This is a list of famous people from the province of Sulu, a group of islands in western MIndanao, south of the Philippines. They are arranged by town and if the town is unknown, they are listed under “Unclassified”.
Hadji Panglima Tahil
Yusop Jikiri – Politician; Former Governor
Abdusakur “Sakur” Mahail Tan – Governor, Former Congressman
Kerkhar S. Tan – Mayor
Hussin Ututalum Amin – Former Congressman and Mayor
Kerima Polotan-Tuvera – Writer, Journalist
Leonor Orosa-Goquingco – National Artist in creative dance
Rosalinda Wee – Entrepreneur, Founder of W Group
Santanina Rasul – Former Senator
Abdulmunir Arbison – Congressman
Jamalul ibni Punjungan Kiram III – Former member of the Philippine Olympic Committee; A self-proclaimed sultan and former senatorial candidate.
Al-Frazier S. Abdurajak – Mayor
Nur Misuari – Founder, Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF)
See also: Sulu History, Geography and Economy