Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur

1160 - 1199

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Abū Yūsuf Yaʿqūb ibn Yūsuf ibn Abd al-Muʾmin al-Manṣūr (Arabic: أبو يوسف يعقوب بن يوسف بن عبد المؤمن المنصور; c. 1160 – 23 January 1199 Marrakesh), commonly known as Jacob Almanzor (يعقوب المنصور) or Moulay Yacoub (مولاي يعقوب), was the third Almohad Caliph. Succeeding his father, al-Mansur reigned from 1184 to 1199. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur has received more than 92,259 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur is the 3,761st most popular politician (down from 3,203rd in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Morocco (down from 14th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Moroccan Politician.

Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur is most famous for his successful military campaigns.

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Among politicians, Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur ranks 3,761 out of 15,710Before him are Ferdinand II of Naples, Friedrich Adler, Joseph Nasi, Emperor Wu of Liang, Maathorneferure, and Phocion. After him are Ahmed ‘Urabi, François d'Orléans, Prince of Joinville, Francesco Foscari, William V, Duke of Bavaria, Jean Casimir-Perier, and Mohammed Alim Khan.

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Among people born in 1160, Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur ranks 6Before him are Pope Innocent III, Pope Gregory IX, Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem, Pérotin, and Ali ibn al-Athir. After him are Hartmann von Aue, Muhammad of Ghor, Arnaud Amalric, Ma Yuan, Dulce of Aragon, and Alys of France, Countess of Vexin. Among people deceased in 1199, Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur ranks 4Before him are Richard I of England, Minamoto no Yoritomo, and Stefan Nemanja. After him are Khaqani, Joan of England, Queen of Sicily, Geng Ding, and Michael the Syrian.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur ranks 17 out of 163Before him are Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), Nathalie Delon (1941), Yusuf ibn Tashfin (1009), Idris I of Morocco (743), Ahmad al-Mansur (1549), and Fatema Mernissi (1940). After him are Michel Galabru (1922), Serge Haroche (1944), Tahar Ben Jelloun (1944), Zeno of Verona (300), Yusef of Morocco (1882), and Ibn Tumart (1097).

Among POLITICIANS In Morocco

Among politicians born in Morocco, Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur ranks 10Before him are Ismail Ibn Sharif (1646), Mohammed V of Morocco (1909), Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), Yusuf ibn Tashfin (1009), Idris I of Morocco (743), and Ahmad al-Mansur (1549). After him are Yusef of Morocco (1882), Ibn Tumart (1097), Abu Yaqub Yusuf (1138), Mehdi Ben Barka (1920), Al-Rashid of Morocco (1631), and Hassan I of Morocco (1836).