This is a list of notable people from Haryana.
- Dr. Sarup Singh (1917–2003), Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi (1971–74), Governor of Gujarat and Kerala.
- Prof.(Dr.) K. C. Yadav
- Dr. Brijendra Kumar Rao, Padma Bhushan, former chairman of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi and member of Medical Council of India
- Dr. Bhim Singh Dahiya, Vice Chancellor, Kurukshetra University (1993-96).
- J.B. Chaudhary.
- Prof. J. P. Yadav, Vice Chancellor, Indira Gandhi University, Rewari
- Prof. Ramesh Kumar Yadava, Vice Chancellor, Baba Mastnath University
- Dayachand Mayna
- Preeti Singh
- Murari Lal Sharma (Neeras)
- Pandit Lakhmi Chand, Surya Kavi Of Haryana
- Ram Swarup
Arts, entertainment, and films
Juhi Chawla, actress
Sunil Dutt (1930-2015), actor
Actors and models
- Manushi Chhillar, is an Indian model from Sonipat and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss World 2017
- Dayachand Mayna, was an actor, songwriter, poet, singer who wrote many raagni, songs, Saang, Kissas, he was from Mayna (Rohtak)
- Satish Kaushik, born in Dhanoda Mahendergarh
- Jagat Jakhar was a Haryanvi film actor famous as hero of the Haryanvi movie Chandrawal.
- Jaideep Ahlawat, born in Village Kharkara Rohtak.
- Parul Gulati , born in Rohtak is an Indian actress who has appeared mainly in Punjabi movies
- Juhi Chawla, born in Ambala is an Indian actress who appears mainly in Bollywood films.
- Baje Bhagat, was very famous classical singer of Haryanvi Dialects.
- Mallika Sherawat, born in Rohtak is an Indian actress who appears mainly in Bollywood films.
- Manish Joshi Bismil, born in Hisar is a theatre actor, director, puppeteer and magician.
- Om Puri, born in Ambala.
- Parineeti Chopra, born in Ambala.
- Rajkummar Rao, born in Gurgaon.
- Randeep Hooda, born in Jaseya, Rohtak.
- Srishti Rana Born in Faridabad is an Indian beauty queen.
- Sunil Dutt from Mandoli in Yamuna Nagar district
- Usha Sharma - a Haryanvi film actress famous as heroine of the Haryanvi movie Chandrawal.
- Yash Tonk, born in Sonipat.
- Yashpal Sharma (actor), born in Hisar.
- Mohit Ahlawat (actor)
- Sunil Grover, born in mandi Dabwali, Sirsa.
- Parvinder Singh (Haryanvi Youtuber), Born in Charkhi Dadri
- Sohit Soni is an Indian actor from Fridabad.
- CarryMinati is an Indian YouTuber, born in Faridabad.
Arts and architecture
Singers and writers
- Dayachand Mayna was a songwriter, poet, singer who wrote many raagni, songs, Saang, Kissas, he was from Mayna (Rohtak)
- Baje Bhagat was a songwriter, poet, singer who wrote many ragni, songs, he was from sisana village, sonipat.
- Gajendra Verma is a Sirsa-born composer and playback singer
- Ghulam Farid Sabri Qawwal, a leading member of the Sabri Brothers/Qawwali Group. He was born in 1930 Kalyana, Rohtak, Haryana/East Punjab.
- Pandit Jasraj is a Hisar born classical singer of Mewati gharana style
- Pandit Lakhmi Chand, Surya Kavi Of Haryana
- Sonu Nigam, born in Faridabad.
- Zohrabai Ambalewali (1918-1990), Born in Ambala, Indian classical singer and playback singer in Hindi cinema in the 1930s and 40s.
- Lalit Pandit, Bollywood composer
- Jatin Pandit, Bollywood composer
- Sanjay Saini Sanju, Movie Writer
- Alhar Bikaneri
- Sardar Anjum
- Baje Bhagat
- Lakhmi Chand
- Hari Singh Dilbar
- Altaf Hussain Hali
- Uday Bhanu Hans
- Dayachand Mayna
- Ghulam Bhik Nairang
- Murari Lal Sharma (Neeras)
- Samartha Vashishtha
- Sajida Zaidi
- Kashmiri Lal Zakir
- Nasir Kazmi
- Saghar Siddiqui
- Baba Ramdev from Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, born in Mahendragarh.
- O.P. Jindal, Former Member of Parliament, Haryana Power Minister, Founder — Jindal Group of Companies, hailing from Hissar
- Sajjan Jindal, industrialist son of O.P. Jindal, hailing from Hisar, India.
- Subhash Chandra, Founder Zee TV, Chairman ESSEL Group.
