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Abu Hamza al-Masri

1958 - Today

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Mustafa Kamel Mustafa (Arabic: مصطفى كامل مصطفى; born 15 April 1958), also known as Abu Hamza al-Masri ( ; أبو حمزة المصري, Abū Ḥamzah al-Maṣrī – literally, father of Hamza, the Egyptian), or simply Abu Hamza, is an Egyptian cleric who was the imam of Finsbury Park Mosque in London, England, where he preached Islamic fundamentalist views. The UK tabloid press nicknamed him "Captain Hook" in allusion to the fictional pirate Captain Hook, due to his prosthetic hook devices.In 2004, Hamza was arrested by British police after the United States requested he be extradited to face charges. He was later charged by British authorities with sixteen offences for inciting violence and racial hatred. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abu Hamza al-Masri has received more than 1,579,031 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Abu Hamza al-Masri is the 55th most popular mafioso (down from 48th in 2019), the 522nd most popular biography from Egypt (down from 472nd in 2019) and the most popular Egyptian Mafioso.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.99

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  • 3.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among mafiosos, Abu Hamza al-Masri ranks 55 out of 52Before him are Rakhat Aliyev, Assata Shakur, Abu Qatada, Anna Sorokin, Salah Abdeslam, and Troy Davis. After him are Aafia Siddiqui, Amanda Knox, Death of Khaled Mohamed Saeed, Ram Bahadur Bomjon, and Delara Darabi.

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Among people born in 1958, Abu Hamza al-Masri ranks 539Before him are Chris Hughton, Deran Sarafian, Hiroshi Mori, Tom Lanoye, Frank Schaffer, and Ron Simmons. After him are Pascale Trinquet, Peter Eriksson, Ulrike Tauber, Alex Yermolinsky, Vagif Sultanli, and Linnea Quigley.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Abu Hamza al-Masri ranks 522 out of 582Before him are Sylvain Sylvain (1951), Wael Gomaa (1975), Trézéguet (1994), Mona Eltahawy (1967), Karam Gaber (1979), and Ahmed Fathy (1984). After him are Mena Massoud (1991), Sherine (1980), Mohamed El Shenawy (1988), Ghada Amer (1963), Amr Khaled (1967), and Amr Zaki (1983).

Among MAFIOSOS In Egypt

Among mafiosos born in Egypt, Abu Hamza al-Masri ranks 1After him are Death of Khaled Mohamed Saeed (1982).