
- Rabiah ibn Mudhar, was a Jewish king of Himyar
- Abd al-Aziz ibn Musa had a significant role in the Muslim invasion of the Iberian Peninsula. He was the son of Musa ibn Nusayr
- Musa bin Nusair, (640–716) was a Yemeni Muslim governor and general under the Umayyads
- Dhu Nuwas, (515–525) last king of the Himyarite kingdom of Yemen
- Arwa al-Sulayhi, (1048–1138) Sulayhid Queen of Yemen
- Princess Fatima Sajid 2002- Princess of Yemen
- Princes Noor Sajid 1992- Princess of Yemen
- Princess Sania Sajid 1989- Princess of Yemen
- Sheikh Sajid Tanwir 1960- Sheikh of Yemen
- Sheikha Shehla Sajid 1964- Sheikha of Yemen
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