List of people from Homs

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The following is a list of notable people from Homs and ancient Emesa.

Ancient[edit]

see the Royal family of Emesa

Modern[edit]

Families[edit]

  • Al Zein, can also be written as "Alzein" and "zeini."
  • 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"
  • Maamo
  • Safi, (16th century AD-present), one of religious Ashraf family in the city
  • Shaheen