Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan

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Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan ibn al-Hakam (Arabic: عبد الملك ابن مروان ابن الحكم, 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. 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan has received more than 946,914 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan is the 509th most popular politician (up from 603rd in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia and the 6th 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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Among politicians, Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan ranks 509 out of 15,710Before him are Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor, Menes, Gideon, António Guterres, Patrice Lumumba, and Geronimo. After him are Georges Clemenceau, Thutmose I, George II of Great Britain, Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor, Robert Mugabe, and Menachem Begin.

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Among people born in 646, Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan ranks 1After him are Gudula and Tonyukuk. Among people deceased in 705, Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan ranks 2Before him is Wu Zetian. After him are Pope John VI, Leontios, Tiberius III, 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 17 out of 222Before him are Muawiyah I (603), Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), Hasan ibn Ali (624), Osama bin Laden (1957), Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924), and Bilal ibn Rabah (580). After him are Malik ibn Anas (711), Aminah (557), Umar II (682), Ja'far al-Sadiq (702), Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548), and Ibn Saud (1875).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan ranks 6Before him are Umar (585), Uthman (574), Muawiyah I (603), Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), and Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924). After him are Umar II (682), Ibn Saud (1875), Marwan I (623), Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580), Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906), and Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921).