YUSUF

 
Gender: Male
 
Origin: Turkish < Arabic
 
 
Namebearer:
 
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.
 

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