Famous Muslim Reverts

Some famous personalities who reverted to Islam:

Keith Ellison - 1st Muslim in US Congress

Muhammad Ali - famous boxer

Malcolm X – US civil rights leader

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Lew Alcindor) - basketball player & NBA's all-time leading scorer

Robert Crane - adviser to US Pres Nixon

Omar Bongo - Pres of Gabon

Mohammed Knut Bernström - Swedish ambassador to Venezuela, Spain and Morocco

Mohammad Yousuf - Pakistani cricketer. Holds record for most Test runs in a year

Mihnea Turcitul - Prince of Walachia

Jonathan Birt - son of Lord Birt, former director-general of BBC

Emma Clark - granddaughter of former UK PM Herbert Asquith

Johan Agelii - famous Swedish painter

Isabelle Eberhardt - d. 1904, 19th century Swiss explorer & writer

Ilie II Rareş - prince of Moldavia

Franck Ribéry- French footballer

Cat Stevens - English singer

Claude Alexandre de Bonneval - 18th century French nobleman

Alexander Russell Webb - US Consul-General in the Philippines

Iyasu V - d. 1936, Ethiopian emperor

Helen Richardson - Bollywood actress

Jermaine Jackson - brother of popstars Michael and Janet Jackson

Éric Abidal - French footballer

Danny Williams - British boxer

Sarah Joseph - founder of emel magazine

Yvonne Ridley - British journalist

Berke - grandson of Genghis Khan and leader of the Golden Horde, first Mongol ruler to establish Islam in a Mongol state