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Abdul Rasul Sayyaf

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Abdulrab Rasul Sayyaf ( (listen) ahb-DOOL rə-SOOL sy-YAHF; Pashto: عبدالرسول سیاف; born 1946) is an exiled Afghan politician and former mujahideen commander. He took part in the war against the Marxist–Leninist People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) government in the 1980s, leading the Afghan mujahideen faction Ittehad-al-Islami (Islamic Union). Compared to other Afghan mujahideen leaders, Sayyaf was closely tied with international mujahideen from the Arab world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdul Rasul Sayyaf has received more than 241,071 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Abdul Rasul Sayyaf is the 12,325th most popular politician, the 91st most popular biography from Afghanistan and the 64th most popular Afghan Politician.

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Among politicians, Abdul Rasul Sayyaf ranks 12,325 out of 15,577Before him are Alexandre Trauner, Eusebio Ayala, Júlio Prestes, Juan Bautista Sacasa, Adelaide of Holland, and Newt Gingrich. After him are Mikhail Illarionovich Vorontsov, Argaeus II of Macedon, Georg Friedrich von Martens, Lambert Simnel, Marduk-zakir-shumi I, and Uglješa Mrnjavčević.

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Among people born in 1946, Abdul Rasul Sayyaf ranks 346Before him are Ron Kovic, Frank Marshall, Joel Camargo, Gitte Hænning, Keith Mitchell, and Barry Hulshoff. After him are Valentina Tolkunova, Ricky Hui, Zsuzsa Koncz, Wubbo Ockels, Rabah Saâdane, and S. P. Balasubrahmanyam.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Abdul Rasul Sayyaf ranks 91 out of 145Before him are Shah Shujah Durrani (1785), Akhtar Mansour (1968), Ayub Khan (1857), Ali Hujwiri (1009), Unsuri (980), and Farrukhi Sistani (980). After him are Meena Keshwar Kamal (1956), Malalai of Maiwand (1861), Abdul Qadir (1944), Mahmud Tarzi (1865), Amr ibn al-Layth (null), and Sima Samar (1957).

Among POLITICIANS In Afghanistan

Among politicians born in Afghanistan, Abdul Rasul Sayyaf ranks 64Before him are Heliocles I (-200), Demetrius I of Bactria (-300), Amrullah Saleh (1972), Shah Shujah Durrani (1785), Akhtar Mansour (1968), and Ayub Khan (1857). After him are Abdul Qadir (1944), Mahmud Tarzi (1865), Amr ibn al-Layth (null), Sima Samar (1957), Mohammed Fahim (1957), and Sultan Ali Keshtmand (1935).