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Muslim sitters


205 People in sitter grouping:

A selection of Muslim sitters represented in the collection. See also Muslim artists group.

Jaurar Ben Abdallah

Jaurar Ben Abdallah

active mid 17th century
Lord Chamberlain, privy seal and Prime Minister to the Emperor of Morocco
Sitter in 1 portrait
Abdul Hamid II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

Abdul Hamid II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

1842-1918
Reigned 1876-1909
Sitter in 5 portraits
Iman

Iman

1955-
Model
Sitter in 1 portrait
Abdülmecid I, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

Abdülmecid I, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

1823-1861
Reigned 1839-61
Sitter in 1 portrait
Abdur Rahman Khan, Emir of Afghanistan

Abdur Rahman Khan, Emir of Afghanistan

died 1901
Reigned 1880-1901
Sitter in 1 portrait
Abu Bakar, Sultan of Johore

Abu Bakar, Sultan of Johore

1833-1895
Sultan of Johore
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Sultan Abu Bakar of Pahang

1904-1974
Son of Sultan Abdullah Al-Mutassim Billah Shah
Sitter in 7 portraits
Haleh Afshar, Baroness Afshar

Haleh Afshar, Baroness Afshar

1944-
Professor of Politics; life peer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Aga Khan III (Mohammed Shah)

Aga Khan III (Mohammed Shah)

1877-1957
Leader of the Ismailis and racehorse owner
Sitter in 20 portraits
Ahmad Tajuddin, Sultan of Brunei

Ahmad Tajuddin, Sultan of Brunei

1913-1950
Sultan of Brunei
Sitter in 5 portraits
Riz Ahmed

Riz Ahmed

1982-
Actor and rapper
Sitter in 2 portraits
Shami Ahmed

Shami Ahmed

1962-
Businessman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Prince Ali Khan

Prince Ali Khan

Sitter in 1 portrait
Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Abdullah Yusuf Ali

1872-1953
Barrister and lecturer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Hoda Ali

Hoda Ali

Nurse and human rights activist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mohammed Ali

Mohammed Ali

1909-1963
Prime Minister of Pakistan
Sitter in 4 portraits
Monica Ali

Monica Ali

1967-
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

1942-2016
Boxer; heavyweight champion and Olympian
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Pasha Mehemet Ali

1769-1849
Egyptian ruler
Sitter in 2 portraits
Saiyid Ameer Ali

Saiyid Ameer Ali

1849-1928
Judge and Muslim leader in India
Sitter in 5 portraits
Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali

1943-
Student activist; writer and film producer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Lady Allia Abbas Ali Baig

Lady Allia Abbas Ali Baig

born circa 1881
Daughter of Shaikh Ali Abdulla, Uncle of the Sultan of Bahrain; wife of Sir Mirza Abbas Ali Baig
Sitter in 1 portrait
Prince Naseem

Prince Naseem

1974-
Boxer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Nawab Nasim Mansur Ali Khan of Bengal

Nawab Nasim Mansur Ali Khan of Bengal

1830-1884
Nawab Nizam of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa
Sitter in 1 portrait
Lady Ali Khan Zulfikar

Lady Ali Khan Zulfikar

1881-1974
Wife of Sir Ali Khan Zulfikar
Sitter in 2 portraits
Ahmad Pasha al-Jazzar ('Jazzar or Djezzar Pasha')

Ahmad Pasha al-Jazzar ('Jazzar or Djezzar Pasha')

circa 1720s-1804
Governor in the Ottoman Empire
Sitter associated with 2 portraits
Ali Al-Karim, Sultan of Lahej

Ali Al-Karim, Sultan of Lahej

born circa 1922
Deposed Sultan of Lahej (Yemen) 1952-58
Sitter in 1 portrait
Risk Allah Bey

Risk Allah Bey

Soldier and medical officer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Waheed Alli, Baron Alli

Waheed Alli, Baron Alli

1964-
Television producer and politician
Sitter in 2 portraits
Mulai Al-Rashid

Mulai Al-Rashid

1631-1672
'The Great Tafiletta'; Sultan of Morocco, 1664-1672
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sayyid Sir Abdullah bin Khalifa Al-Said

1910-1963
Sultan of Zanzibar
Sitter in 3 portraits
Princess Andrée Aga Khan (née Andrée Joséphine Carron)

