- Maulana Habibur Rahman Azmi was very popular Islamic Scholar belongs to mau distric . He wrote many books and Madina university using his books in their courses.
- Shyam Narayan Pandey one of the most famous hindi poet of Indian history belongs to Mau and he was from the village Dumroun.
- Kalpnath Rai the former cabinet minister also belongs to Mau distric, he was from village Semari, hero also known as hero of Mau. The most famous Urdu shayar Feza ibn faizi also belongs to Mau distric.
- Late Dr Sageer Ahamad Usmani also belongs to Mau was famous doctor, from Ghosi, and he was great social workers and well known Poet also.
- The famous IPL Cricketer Kamran Khan also beongs to Mau. He is from village Nadwa Sarai. He played many matches for Rajasthan Royals.He also played famous Cricket match held on occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha on the ground of Qazi Tola in City is. Haji fukhruddin is also a well known person who belongs to Mau distric he develop many Islamic school, he has also great contribution in many social activites and opening hospitals in Mau distric.
- Dr. Nagendra Kumar Singh the Principal Scientist NRCPB, born in village Rajapur of Ghosi constituency also belongs to Mau.