People

Mahmoud Darwish

born March 13th, 1942

Mahmoud Darwish was a Palestinian poet and author who was regarded as Palestine's national poet.

Mahmoud Farshchian

born January 24th, 1930

Mahmoud Farshchian is an Iranian painter and educator. He was a master of Persian miniature painting.

Mahmoud Metwalli

born January 4th, 1993

Mahmoud El-Metwalli Mohamed Mansour, commonly known as Mahmoud Metwalli, is an Egyptian-born footballer who plays for Al Ahly in the Egyptian Premier League as a midfielder and centre back.

Mahmoud Mokhtar

May 10th, 1891 - March 28th, 1934

Mahmoud Mukhtar was an Egyptian sculptor. He attended the College of Fine Arts in Cairo upon its opening in 1908 by Prince Yusuf Kamal, and was part of the original "Pioneers" of the Egyptian Art movement. Despite his early death, he greatly impacted the realization and formation of contemporary Egyptian art. His work is credited with signaling the beginning of the Egyptian modernist movement, and he is often referred to as the father of modern Egyptian sculpture.

Mahmoud Mollaghasemi

born April 5th, 1929

Mahmoud Mollaghasemi Tabrizi is a retired Iranian freestyle wrestler. He won a silver medal at the 1951 World Championships and a bronze medal at the 1952 Olympics.

Mahmoud Younis

born April 12th, 1911

Mahmoud Younis was an engineer of the Suez Canal nationalization on July 26, 1956. He served as Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority. He also served as the head of engineers' syndicate during the rule of Gamal Abdel Nasser.

Mahmud Esad Coşan

born April 14th, 1938

Mahmud Esad Coşan was a Turkish academic author, preacher, professor of Islam and Naqshbandi leader.

Mahmud of Ghazni

died April 30th, 1030

Abu al-Qasim Mahmud ibn Sabuktigin, usually known as Mahmud of Ghazni or Mahmud Ghaznavi, was Sultan of the Ghaznavid Empire, ruling from 998 to 1030. During his reign and in medieval sources, he is usually known by his honorific Yamin al-Dawla. At the time of his death, his kingdom had been transformed into an extensive military empire, which extended from northwestern Iran proper to the Punjab in the Indian subcontinent, Khwarazm in Transoxiana, and Makran.

Mahmudullah

born February 4th, 1986

Mohammad Mahmudullah, also known as Riyad, is a Bangladeshi cricketer and former T20I captain. He has played First-class and List A cricket for Dhaka Division and has represented Bangladesh in all forms of the game. An all-rounder, he is a lower or middle-order batsman as well as an off spin bowler. He has almost 10,000 runs and 150+ wickets. He is prominent for his ability to finish a close limited over game. He is the first Bangladeshi to score a World Cup hundred. Mahmudullah started his career as a bowler and then converted into a batsman who could bowl off-breaks.

Mahmut Bakalli

died April 14th, 2006

Mahmut Bakalli was a Kosovar Albanian politician.

Mahnaz Afshar

born June 10th, 1977

Mahnaz Afshar (Persian: مهناز افشار; born June 10, 1977) is an Iranian actress. She gained wide recognition in the record-breaking film Cease Fire (2006). She has received various accolades, including a Crystal Cymorgh, two Hafez Awards and an Iran's Film Critics and Writers Association Award.

Mahnoor Baloch

born February 15th, 1970

Mahnoor Baloch (born 15 February 1970) is an American-born Canadian Pakistani actress, film director and former model. Baloch made her television debut in 1993 with the drama serial Marvi aired on PTV. She is often praised by critics for her fitness and younger looks on-screen.

Mahoto Watanabe

born December 8th, 1992

Mahoto Watanabe (ワタナベマホト, Watanabe Mahoto, born December 8, 1992) is a former Japanese YouTuber and rapper. He was part of the hip hop group Kaiware Hummer, releasing music under the stage name Bema. In January 2021, Watanabe allegedly solicited nude photos from an underage fan, which subsequently caused his agency UUUM to drop him as an act and YouTube to permanently ban his channel.

Mahraveh Sharifinia

born April 18th, 1981

Mahraveh Sharifinia (Persian: مهراوه شریفی‌نیا; born April 18, 1981) is an Iranian film and television actress. She has a Diploma in Mathematics (Physics) and has studied music education at the University of Art in Tehran. She is the daughter of Mohammadreza Sharifinia and Azita Hajian. Mehraveh Sharifinia attended a semester studying film directing, but after consulting with her father withdrew from the study in this field. She is trained in the piano as her specialised musical instrument.

Mahtab Keramati

born October 17th, 1970

Mahtab Keramati (Persian: مهتاب کرامتی; born 17 October 1970) is an Iranian actress. She has received various accolades, including a Crystal Simorgh, two Hafez Awards. In August 2006, she was appointed as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in Iran.