Princess Andrée Aga Khan (née Andrée Joséphine Carron)

circa 1898-1976
Third wife of Aga Khan III
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

H.E.H. Asaf Jah, Nizam of Hyderabad

1886-1967
State ruler and 'Faithful Ally of the British Government'
Sitter in 4 portraits
Naim Ibrahim Attallah

Naim Ibrahim Attallah

1931-2021
Book publisher, magazine proprietor and writer, producer of plays, films and television documentaries
Sitter in 2 portraits
Abdul Aziz

Abdul Aziz

1830-1876
Sultan of Turkey
Sitter associated with 7 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sir Khan Bahadur Azizul Huque

1892-1947
High Commissioner for India in UK
Sitter in 5 portraits
Zeinab Mohammed-Khair Badawi

Zeinab Mohammed-Khair Badawi

1959-
Broadcaster and journalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa

Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa

1912-1966
Prime Minister of Nigeria
Sitter in 2 portraits
Barghash bin Said, Sultan of Zanzibar

Barghash bin Said, Sultan of Zanzibar

1837-1888
Reigned 1870-88
Sitter in 2 portraits
Mohammed ben Haddu Ottur (Hamet)

Mohammed ben Haddu Ottur (Hamet)

active 1682
Moroccan Ambassador to England
Sitter in 2 portraits
Nawab Azam Jah, Prince of Berar

Nawab Azam Jah, Prince of Berar

1907-1970
Son of the Nizam of Hyderabad
Sitter in 5 portraits
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

1928-1979
Prime Minister of Pakistan; lawyer
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Sir Sulman Bin Hamad, Sheikh of Bahrain

1895-1961
Ruler of Bahrain
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sheikh Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Khalifa

Sheikh Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Khalifa

1911-
Son of Sir Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, Sheikh of Bahrain
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sheikh Duaij Bin Hamad Al-Khalifa

Sheikh Duaij Bin Hamad Al-Khalifa

1915-1969
Chief Justice and President of the Law Courts; son of Sir Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, Sheikh of Bahrain
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, Sheikh of Bahrain

Sir Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, Sheikh of Bahrain

circa 1872-1942
Ruler of Bahrain
Sitter in 7 portraits
Pestonjee Hormusjee Cama

Pestonjee Hormusjee Cama

Parsi businessman
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Shri Mohomedali Currim Chagla

1900-1981
Lawyer and administrator
Sitter in 1 portrait
Nawab Sir Muhammad Ahmad Said Khan Chhatari

Nawab Sir Muhammad Ahmad Said Khan Chhatari

1888-1982
Lieutenant-Colonel; Governor of the United Provinces
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sheikh Chidda

Sheikh Chidda

Indian servant to Queen Victoria
Sitter associated with 2 portraits
Beebee Cowar

Beebee Cowar

Visitor Services Assistant, National Portrait Gallery
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ayuba Suleiman Diallo (Job ben Solomon)

Ayuba Suleiman Diallo (Job ben Solomon)

1701-1773
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sheikh Muhammad el Amin el Kanemi

Sheikh Muhammad el Amin el Kanemi

1776-1837
Scholar; ruler of Bornu (later Nigeria)
Sitter in 1 portrait
Emel Esin (née Ferit Tek)

Emel Esin (née Ferit Tek)

1914-1987
Art historian and scholar of Turkish-Islamic culture
Sitter in 1 portrait
Faisal II, King of Iraq

Faisal II, King of Iraq

1935-1958
King of Iraq, reigned 1939-58
Sitter in 24 portraits
Mo Farah

Mo Farah

1983-
Long distance runner; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mirza Gholam Harsein Khan Sadis Farid-es-Saltanah

Mirza Gholam Harsein Khan Sadis Farid-es-Saltanah

Persian Minister
Sitter in 1 portrait
Queen Fawzieh of Iran (Mrs Ismail Hussain Shirin Bey)

Queen Fawzieh of Iran (Mrs Ismail Hussain Shirin Bey)

1921-2013
First wife of Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran
Sitter in 2 portraits
Mohamed al-Fayed

Mohamed al-Fayed

1933-
Businessman and Chairman of Harrods Holdings
Sitter in 1 portrait
Prince Ibrahim Fazil

Prince Ibrahim Fazil

1901-1978
Major
Sitter in 2 portraits

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