Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni

1907 - 1948

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Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni (Arabic: عبد القادر الحسيني), also spelled Abd al-Qader al-Husseini (1907 – 8 April 1948) was a Palestinian Arab nationalist and fighter who in late 1933 founded the secret militant group known as the Organization for Holy Struggle (Munathamat al-Jihad al-Muqaddas), which he and Hasan Salama commanded as the Army of the Holy War (Jaysh al-Jihad al-Muqaddas) during the 1936–1939 Arab revolt and during the 1948 war. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni has received more than 149,455 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni is the 8,128th most popular politician (up from 8,348th in 2019), the 179th most popular biography from Israel (down from 165th in 2019) and the 67th most popular Israeli Politician.

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Among politicians, Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni ranks 8,128 out of 15,710Before him are Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, Ulrik Frederik Gyldenløve, Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, Floris II, Count of Holland, Aioulf, and Mahinda Rajapaksa. After him are Achille Varzi, R. Budd Dwyer, Anjang of Goguryeo, Karl Thopia, Morteza Motahhari, and Mstislav of Chernigov.

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Among people born in 1907, Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni ranks 121Before him are Annabella, Max Pauly, Daigoro Kondo, Ayub Khan, Pierre Pflimlin, and Enrique Líster. After him are Mihail Sebastian, Víctor Paz Estenssoro, Yves Allégret, Ernesto Mascheroni, Roberto Cherro, and Violette Leduc. Among people deceased in 1948, Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni ranks 75Before him are Sabahattin Ali, Kâzım Karabekir, Georgios Tsolakoglou, Harry Dexter White, Fred Niblo, and Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din. After him are Achille Varzi, Archduke Peter Ferdinand of Austria, Edith Roosevelt, Karl Valentin, Pavel Rybalko, and Monteiro Lobato.

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Among people born in Israel, Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni ranks 179 out of 389Before him are Wadie Haddad (1927), Gali Atari (1953), Arnon Milchan (1944), Daliah Lavi (1942), Meir Amit (1921), and Eliyahu M. Goldratt (1947). After him are Hillel Slovak (1962), Ahmed Jibril (1938), Reuven Shiloah (1909), Talal Abu-Ghazaleh (1938), Alice of Champagne (1196), and Eliahu Inbal (1936).


Among politicians born in Israel, Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni ranks 67Before him are Al-Hafiz (1074), Yael Dayan (1939), Taqi al-Din al-Nabhani (1909), Dirk III, Count of Holland (982), Rafael Eitan (1929), and Meir Amit (1921). After him are Ahmed Jibril (1938), Reuven Shiloah (1909), Hugh I of Cyprus (1194), Ron Huldai (1944), Peter I, Count of Alençon (1251), and Moshe Ya'alon (1950).