Mahua Roy Choudhury

September 24th, 1958 - July 22nd, 1985

Mahua Roy Choudhury (Bengali: মহুয়া রায় চৌধুরী; 24 September 1958 – 22 July 1985) was an Indian actress who is recognized for her work in Bengali cinema. She is considered to be one of the most successful actresses of Bengali Cinema. She received several awards including a Filmfare Award. She was posthumously conferred with the Best Actress Award for her role in Aadmi Aur Aurat (1984) at the 5th Damascus International Film Festival in 1987.

Mai Charoenpura

born January 5th, 1969

Mai Charoenpura (Thai: ใหม่ เจริญปุระ; born January 5, 1969), also known by the former stage name Mai Siriwimol (Thai: ใหม่ สิริวิมล), is a Thai singer and actress.

Mai Zetterling

died March 17th, 1994

Mai Elisabeth Zetterling was a Swedish film director, novelist and actress.

Maia Morgenstern

born May 1st, 1962

Maia Emilia Ninel Morgenstern is a Romanian film and stage actress, described by Florin Mitu of AMOS News as "a symbol of Romanian theater and film". In the English-speaking world, she is best known for portraying the Blessed Virgin Mary in Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ. In Romania, she has been nationally known since her 1992 role as Nela in Balanța, a film known in the United States as The Oak, set during the waning days of Communist Romania. She received a star on the Romanian Walk of Fame in Bucharest on 1 May 2011.

Maia Szalavitz

born March 29th, 1965

Maia Pearl Szalavitz is an American reporter and author who focuses on science, public policy and addiction treatment.

Maiara Walsh

born February 18th, 1988

Maiara Kylior Walsh (born February 18, 1988) is a Brazilian-American actress and singer. She played Ana Solis on the sixth season of the ABC show Desperate Housewives, Meena Paroom on the Disney Channel sitcom Cory in the House and Simone Sinclair on the ABC Family series Switched at Birth.

Maicel Uibo

born December 27th, 1992

Maicel Uibo is an Estonian decathlete. While competing for the University of Georgia, he won the 2014 and 2015 NCAA championships in decathlon. Uibo won the silver medal at the 2019 World Championships, setting his personal best in the event with 8604 points.

Maicon (footballer, born May 1988)

May 8th, 1988 - February 8th, 2014

Maicon Pereira de Oliveira commonly known as Maicon, was a Brazilian footballer who played as a striker in the Ukrainian Premier League for most of his professional career.

Maidarjavyn Ganzorig

born February 5th, 1949

Maidarjavyn Ganzorig was a Mongolian cosmonaut and academic.

Maidie Norman

October 16th, 1912 - May 2nd, 1998

Maidie Ruth Norman (October 16, 1912 – May 2, 1998) was an American radio, stage, film, and television actress as well as an instructor in African-American literature and theater.

Maika Monroe

born May 29th, 1993

Maika Monroe (born Dillon Monroe Buckley; May 29, 1993) is an American actress and professional kiteboarder. She had her breakthrough headlining the horror film It Follows (2014), which won her several accolades—including an Empire Award nomination. She is recognized for her work in the horror genre, particularly for starring in the thriller The Guest (2014), the sci-fi thriller Tau (2018), and the psychological thrillers Greta (2018) and Watcher (2022).

Maika Rivera

born October 27th, 1995

Maika Jae Rivera Tanpoco (born October 27, 1995), professionally known as Maika Rivera, is a Filipino tennis player, model and actress. She was one of the few popular tennis players in the Philippines along with Tin Patrimonio. In 2016, Tanpoco changed her screen name to Maika Rivera as she became a member of Star Magic, an ABS-CBN Talent Agency. She joined the cast of The Blood Sisters as the evil cousin of Erich Gonzales character.

Maika Yamamoto

born October 13th, 1997

Maika Yamamoto (山本 舞香, Yamamoto Maika, born 13 October 1997) is a Japanese actress, TV personality, and fashion model. She is known for her roles as Kaede Kayano in Assassination Classroom, Chiyomi Horikiri in the 2015 television drama Minami-kun no Koibito, and Mizuki Kurata in the 2018 film adaptation of the manga series After the Rain, among others.

Maiko Kazama

born May 25th, 1956

Maiko Kazama (風間舞子, Kazama Maiko) is a Japanese actress known especially for her roles in Nikkatsu's Roman Porno series of films in the early 1980s.

Mailis Reps

born January 13th, 1975

Mailis Reps is an Estonian politician, a member of the Estonian Centre Party. She served as the Minister of Education and Research from 2002 to 2003, 2005 to 2007 and 2016 to 2020.

Maimi Yajima

born February 7th, 1992

Maimi Yajima is a Japanese singer and actress. She was a member and the leader of Cute, a girl idol group within Hello! Project.

Maimonides

born April 6th, 1135

Moses ben Maimon (1138–1204), commonly known as Maimonides and also referred to by the Hebrew acronym Rambam, was a Sephardic rabbi and philosopher who became one of the most prolific and influential Torah scholars of the Middle Ages. In his time, he was also a preeminent astronomer and physician, serving as the personal physician of Saladin. He was born and lived in Córdoba within the Almoravid Empire, on Passover eve, 1138, until his family was expelled for refusing to convert to Islam. Later, he lived in Morocco and Egypt and worked as a rabbi, physician and philosopher.
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