Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan

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Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan ibn al-Hakam (Arabic: عَبْد الْمَلِك ٱبْن مَرْوَان ٱبْن الْحَكَم, romanized: ʿAbd al-Malik ibn Marwān ibn al-Ḥakam; July/August 644 or June/July 647 – 9 October 705) was the fifth Umayyad caliph, ruling from April 685 until his death in October 705. A member of the first generation of born Muslims, his early life in Medina was occupied with pious pursuits. He held administrative and military posts under Caliph Mu'awiya I (r. 661–680), founder of the Umayyad Caliphate, and his own father, Caliph Marwan I (r. 684–685). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan has received more than 1,255,432 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan is the 535th most popular politician (up from 567th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 22nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Saudi Arabian Politician.

Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan was the fifth caliph of the Umayyad dynasty. He is most famous for his role in expanding the Islamic empire and building the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem.

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Over the past year Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan has had the most page views in the with 363,368 views, followed by English (193,835), and Persian (79,022). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Uyghur (344.94%), Portuguese (296.88%), and Russian (173.78%)


Among politicians, Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan ranks 535 out of 19,576Before him are Herbert Hoover, Tahmasp I, Friedrich Ebert, Emperor Jimmu, Umberto II of Italy, and Philip V of France. After him are Agrippina the Younger, Ertuğrul, Theodosius II, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Abd al-Rahman III, and Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury.

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Among people born in 646, Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan ranks 1After him are Tonyukuk, and Gudula. Among people deceased in 705, Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan ranks 2Before him is Wu Zetian. After him are Pope John VI, Tiberius III, Leontios, Lambert of Maastricht, Alpaida, and Aldfrith of Northumbria.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan ranks 24 out of 354Before him are Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924), Ja'far al-Sadiq (702), Ibn Saud (1875), Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib (570), Malik ibn Anas (711), and Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539). After him are Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659), Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548), Abd al-Muttalib (497), Abu Hurairah (600), Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594), and Abū Lahab (549).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan ranks 8Before him are Uthman (574), Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), Muawiyah I (603), Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924), Ibn Saud (1875), and Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib (570). After him are Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594), Abū Lahab (549), Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah (582), Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580), Abdullah I of Jordan (1882), and Marwan I (623).