Abdus Salam

Full name: 
Mohammad Abdus Salam
Arabic name: 
محمد عبد السلام
Date of birth: 
26 Jan, 1926
Date of death: 
21 Nov, 1996

Mohammad Abdus Salam was a Pakistani theoretical physicist who, when he shared the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics for his contribution to electroweak unification, became the first and only Pakistani to receive a Nobel Prize and also the first Muslim to win a Nobel Prize in science.