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Abd el-Krim

1882 - 1963

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Muhammad ibn Abd al-Karim al-Khattabi (Arabic: محمد بن عبد الكريم الخطابي; Tarifit: Muḥend n Ɛabd Krim Lxeṭṭabi, ⵎⵓⵃⵏⴷ ⵏ ⵄⴰⴱⴷⵍⴽⵔⵉⵎ ⴰⵅⵟⵟⴰⴱ), better known as Abd el-Krim (1882/1883, Ajdir, Morocco – 6 February 1963, Cairo, Egypt) was a Moroccan political and military leader and the President of the Republic of the Rif. He and his brother M'Hammad led a large-scale revolt by a coalition of Riffian tribes against French and Spanish colonization of the Rif, in Morocco. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abd el-Krim has received more than 359,527 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Abd el-Krim is the 1,031st most popular politician (up from 1,114th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Morocco (up from 6th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Moroccan Politician.

Abd el-Krim is most famous for his leadership of the Rif War, a nationalist uprising against colonial rule in Morocco.

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Among politicians, Abd el-Krim ranks 1,031 out of 15,577Before him are Nabonidus, Frederick V of the Palatinate, Xiang Yu, Dzhokhar Dudayev, Harald Bluetooth, and Wangari Maathai. After him are Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, Nestor, Trygve Lie, Zeno, Isabel Martínez de Perón, and Christian I of Denmark.

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Among people born in 1882, Abd el-Krim ranks 21Before him are Günther von Kluge, Melanie Klein, Kurt von Schleicher, Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, Umberto Boccioni, and Edward Hopper. After him are Abdullah I of Jordan, Mohammad Mosaddegh, James Franck, Zoltán Kodály, Rodolfo Graziani, and Charles Ponzi. Among people deceased in 1963, Abd el-Krim ranks 13Before him are Aldous Huxley, Lee Harvey Oswald, Robert Schuman, Tristan Tzara, Ngo Dinh Diem, and C. S. Lewis. After him are Paul Hindemith, Nâzım Hikmet, Francis Poulenc, Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, Sylvia Plath, and Theodor Heuss.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Abd el-Krim ranks 5 out of 198Before him are Ibn Battuta (1304), Jean Reno (1948), Abdelaziz Bouteflika (1937), and Hassan II of Morocco (1929). After him are Just Fontaine (1933), Ismail Ibn Sharif (1646), Mohammed V of Morocco (1909), Nathalie Delon (1941), Alain Badiou (1937), Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), and Ahmad al-Mansur (1549).

Among POLITICIANS In Morocco

Among politicians born in Morocco, Abd el-Krim ranks 3Before him are Abdelaziz Bouteflika (1937) and Hassan II of Morocco (1929). After him are Ismail Ibn Sharif (1646), Mohammed V of Morocco (1909), Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), Ahmad al-Mansur (1549), Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur (1160), Yusef of Morocco (1882), Ibn Tumart (1097), Abu Yaqub Yusuf (1138), and Jean-Luc Mélenchon (1951).