Monday, January 2, 2017

26 amazing Pakistanis who have made us proud in 2016

26 amazing Pakistanis who have made us proud in 2016
The Wikimedia Foundation affiliate in Pakistan crunched numbers to find out who the most searched-for Pakistanis on Wikipedia were this year.
There are about 3,500 Pakistani entrants on Wikipedia and the website is home to nearly 500 million unique visitors a month.
Which Pakistanis were people reading about in 2016? Here's a complete list:

1. Malala Yousafzai






Pageviews: 2,685,301

Malala in the news:


2. Fawad Khan






Pageviews: 2,087,313

Why Fawad made headlines:


3. Mawra Hocane






Pageviews: 1,774,724

Mawra in the news:


4. Qandeel Baloch






Pageviews: 1,496,633

Remembering Qandeel:


5. Muhammad Ali Jinnah






Pageviews: 1,314,372

Looking back at Jinnah:


6. Junaid Jamshed






Pageviews: 1,209,140

Remembering Junaid:


7. Mahira Khan






Pageviews: 1,187,601

Mahira in the news:


8. Imran Khan






Pageviews: 968,992

Imran makes headlines:


9. Shahid Afridi






Pageviews: 907,268

Afridi in the news:


10. Abdul Sattar Edhi






Pageviews: 852,706

Remembering Edhi:


11. Atif Aslam






Pageviews: 843,469

Atif makes headlines:


12. Benazir Bhutto






Pageviews: 809,260

Remembering Benazir:


13. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan






Pageviews: 690,985

Rahat in the news:


14. Nawaz Sharif






Pageviews: 687,778

Nawaz in the news:


15. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan






Pageviews: 679,935

Nusrat's legacy:


16. Imran Abbas






Pageviews: 642,419

Imran in the news:


17. Wasim Akram






Pageviews: 576,463

A look at Wasim's year:


18. Urwa Hocane






Pageviews: 573,694

Looking back at Urwa's year:


19. Momina Mustehsan






Pageviews: 547,746

Momina makes headlines:


20. Gen (retd) Raheel Sharif






Pageviews: 541,708

Gen (r) Raheel in the news:


21. Ali Zafar






Pageviews: 536,465

Ali in the news:


22. Mohammad Amir






Pageviews: 501,046

Mohammad Amir returns to cricket:


23. Pervez Musharraf






Pageviews: 470,114

Musharraf's year:


24. Maya Ali






Pageviews: 439,268

Maya in the news


25. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto






Pageviews: 437,992

Looking back at Zulfikar:



26. Moonis Elahi






moonis elahi Pageviews: 437,992

Looking back at Zulfikar:


Source:

http://www.dawn.com/news/1304978/which-pakistanis-dominated-wikipedia-searches-in-2016