List of Khattaks

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This is a list of people of the Khattak Pashtun tribe.

  • Khushal Khan Khattak, A prominent Pashtun malik, poet, warrior, charismatic personality and tribal chief of the Khattak tribe. His life was spent in struggling against the oppressive Mughal government of India. In order to restore Afghan freedom Khushhal Khan challenged Aurangzeeb power. He defeated the Mughal troops in many engagements. Khushal Khan wrote many books in Pashto and Persian, ten of them are very popular.
  • Sai Khan (Urdu: سائ خان; 1938 – 21 July 1996)TK(M)also Known as S.M Sai Khan Born in Nakka Khurd, Attock was a Pakistani army officer n later serverd as Inspector in Pakistan Police.He fought the both Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 and the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.
  • Afzal Khan Khattak, 1664–65, Chief of the Khattak tribe, Pashto poet, and author of Tarikh-e-morassa was the eldest son of Ashraf Khan in 1635 to 1693-94). In 1672-73 Ashraf succeeded his father Khoshal Khan in the chieftaincy of the Khattak tribe.
  • Aslam Khattak,( April 5, 1908 – October 10, 2008) Born in Karak was a Pakistani politician and diplomat.He served as ambassador to Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan. Nominated to Zia ul Haqas Majlis-e-Shura he became a trusted political confidante of the Martial Law ruler.
  • Yusuf Khattak,(18 November 1917 – 29 July 1991) was a Pakistan movement activist. A scion of one of the most influential families in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, he was a son of Khan Bahadur Kuli Khan Khattak, and brother to former Governor Aslam Khattak, Lt Gen Habibullah Khan and Kulsom Saifullah Khan.
  • Nasrullah Khan Khattak, (1928 - 2 November 2009) was a Pakistani politician from the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. He was born in the village of Manki, Nowshera District. Former Chief Minister Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (Then N.W.F.P)
  • Ajmal Khattak, (born 15 September 1925, died 7 February 2010) in Akora Khattak was a Pakistani politician, writer, Pashtun poet, Khudai Khidmatgar, former President of Awami National Party.
  • Alam Khattak, Lieutenant General Muhammad Alam Khattak, HI (M), TBt, is a Pakistan Army general who is the presently the Commander Southern Command based at Quetta. He took over the command in October 2011 after staying as Chief of Logistics Staff (CLS) at the Army GHQ for two years. Khattak was previously in charge of the Frontier Corps as its Inspector-General.
  • Habibullah Khan Khattak, Lieutenant General Habibullah Khan Khattak (October 17, 1913 – 1994).
  • Abbas Khattak, NI (M), SBt, (born 16 July 1943), is a retired four-star general and air force officer in the Pakistan Air Force who served as the 14th Chief of Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force from 8 November 1994 to 7 November 1997.
  • Masood Sharif Khan Khattak,born June 5, 1950 in the city of Karak North West of Pakistan is a civilian intelligence officer and the first and former Director General of the Intelligence Bureau (I.B).
  • Ali Kuli Khan Khattak, Born in Karak Lieutenant General Ali Kuli Khan Khattak, is senior retired three-star general and military strategist who was a former Chief of General Staff (CGS), Commander X Corps (Rawalpindi) and Director General Military Intelligence (DGMI) of the Pakistan Army.
  • Ghulam Faruque Khan (1899–1990) was a dynamic bureaucrat,politician and industrialist of Pakistan. He belonged to the village Shaidu (Khan Khel) in Nowshera District.his contribution to Pakistan's Industrial development he is sometimes described as "The Goliath who Industrialized Pakistan".
  • Pareshan Khattak, (b.10 December 1931 - d. 16 April 2009) in Karak. real name Gahami Jan Khattak, former Vice-Chancellor, Pashto poet and writer and former Chairman University Grants Commission. His books titled “Pukhtana Kochay,” “Dozakhi Pakhto,” “Drana Pukhtana,” “Khyber,” “Iteraff,” and “Aziza Meena” are popular reads in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Afghanistan.
  • Pervez Khattak, (b.1 January 1950) 22nd Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa