List of people from Jhelum
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- Aftab Iqbal Shamim, Urdu language Poet
- Anjum Sultan Shahbaz, Writer
- General Asif Nawaz Janjua, former Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan
- Azeem Hafeez, former
- Bhai Mati Das, Indian Sikh martyrs
- Brigadier (Dr) Raja Sami Ullah, Personal Physician to Prime Minister of Pakistan
- Chaudhry Altaf Hussain, politician and former Governor of Punjab
- Chaudhry Shahbaz Hussain, politician, former member national assembly and former federal minister, he is also brother of Chaudhry Altaf Hussain
- Chaudhry Iftikhar Hussain, former Chief Justice of Lahore High Court, he is also a brother of Chaudhry Altaf Hussain
- Chaudhry Farukh Altaf, politician and former Nazim of District Jhelum, he is also son of Chaudhry Altaf Hussain
- Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, former Musharraf protégé, currently associated with PPP
- Ghafer Shahzad, writer and architect
- Ghulam Hussain, politician and doctor
- Gulzar, Indian poet and film director
- Khalid Masud, Muslim scholar
- M. Afzal Khan, British politician
- Masood Aslam, Pak army officer
- Major Muhammad Akram, Pak army officer, Nishan-e-Haider awarded
- Manmohan Singh, former prime minister of India was born in village of Gah, District Chakwal, then part of Jhelum District
- Nawabzada Iqbal Mehdi Khan, former federal minister and current member of National Assembly
- Nanak Singh, Indian writer and poet
- Nasser Azam, British artist
- Raja Ghazanfar Ali Khan, politician and a leader of Pakistan Movement
- Raja Muhammad Afzal Khan, former member of National Assembly and former senator
- Raja Muhammad Asad Khan, former member national assembly and son of Raja Muhammad Afzal Khan
- Raja Muhammad Safdar Khan, former member national assembly and son of Raja Muhammad Afzal Khan
Professor Dr Raja Masood Akhtar Zahid (QAU, Islamabad).
- Tanveer Sipra, Urdu language poet
- Tariq Kamal Khan, Pak navy officer
- Tanveer Jamshed a.k.a Teejay, fashion designer
- Zamir Jafri, writer and poet.
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- "Changing loyalties: Raja family of Jhelum joins PPP". The Express Tribune. 20 January 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2014.
- "Fashion revolutionaries, master and protégé, father and daughter, Teejay and Feejay". The News. 18 March 2012. Retrieved 8 February 2014.