- Sameer Gehlaut one of India's youngest self-made billionaire at just 34 years of age
- Naveen Jindal Former Member of Parliament & Chairman of Jindal Steel and Power Limited.
- Savitri Jindal Former Minister, Haryana Government & Chairman OP Jindal Group.
- Adityavardhana, King of Thanesar
- Anangpal Tomar, king of Tomara dynasty
- Harsha, king of North India
- Hemu Bhargav, King of Delhi
- Prabhakaravardhana, king of North India
- Rajyavardhana, king of North India
- Rao Tula Ram, King of Rewari
- Rao Gopal Dev, king of Rewari
- General Deepak Kapoor, Chief of the Army Staff (India) 2007–10.
- General VK Singh, Chief of the Army Staff (India) 2010–12.
- General Dalbir Singh Suhag, Chief of the Army Staff (India) 2014–2016, born in Bishan village, Jhajjar, Haryana
- Lt. General J.B.S.Yadava, Deputy Chief of the Army Staff (India) 2002-05.
- Major general Rao Farman Ali Khan, born 1923 in, Rohtak, Haryana/East Punjab,(Unit: 26th Field Artillery Regiment, Pak Army). He fought World War-II, Indo-Pak war 47,65,71
- Hon. Captain Umrao Singh Yadav (1920–2005), born in Palra, Jhajjar, recipient of Victoria Cross (VC).
- Brigadier Rai Singh Yadav, Maha Vir Chakra, Hero of Nathu La and Cho La clashes.
- Lt.Colonel Hoshiar Singh, born in Sisana, Sonipat, recipient of Param Vir Chakra (1971 war).
- Lieutenant Colonel Dharam Singh was born on 10 July 1910 in village Badesara, Bhiwani district, Haryana. For his gallantry he received the Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) on 8 November 1948.
- Lance Naik Hari Singh was born on 26 September 1920 in Badanpur village, Jind district, Haryana. For his gallantry he was awarded the Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) on 17 March 1948.
- Subedar Richhpal Ram (20 August 1899 – 12 February 1941), born in Barda, Mahendragarh, recipient of Victoria Cross (VC) on 4 July 1941.
- Commodore Babru Bhan Yadav, Maha Vir Chakra, Leading Indian Navy officer In Operation Trident operation of the Indian Navy that attacked Karachi, Pakistan. in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.
- Petty Officer Chiman Singh Yadav, Maha Vir Chakra, Operation Cactus Lily, Indo-Pakistan War of 1971
- Major Mohit Sharma (Ashok Chakra winner 2009)
- Subedar Sujjan Singh (Ashok Chakra Winner 1994)
- Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan - 1st Prime Minister of Pakistan, 1st Foreign Minister of Pakistan, 1st Defence Minister of Pakistan & 1st Finance Minister of India. He born (1 October 1895) in Karnal, Haryana/East Punjab.
- Captain Ajay Singh Yadav, Chairman of Indian National Congress O.B.C.Cell, Former Cabinet Minister of Haryana
- Abhimanyu Sindhu - BJP National Secretary and BJP National Spokesperson
- Arvind Kejriwal, from Hisar, Haryana, the Chief Minister of Delhi.
- Ashok Tanwar former National President of NSUI and Indian Youth Congress, Ex.MP from Sirsa and currently the president of Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee.
- Avtar Singh Bhadana born in Faridabad is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Faridabad constituency of Haryana and is a prominent leader of Gurjars and a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party.
- B. D. Sharma, first Chief Minister of the state
- Bansi Lal, former Chief Minister of Haryana, former Railway Minister of India
- Bhajan Lal, former Chief Minister of Haryana.
- Bhupinder Singh Hooda, born in rohtak. is an Indian politician and leader of the Indian National Congress who has been Chief Minister of Haryana since March 2005.
- Chaudhary Khurshid Ahmed (born 1934), lawyer in the Supreme Court of India and a politician who has served as the Member of Parliament from the Faridabad, Lok Sabha Constituency in Haryana.
- Chaudhary Rahim Khan (born 1923), a politician who has served as the Member of Parliament from the Faridabad, Lok Sabha Constituency in Haryana.
- Devi Lal, former Chief Minister of Haryana, 6th Deputy Prime Minister of India
- Dinesh Kaushik (born 1960), Member of Legislative Assembly from Pundri, Haryana and social activist.
- Babu Mool Chand Jain, PWD, B&R Minister (1956), Finance Minister (1967 & 1978), Leader of the Opposition (1980-1982), Deputy Chairman Planning Board (1987-1989)
- Om Prakash Chautala Former Chief Minister of Haryana, son of Devi Lal
- Rana Muhammad Iqbal Khan__Born in Karnal, Haryana/East Punjab, 9th & 10th(current)Speaker Provincial Assembly of the Punjab.
