Abd al-Rahman Sanchuelo

983 - 1009

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Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi (983 – 4 March 1009), nicknamed Sanchol ('little Sancho', Sanchuelo to later historians), was the ʿĀmirid hajib (chief minister) of the Caliphate of Córdoba under Caliph Hisham II from October 1008, at a time when actual power in the caliphate was vested in the hajib. The Caliph nominated him as heir a month later, but he was deposed by a coup the following February. He was killed some weeks later during a vain attempt to regain power. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abd al-Rahman Sanchuelo has received more than 58,721 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Abd al-Rahman Sanchuelo is the 8,390th most popular politician, the 766th most popular biography from Spain and the 261st most popular Spanish Politician.

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Among politicians, Abd al-Rahman Sanchuelo ranks 8,390 out of 19,576Before him are King An of Zhou, Amir Kabir, Mulatu Teshome, Srinagarindra, Laura Chinchilla, and Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed. After him are Svein Knutsson, Grigory Petrovsky, Franz Six, Arturo Alessandri, Theodemir, and Roger of Salerno.

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Among people born in 983, Abd al-Rahman Sanchuelo ranks 3Before him are Mstislav of Chernigov, and Anthony of Kiev. After him is Odo II, Count of Blois. Among people deceased in 1009, Abd al-Rahman Sanchuelo ranks 7Before him are Pope John XVIII, Bruno of Querfurt, Ibn Yunus, Mokjong of Goryeo, Pietro II Orseolo, and Tilopa.

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Among people born in Spain, Abd al-Rahman Sanchuelo ranks 766 out of 3,355Before him are Chus Lampreave (1930), Idris al-Ma'mun (1186), Muhammad V of Granada (1339), Ramón Calderón (1951), Luis de Milán (1500), and Antonio de Pereda (1611). After him are Leopoldo Alas (1852), Margaret of Prades (1395), Manuel Valls (1962), Ignacio Zoco (1939), Francesc Eiximenis (1330), and Eulogius of Córdoba (810).