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Abdur Rahman Khan

1844 - 1901

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Abdur Rahman Khan (Pashto/Dari: عبدالرحمن خان) (between 1840 and 1844 – 1 October 1901) also known by his epithets, The Iron Amir, or The Dracula Amir, was Amir of Afghanistan from 1880 to his death in 1901. He is known for uniting the country after years of internal fighting and negotiation of the Durand Line Agreement with British India.Abdur Rahman Khan was the first child and only son of Mohammad Afzal Khan, and grandson of Dost Mohammad Khan, founder of the Barakzai dynasty. Abdur Rahman Khan re-established the writ of the Afghan government after the disarray that followed the second Anglo-Afghan war. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdur Rahman Khan has received more than 682,128 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Abdur Rahman Khan is the 2,644th most popular politician (up from 3,597th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Afghanistan (down from 24th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Afghan Politician.

Abdur Rahman Khan was the Emir of Afghanistan from 1880 to 1901. He is most famous for his conquest of the Durrani Empire.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Abdur Rahman Khan ranks 2,644 out of 15,577Before him are Raymond of Poitiers, Chandragupta II, Ramsay MacDonald, Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia, Amenemhat IV, and Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf. After him are Abd al-Rahman ibn Abd Allah al-Ghafiqi, Candaules, Mario Monti, Joko Widodo, Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia, and Mithridates I of Parthia.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1844, Abdur Rahman Khan ranks 23Before him are Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Pablo de Sarasate, Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Menelik II, Muhammad Ahmad, and Friedrich Miescher. After him are Ismail Qemali, Charles-Marie Widor, Charles-Émile Reynaud, `Abdu'l-Bahá, Karl Lueger, and Julius Wellhausen. Among people deceased in 1901, Abdur Rahman Khan ranks 14Before him are William McKinley, Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, Milan I of Serbia, Charles Hermite, and Li Hongzhang. After him are Fukuzawa Yukichi, Zénobe Gramme, Gaetano Bresci, Elisha Gray, Paul Rée, and Josef Rheinberger.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Abdur Rahman Khan ranks 25 out of 145Before him are Habibullāh Kalakāni (1890), Gulbuddin Hekmatyar (1949), Nur Muhammad Taraki (1917), Abdul Rashid Dostum (1954), Ahmad Shah Durrani (1722), and Alp-Tegin (963). After him are Sibghatullah Mojaddedi (1925), Mohammad Najibullah (1947), Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād (1450), Ashraf Ghani (1949), Nur Jahan (1577), and Sultan Husayn Bayqara (1438).

Among POLITICIANS In Afghanistan

Among politicians born in Afghanistan, Abdur Rahman Khan ranks 20Before him are Habibullāh Kalakāni (1890), Gulbuddin Hekmatyar (1949), Nur Muhammad Taraki (1917), Abdul Rashid Dostum (1954), Ahmad Shah Durrani (1722), and Alp-Tegin (963). After him are Sibghatullah Mojaddedi (1925), Mohammad Najibullah (1947), Ashraf Ghani (1949), Sultan Husayn Bayqara (1438), Moinuddin Chishti (1142), and Menander I (-190).