List of ethnic Assyrians/Chaldeans/Syriacs

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This is a list of modern individuals. For early Christian authors, see List of Syriac writers. For ancient Assyrians, see Category:Ancient Assyrians.

The following is a list of notable ethnic Assyrians/Chaldeans/Syriacs (Syriac Christians). It includes persons who are from (or whose ancestry is from) the Mesopotamian Neo-Aramaic speaking populations originating in Iraq, north western Iran, north eastern Syria and south eastern Turkey.

Activists[edit]

Actors, directors and comedians[edit]

Architects and designers[edit]

Artists and calligraphers[edit]

Athletes[edit]

In the Middle East[edit]

Athletics (Track and field)
  • George Malek-Yonan - Iranian Assyrian Track & Field Athlete. Iran's Champion of Champions, Gold medalist in Pentathlon and Track & Field
Weightlifting
Boxing

Snooker

Football (soccer)
Tennis

Diaspora[edit]

American football
  • Alex Agase - Assyrian American - Top level American Football (Gridiron) player
  • Lou Agase - Assyrian American - Top level American Football (Gridiron) player
Basketball
Boxing
Football (soccer)
Martial Arts
Poker
Tennis
  • Andre Agassi - Former world number 1 American tennis player of Assyrian & Armenian descent.
  • Michael Shabaz - Assyrian American Tennis player
  • Andre Khabbazi - Assyrian-American actor and Semi-pro tennis player
Miss World Winners

Directors[edit]

Educators and explorers[edit]

Entrepreneurs[edit]

Leaders[edit]

Media[edit]

Models[edit]

Musicians and composers[edit]


Non-Assyrian music[edit]

Physicians and scientists[edit]

Politicians[edit]

Iran[edit]

Turkey[edit]

United Nations[edit]

  • Dr. William Ishaya - Deputy Permanent Representative - Mission of the Republic of Iraq to the United Nations in New York, USA.

In the Assyrian diaspora[edit]

USA[edit]

Australia[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Canada[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Other countries[edit]

Religious figures[edit]

Writers and poets[edit]

Ancient[edit]

Listed here are authors associated with Syriac Christianity regardless of whether they wrote in the Syriac language.

Modern[edit]

In the news[edit]

Other[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  23. ^ "Elizabeth Oshana". Qeenatha.com. 
  24. ^ http://www.chaldeannews.com/tony-k-doing-music-his-way/
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  27. ^ The Origins and Emergence of the Church in Edessa during the First Two Centuries A.D. Author(s): L. W. Barnard Source: Vigiliae Christianae, Vol. 22, No. 3 (Sep., 1968), pp. 161-175.

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