Shah Hussain (1538–1599) was a Punjabi Sufi poet who is regarded as a Sufi saint. He was the son of Sheikh Usman, a weaver, and belonged to the Dhudha clan of Rajputs. He was born in Lahore (present-day Pakistan). He is considered a pioneer of the Kafi form of Punjabi poetry.
Shah Hussain Hotaki,(Pashto, Persian, Urdu, Arabic:), son of Mirwais Hotak, was the fifth and final ruler of the Hotaki dynasty. An ethnic Pashtun (Afghan) from the Ghilzai tribe, he succeeded to the throne after the death of his brother Mahmud Hotaki in 1725. While his cousin Ashraf ruled Greater Persia from Isfahan, Hussain ruled the Afghanistan region from Kandahar.