|Origin: Turkish < Arabic|
|YUSUF ISLAM, Born STEVEN DEMETRE GEORGIOU, the son of a Greek Cypriot father and Swedish mother, YUSUF ISLAM grew up above the family|
shop in Londonís theatre district. As CAT STEVENS he became one of the top pop singers of the 1960ies and 70ies. Following a bout of TB early in his career
he undertook an ongoing search for peace and ultimate spiritual truth. After almost drowning in the Pacific Ocean at Malibu he received a translation of
the Qur'an as a gift from his elder brother, David. His spiritual quest for answers was fulfilled and he embraced Islam in December, 1977
YUSUF ASLAN, Turkish photographer. Exhibition in Goethe-Institute Izmir, 2005
YUSUF M. ADAMU, university teacher lectoring geography in Kano, Nigeria,
YUSUF YERKEL, aide of Turkish Prime Minister Erdogar. He kicked a man demostrating after the mine disaster of Soma, a picture thet went round the world.