List of Quranic people mentioned by name

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This article lists persons mentioned in the Quran including the names of angels and Idols as well. God's Islamic names are left to article Names of God in Islam.

General list[edit]

Prophets[edit]

Non Prophets[edit]

  • Numrud
  • Azar (6:74)
  • Al-Samiri (20:85, 20:87, 20:95)
  • Abu Lahab (111:1)
  • Dhul-Qarnayn (18:83, 18:86, 18:94)
  • Fir'aun (74 times)
  • Haman (2:68, 28:8, 28:38, 29:39, 40:24, 40:36)
  • Imran (3:33, 3:35, 66:12)
  • Maryam (34 times) as the only woman mentioned in the Qur'an by her personal name.
  • Qarun (28:76, 28:79, 29:39, 40:24)
  • Talut (2:247, 2:249)* Zayd (33:37)
  • Iblis (11 times) Also 'Shaytan' or the Satan.[1]

Angels mentioned by name[edit]

False gods by name[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Some interpreters consider Ibis a member of Jinn and not an angel. "Behold! We said to the angels: Bow down to Adam. They bowed down except Iblis He was one of the Jinns." Qur'an 18:50