- Rana Phool Muhammad Khan__Born in Karnal, Haryana/East Punjab, Best Politician.Founder of Phool Nagar
- Rao Birender Singh, Former Union Cabinet Minister of India, Second Chief Minister of Haryana.
- Rao Inderjit Singh, Union Cabinet Minister of India (MOS-Independent Charge)
- Rao Hashim Khan Born in Balyali Village, Bawani Kheda tehsil, Bhiwani district, Haryana/East Punjab.
- Rao Muhammad Afzal Khan, Born in 1925 in Kalanaur, Rohtak District, Haryana/East Punjab.
- Rao Sikandar Iqbal, from Kalanaur, Haryana/East Punjab, 25th Defence Minister of Pakistan from 2002 to 2007.
- Sagar Ram Gupta, from Bhiwani, Haryana. He is a two time MLA and Cabinet Minister of Haryana.
- Sushma Swaraj, born in Ambala. She is a former Union Cabinet Minister of India and a former Chief Minister of Delhi. She was the country's youngest Cabinet Minister at 25 years of age (1977).
- Om Prakash Dhankar (born 1961), Haryana politician, President BJP Kisan Morcha
- H. R. Bhardwaj, (born 1937), former Governor of Karnataka state from 2009 to 2014 and Union Cabinet Minister of the Ministry of Law and Justice (India) from 2004 to 2009 in the cabinet of Manmohan Singh, born in Rohtak district.
- D.P. Vats, Politician from Haryana.
- Ram Bilas Sharma (politician)
- Gopal Goyal Kanda MLA of Sirsa district and member of Haryana Legislative Assembly.
Revolutionaries and freedom fighters
- Sir Chhotu Ram (1881–1945).
- Deshbandhu Gupta (1901-1951), independence campaigner
- Dharam Singh Hayatpur, revolutionary leader.
- Nihal Singh Takshak also former Education Inspector with Birla Institute Pilani.
- Ranbir Singh Hooda, Member of the first Constituent Assembly that framed Indian Constitution. Died 2009.
- Rao Tula Ram, revolutionary leader in 1857 revolt from Rewari district.
- Seth Chhaju Ram
- Babu Mool Chand Jain, Jailed for Individual Civil Disobedience Movement (1941), Quit India Movement (1942).
- Pandit Neki Ram Sharma, Freedom fighter and Haryana Kesari
- Neeraj Chopra, Javelin thrower
- Dinesh Kumar, born in Bhiwani.
- Jagdish Singh, born in Bhiwani.
- Manoj Kumar, born in Rajound, Kaithal district.
- Vijender Singh, born in Bhiwani.
- Vikas Krishan Yadav, born in Singhwa Khas, Hisar district.
- Manish Kaushik, born in Bhiwani
- Virender Sehwag, born in Jhajjar District
- Ajay Ratra, born in Faridabad.
- Amit Mishra
- Ashish Nehra
- Barinder Sran
- Chetan Sharma
- Joginder Sharma, born in Rohtak.
- Joginder Rao, born in Gurgaon.
- Kapil Dev, born in Haryana.
- Manvinder Bisla
- Mohit Sharma
- Nitin Saini
- Yuzvendra Chahal
- Jasjeet Kaur Handa.
- Mamta Kharab, born in Rohtak.
- Pritam Rani Siwach, born in Jharsa, Gurgaon.
- Sandeep Singh
- Sardara Singh
- Sita Gussain
- Suman Bala, born in Shahbad Markanda.
- Surinder, born in Shahbad.
- Savita Punia, born on 11 July 1990 in Jodhkan village of Sirsa district in Haryana.
- Ramesh Kumar (born 1976), Arjuna Award (2005)
- Anup Kumar (born 1983, Palra, Gurugram district), Arjuna Award (2012)
- Sunil Dabas (born Mohammadpur Majra village, Jhajjar district) coach national female Kabbadi team, Dronacharya Award (2012), Padma Shri (2014)
- Balwant Singh (volleyball), born in Kaul, Kaithal district.
- Dalel Singh Ror, born in Amin, Kurukshetra.
- Yogeshwar Dutt
- Ravi Kumar Dahiya, Sonipat district
- Bajrang Punia, Jhajjar district
- Chandgi Ram, born in Sisai, Hisar district.
- Sakshi Malik.
- Shilpi Sheoran
- Geeta Phogat, born in Bhiwani.
- Lila Ram, born in Mandola, Bhiwani district
- Suman Kundu, born in Kalwa, Jind.
- Gurvinder Singh Malhotra, Yamunanagar district
- Virender Singh, jhajjar District
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