List of people from Homs
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The following is a list of notable people from Homs and ancient Emesa.
- Anicetus, Pope, 154-167
- Elagabalus, Emperor of the Roman Empire
- Heliodorus of Emesa, Hellenistic author of Aethiopica
- Publius Septimius Geta, Roman co-emperor
- Alexander Severus, Roman emperor
- Iotapa, Emesani princess
- Julia Domna, Roman empress
- Julia Maesa, patron god of Emesa
- Julia Urania, queen of Mauretania Province
- Julius Bassianus, high priest of sun temple
- Sohaemus of Emesa, Roman client king of Emesa
- Fawaz Akhras, cardiologist
- Nasib Arida, poet
- Asma Assad, the wife of the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad
- Hashim Atassi, former President of Syria
- Nureddin al-Atassi, former President of Syria
- Khaled al-Atassi, religious scholar and poet
- Lu'ay al-Atassi, former President of Syria
- Rouwaida Attieh, vocalist
- Malek Jandali, composer and pianist
- Riad Jarjour, former General Secretary of Middle East Council of Churches
- Firas Al Khatib, footballer
- Jehad Al-Hussain, footballer
- Ali Mahmoud Othman, journalist
- Muhammad Tulaimat, painter
- Abdul Kader Azzouz, painter
- Riyad al-Turk, Communist opposition leader
- George Wassouf, pop singer
- Fawzy Michael Zein,linguist Researcher,first Founder for distance education system in the Middle East
- Steve Jobs, Cousin of Malek Jandali and the former C.E.O. of Apple Inc.
- Al Zein, can also be written as Alzein and zein
- Al-Hussamy .
- Atassi (16th century AD-Present), once a prominent political and religious Ashraf family in the city .
- Al-Sibai (14th century AD-Present), Largest family in the city and once a prominent religious family in the city .
- Tulaimat (11th century AD-Present), a family of Ashraf and The oldest in the city, The founding father built the historical Al-Fadael Mosque in the 11th century.
- Al-Zeharawi, (13th century AD-Present), One of the oldest Ashraf families in the city.
- Al-Jandali(16th century AD-Present), A prominent Ashraf family
- Droubi, (17th century AD-Present), once a prominent political family in the city
- Himsi, can also be written as al-Homsi