Abd al-Rahman IV

1000 - 1018

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Abd ar-Rahman IV Mortada (Arabic: عبد الرحمن المرتضى, romanized: ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān al-Murtaḍā) was the Caliph of Córdoba in the Umayyad dynasty in Al-Andalus, succeeding Sulayman ibn al-Hakam, in 1018. That same year, he was murdered at Cadiz while fleeing from a battle in which he had been deserted by the very supporters which had brought him into power. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abd al-Rahman IV has received more than 6,690 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Abd al-Rahman IV is the 5,765th most popular politician (down from 5,327th in 2019), the 536th most popular biography from Spain (down from 478th in 2019) and the 196th most popular Spanish Politician.

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Among politicians, Abd al-Rahman IV ranks 5,765 out of 15,710Before him are Al-Qa'im, Countess Louise Henriette of Nassau, Ar-Rashid, Saitō Makoto, Dongcheon of Goguryeo, and Yao Wenyuan. After him are Takeo Fukuda, Kijūrō Shidehara, Æthelberht of Kent, Ingenuus, Charlotte Bonaparte, and Friedrich Kellner.

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Among people born in 1000, Abd al-Rahman IV ranks 21Before him are Ibn al-Nadim, Lothair II of Italy, Bardas Skleros, Antipope Gregory VI, Marquess of Beixiang, and Kenneth III of Scotland. After him are Rozala of Italy, Sulayman ibn al-Hakam, Vazul, Jaromír, Duke of Bohemia, Ali ibn Hammud al-Nasir, and Adalbert of Hamburg. Among people deceased in 1018, Abd al-Rahman IV ranks 5Before him are Harald II of Denmark, Thietmar of Merseburg, Ivan Vladislav of Bulgaria, and Antipope Gregory VI. After him are Henry I, Margrave of Austria, Ali ibn Hammud al-Nasir, and Ad-Darazi.

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Among people born in Spain, Abd al-Rahman IV ranks 536 out of 2,595Before him are María Casares (1922), Jabir ibn Aflah (1100), Queen Letizia of Spain (1972), Federico Mompou (1893), Al-Mundhir of Córdoba (842), and Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás (1900). After him are Maslama al-Majriti (950), Hisham III of Córdoba (975), Sebastián de Belalcázar (1480), Infanta Cristina of Spain (1965), Luis Ramírez de Lucena (1475), and Luis Ocaña (1945).


Among politicians born in Spain, Abd al-Rahman IV ranks 196Before him are Philip Prospero, Prince of Asturias (1657), Hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (1057), Witteric (570), Theudigisel (500), Al-Mundhir of Córdoba (842), and Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás (1900). After him are Hisham III of Córdoba (975), Infanta Cristina of Spain (1965), Diego, Prince of Asturias (1575), Catalina de Erauso (1592), Ordoño III of León (926), and Alfonso, Prince of Asturias (1453).