*Maj. Gen. Mohammed Siad Barre, 21 year President of Somalia 1969-1991.
*Sultan Mohamoud Dhore, king of Jubbaland
*Sheikh Mohamed Mohamoud, Father of the Somali constitution
*Emir Ahmed Gurey, Legendary Conqueror of Abyssynia.
*Aden Shire Jama "Law", Organized first Somali elections
*Abdikarim Gelle Bayr, The Computer Scientist and Literature.
*Dr. Mohamed Mohamud Jango'an, Somali interior minister
*Dr. Abdulrahman Jama Barre, Somali interior and foreign ministers
*Dr. Abdiqadir H. Mohammed, Chairman of the Somali Social Committee
*Fatimo Isaak Bihi, First Somali female ambassador, Ambassador to Geneva, Director of the African Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
*Muraayed Garaad, President of the Somali Women Organization
*Ahmed Farah Ali 'Idaja', Most renowned Somali-language literarian
*Shire Jama Ahmed, Invented the Somali script
*Dr. Warsame Indholey, Director of the Somali Developmental Crash Program, oversaw the successful Somali literacy campaign
*Mohammoud Jama -- The Governor of the Somali Banks
*Gen Osman Aingail, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department
*Lt. Colonel Mohammed Samatar -- Head of Military Intelligence
*Col. Ali Mataan Hashi, pioneer Somali airplane pilot and Siad Barre's National Security Advisor
*Haji Hussein Mohammed, President of the Somali Airlines
*Abdulkadir Toor, Director of the Agency for Theatre and Films
*Abdiqadir Hersi Yam-Yam, prominent Somali poet and scholar
*Khadija Abdulahi "Dalays", First national Somali female singer
*Dr.Mohammed Sheikh Adden, premier Somali intellectual and former head of Somali Technological Development, Minister of Information, Minister of Education, Head of the Ideology Bureau SRRC
*Dr. Ali Kanini, first internationally certified Somali doctor
*Abdulahi Haji, broadcaster and longest-serving chief editor with the Somali BBC.
*Yusuf Ali Nuur, Chairman of the Somali Defence and Security Committee
*Col. Barre Adan Shire Hiiraale, Minister for Resettlement and Reconstruction, 2004-
*Mohamoud Sayid Addan, Minister for National Assets and Procurement, 2004-
*Gen Omar Hashi Massaleh, former Somali Minister of Defense, former Chairman of SNF
*Col. Mohammed Nur Sharee -- Chief Adviser of President Siad Barre
*Gen. Ali Hure Loyan, commander of Somali Police Forces, 2004-
*Gen Abdirahman Hussein -- Commander of the Militia Forces
*Col. Abdirizak Isaak Biixi, head of Parliamentary Committee on Security, former Chairman of SNF
*Col. Hashi Mohamed Guled (Shiino), architect of national law and military enforcement
*Eng. Hussein Faray, governor of Gedo Region.
*Yusuf Ibrahim, Mayor of Mogadishu
*Dr. Haji Macaliin, International renowned scientist