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Muhammad Reza Pahlavi

Mohammad Rezā Shāh Pahlavī was the last Shah of Iran. He ruled Iran from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow by the Iranian Revolution on 11 February 1979. He was the second and last monarch of the House of Pahlavi of the Iranian monarchy. Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi held several titles: His Imperial Majesty, Shahanshah, Aryamehr and Bozorg Arteshtārān.

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Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf

Mohammed Saeed al-Sahhaf is a former Iraqi diplomat and politician. He came to wide prominence around the world during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, during which he was the Iraqi Information Minister under Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, acting as the mouthpiece for the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party and Saddam's regime.

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Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi banker, economist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient. He previously was a professor of economics where he developed the concepts of microcredit and microfinance. These loans are given to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for traditional bank loans.

Type: EconomistNationality: American

Muhammad Zafrulla Khan

Chaudhry Sir Muhammad Zafarullah Khan, KCSI was a Pakistani politician, diplomat, international jurist, and scholar of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, known for drafting the Pakistan Resolution, first foreign minister of Pakistan, for his representation of Pakistan at the United Nations, and serving as a judge at the International Court of Justice in The Hague.

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Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq

General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, was the fourth Chief martial law administrator and the sixth President of Pakistan from September 1978 to his death in August 1988.

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Muhtar Kent

Ahmet Muhtar Kent (born December 1, 1952) is an American business executive. He is the chairman and former CEO of The Coca-Cola Company. He was appointed to the position of chief executive officer of the company in 2008 and became chairman of the board in 2009.In December 2016, Coca Cola announced that Kent would step down as CEO in May 2017, to be replaced by President and COO James Quincey. Kent continues as the company's chairman. He will step down as Chairman of the company in April 2019.

Type: businessperson,entrepreneurNationality: United States of America,Turkey

Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani, born on 19 April 1957, is an Indian business magnate who is the chairman and CEO of the Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries Limited, the foremost company of the Indian energy and materials conglomerate Reliance Group. The company was ranked #99th in Fortune Global 500 and is India's most valuable company by market value and second-largest Indian company by turnover.

Type: BusinessmanNationality: Indian

Muktananda

Swami Muktananda Paramahansa is the monastic name of an Indian Hindu guru and disciple of Bhagavan Nityananda. Swami Muktananda was the founder of Siddha Yoga. He wrote a number of books on the subjects of Kundalini Shakti, Vedanta, and Kashmir Shaivism, including an spiritual autobiography entitled The Play of Consciousness.

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Mullah Dadullah

Maulavi or Mullah Dadullah or Dadullah Akhund was the Taliban's senior military commander until his death by U.S and U.K special forces in 2007. He was an ethnic Pashtun from the Kakar tribe of Kalai-Kakaran village in Uruzgan province of Afghanistan. He also had a home in Alajilga, a border village in Kandahar province.

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Mullah Krekar

Mullah Krekar, is a Kurdish Sunni Islamist Islamic scholar who came to Norway as a refugee from northern Iraq in 1991. His wife and four children have Norwegian citizenship, but not Krekar himself. He speaks Kurdish, Arabic, Persian, Norwegian, and English.

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Multatuli

Eduard Douwes Dekker, better known by his pen name Multatuli, was a Dutch writer famous for his satirical novel, Max Havelaar, which denounced the abuses of colonialism in the Dutch East Indies.

Type: WriterNationality: Dutch

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Mumia Abu-Jamal is an American convict, serving a life sentence for the 1981 murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner. He was sentenced to death at his first trial in July 1982, and his case became an international cause célèbre.

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Mumon

Wumen Huikai is a Song period Chán master most famous as the compiler of and commentator on the 48-koan collection The Gateless Gate. Wumen was at that time the head monk of Longxiang monastery.

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Munir Butt

Munir Udit Zadu Nehru Butt, CMG is a former senior British diplomat and academic who was an economic and foreign policy advisor to various British Prime-Ministers.

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Munshi Premchand

Premchand pronunciation , was an Indian writer famous for his modern Hindi-Urdu literature. He is one of the most celebrated writers of the Indian subcontinent, and is regarded as one of the foremost Hindi-Urdu writers of the early twentieth century. A novel writer, story writer and dramatist, he has been referred to as the Upanyas Samrat by some Hindi writers.

Type: Writer, novelistNationality: Indian

Muqtada al Sadr

Sayyid Muqtadā al-Ṣadr is an Iraqi Islamic political leader.

Type: ClergymanNationality: Iraqi

Murasaki Shikibu

Murasaki Shikibu was a Japanese novelist, poet and lady-in-waiting at the Imperial court during the Heian period. She is best known as the author of The Tale of Genji, written in Japanese between about 1000 and 1012. Murasaki Shikibu is a nickname; her real name is unknown, but she may have been Fujiwara Takako, who was mentioned in a 1007 court diary as an imperial lady-in-waiting.

Type: NovelistNationality: Japanese

Murdoch MacLennan

Murdoch MacLennan, 62, is chief executive of Telegraph Media Group in the UK, having previously been managing director of Associated Newspapers for ten years until 2004.

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Muriel Box

Muriel Box was a prolific English screenwriter and director in what at the time was basically a male industry, and is generally considered to be one of the most successful females in the history of British film.

Type: Writer, director, screenwriterNationality: English