'Abd al-Ilah

1913 - 1958

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'Abd al-Ilah of Hejaz, (Arabic: عبد الإله‎; also written Abdul Ilah or Abdullah; 14 November 1913 – 14 July 1958), was a first cousin and brother-in-law of King Ghazi of Iraq. 'Abd al-Ilah served as regent for King Faisal II from 4 April 1939 to 23 May 1953, when Faisal came of age. He also held the title of Crown Prince of Iraq from 1943.'Abd al-Ilah was killed along with the rest of the Royal Family in the 14 July Revolution in 1958 that ended the Hashemite monarchy in Iraq. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of 'Abd al-Ilah has received more than 396,531 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). 'Abd al-Ilah is the 6,176th most popular politician (up from 6,733rd in 2019), the 122nd most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 107th in 2019) and the 41st most popular Saudi Arabian Politician.

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Among politicians, 'Abd al-Ilah ranks 6,176 out of 15,710Before him are Artemisia II of Caria, Archduke Karl Salvator of Austria, Eystein II of Norway, Emperor Kazan, Christopher Lekapenos, and Chen Yi. After him are Louis Alexandre, Prince of Lamballe, Vlad Călugărul, Barham Salih, Theodore II Palaiologos, Geoffrey II, Count of Anjou, and Béla Miklós.

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Among people born in 1913, 'Abd al-Ilah ranks 94Before him are Shih Kien, Maurice Wilkes, Robert Adler, Johannes Steinhoff, Wols, and Victor Mature. After him are Wolfgang Lüth, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Heinrich Bär, Álvaro Cunhal, Pinetop Perkins, and Mary Leakey. Among people deceased in 1958, 'Abd al-Ilah ranks 46Before him are Nuri al-Said, Princess Louise of Orléans, Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, Wilhelm Zaisser, Otto Abetz, and Abul Kalam Azad. After him are Florent Schmitt, Ludwig Crüwell, Ronald Colman, Mikhail Zoshchenko, Luigi Musso, and Peter Collins.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, 'Abd al-Ilah ranks 122 out of 222Before him are Ka'b ibn al-Ashraf (600), Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr (631), Abu Darda (580), Hassan ibn Thabit (554), Al-Mughira (600), and Abul Kalam Azad (1888). After him are Abd-Allah ibn Ubayy (null), Abbad ibn Bishr (606), Isma'il ibn Ja'far (721), Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh (1943), Al-Waleed bin Talal (1955), and 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr ibn al-'As (616).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, 'Abd al-Ilah ranks 41Before him are Empress Jitō (645), Abbas I of Egypt (1816), Muqrin bin Abdulaziz (1945), Ali of Hejaz (1879), Al-Mughira (600), and Abul Kalam Azad (1888). After him are Abd-Allah ibn Ubayy (null), Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh (1943), Saad Hariri (1970), Mohammad bin Salman (1985), Muhammad bin Nayef (1959), and Sultan bin Salman Al Saud (1956).