Converted to Islam From Christianity

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    * Abdul-Karim al-Jabbar (Sharmon Shah) - former NFL player
    * Abel Xavier - former Portuguese professional footballer converted to Islam with his new name Faisal.
    * Abu Tammam - 9th century Arab poet born to Christian parents.
    * Abu Usamah - American-born Imam of Green Lane Masjid in Birmingham, UK.Accused of preaching messages of hate towards non-Muslims in a UK Television documentary.
    * Adam Gadahn (born Adam Pearlman) - al-Qaeda English language spokesman. Homeschooled Christian.
    * Addas - Companion of the Prophet Muhammad Sallaho Alehy Wassallam during his time. One of the earliest Christian convert to Islam.
    * Adi ibn Hatim - Companion of the Prophet Muhammad Sallaho Alehy Wassallam during his time.
    * Ahmad Rashad - Emmy award-winning sportscaster (mostly with NBC Sports) and former American football wide receiver.
    * Ahmed Santos - Filipino, fugitive, founder of the Rajah Solaiman Movement & suspected by Filipino authorities to be an Al Qaeda operative converted from Catholicism
    * Ahmad Thomson - British barrister and writer and also a member of the Murabitun movement.
    * Akhenaton - French rapper and producer of French hip hop.
    * Alexander Litvinenko - former FSB officer converted to Islam on his deathbed.
    * Alexander Russell Webb - Former Presbyterian. American journalist, newspaper owner, and former Consul-General of the U.S.A. in the Philippines.
    * AndrĂ© Carson - former Baptist, second Muslim to serve the United States Congress.
    * Art Blakey - American Jazz musician
    * Aukai Collins - fought in Chechnya, paid FBI informant, author of an autobiographical book
    * Anthony Mundine - former Australian rugby league player for the St George Illawarra Dragons and now a boxer

Converted to Islam From Judaism

    * Rashid-al-Din Hamadani - 13th century Persian physician
    * Sultan Rafi Sharif Bey (Yale Singer) - a pioneer in the development of Islamic culture in the United States.
    * Tali Fahima - Israeli left-wing activist, convicted of aiding Palestinian terrorists. Converted to Islam in Umm al-Fahm in June 10.
    * Yaqub ibn Killis - 10th century Egyptian vizier under the Fatimids.

Converted to Islam From Buddhism

    * Dr.Periyar Dasan - Now Dr.Abdullah.
    * Sarah Malini Perera - Sri Lankan housemaid living in Bahrain who was arrested in Sri Lanka for publishing a book condemning Buddhism and upholding extremist Islam funded by Islamic extremists.
    * Tarmashirin - Khan of the Chagatai Khanate following Duwa Timur.
    * Hussein Ye - An Islamic scholar of Chinese descent whose lectures are frequently aired on Peace TV.

Converted to Islam From Hinduism

    * Murshid Quli Khan - the Mughal governor of Bengal.
    * Malik Kafur - Indian military general.
    * Malik Maqbul - Prime Minister or Wazir of the Delhi Sultanate, during the reign of Feroz Shah Tughlaq.
    * Abdul Wahid Pedersen - Danish cleric.
    * Rama Varma Kulashekhara - Purportedly the first Indian king to accept Islam
    * Muhammed Yusuf Khan - Born Maruthanayagam Pillai, he converted to Islam and later served as Commandant for the British East India Company troops.

Converted to Islam From Paganism

    * Berke - grandson of Genghis Khan and leader of the Golden Horde who was the first Mongol ruler to establish Islam in a Mongol state.
    * David Myatt - from Paganism, former Neo-Nazi-activist
    * Negudar - Mongol general and noyan
    * Nogai Khan - Mongol general and great-grandson of Genghis Khan.
    * Samori Ture - founder of the Wassoulou Empire who resisted French rule in West Africa.
    * Sultan Satuq Bughra Khan - 9th century Uyghur ruler who was one of the first Turks to convert to Islam.
    * Tuda Mengu - Mongol leader of the Golden Horde
    * Tughlugh Timur - the Khan of Moghulistan.

Converted to Islam From Sikhism

    * Ubaidullah Sindhi - religious leader and political activist has changed his religion Sikhism to Islam.

Converted to Islam From Zoroastrianism

    * Abdullah Ibn al-Muqaffa - author and translator of Kalila wa Dimna from Middle Persian.
    * Naubakht - Pahlavi translator of the Abassid court.
    * Fadl ibn Sahl - Persian vizier of the Abassid era.
    * Rattanbai Petit - second wife of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan
    * Saman Khuda - founder of the Samanid dynasty, one of the first native Persian dynasties in the Middle East and Central Asia after the collapse of the Sassanids.
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