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Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed

1934 - 2012

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Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed (Somali: Cabdulaahi Yuusuf Axmed, Arabic: عبدالله يوسف أحمد‎; 15 December 1934 – 23 March 2012) was a Somali politician and former colonel in the Somali National Army. He was one of the founders of the Somali Salvation Democratic Front, as well as the Puntland State of Somalia, the latter of which he served as the first president. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed has received more than 280,631 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed is the 6,819th most popular politician (up from 7,184th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Somalia (down from 7th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Somali Politician.

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Among politicians, Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed ranks 6,819 out of 15,577Before him are Tughlugh Timur, Manuel Pinto da Costa, Zhang Xun, Jacob van Artevelde, Clyde Tolson, and Alexios II of Trebizond. After him are Richilde of Provence, Mohammed ben Abdallah, Alexios III of Trebizond, Anna of Brandenburg, Phraates III, and Gavril Radomir of Bulgaria.

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Among people born in 1934, Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed ranks 113Before him are Ornella Vanoni, Tony Hoare, Ken Rosewall, Kisho Kurokawa, Fredric Jameson, and Kenzo Ohashi. After him are Lucien Bianchi, Umberto Agnelli, Van Cliburn, Laila Halme, Frankie Valli, and Mohamed Ennaceur. Among people deceased in 2012, Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed ranks 91Before him are Haji Mohammad Chamkani, Meles Zenawi, Omar Suleiman, Warda Al-Jazairia, Sergio Pininfarina, and Tonino Guerra. After him are Carlo Maria Martini, Svetozar Gligorić, Vidal Sassoon, Maurice André, Daniel Inouye, and Nora Ephron.

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In Somalia

Among people born in Somalia, Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed ranks 8 out of 50Before him are Siad Barre (1919), Waris Dirie (1965), Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi (1506), Hassan Gouled Aptidon (1916), Ali Mahdi Muhammad (1939), and Iman (1955). After him are Aden Adde (1908), Abdirashid Shermarke (1919), Nur Hassan Hussein (1937), Muse Bihi Abdi (1948), Mohammed Abdullah Hassan (1856), and Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (1955).

Among POLITICIANS In Somalia

Among politicians born in Somalia, Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed ranks 6Before him are Mohamed Farrah Aidid (1934), Siad Barre (1919), Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi (1506), Hassan Gouled Aptidon (1916), and Ali Mahdi Muhammad (1939). After him are Aden Adde (1908), Abdirashid Shermarke (1919), Nur Hassan Hussein (1937), Muse Bihi Abdi (1948), Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (1955), and Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (1962).