Ahmad Khani

1650 - 1707

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Ehmedê Xanî (Kurdish: ئەهمەدێ خانی, romanized: Ehmedê Xanî; 1650, Hakkari – 1707, Bayazid), was a Kurdish intellectual, scholar, mystic and poet who is considered the founder of Kurdish nationalism. He was born in the Hakkâri region in 1650 and died in Bayazid in 1707.The most important work of Xanî is Mem and Zin which is considered the national epic of Kurds. Other important works include Nûbiharan Biçûkan and Eqîdeya Îmanê. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmad Khani has received more than 87,860 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Ahmad Khani is the 980th most popular writer (down from 829th in 2019), the 358th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 315th in 2019) and the 26th most popular Turkish Writer.

Ahmad Khatami is a former Iranian cleric who served as the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran from 1997 to 2005.

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

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  • 1.77

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Among writers, Ahmad Khani ranks 980 out of 5,794Before him are Ivar Aasen, Adalbert Stifter, Isabelle de Charrière, Hunter S. Thompson, Maria Leopoldina of Austria, and Wole Soyinka. After him are Ninon de l'Enclos, Jean Moréas, Clive Cussler, Sarojini Naidu, Alfred Brehm, and Jean de Joinville.

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Among people born in 1650, Ahmad Khani ranks 5Before him are William III of England, John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, Thomas Savery, and Jean Bart. After him are Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel, Princess Wilhelmine Ernestine of Denmark, Vincenzo Coronelli, Frederick Casimir Kettler, Joachim Neander, Anthim the Iberian, and Nell Gwyn. Among people deceased in 1707, Ahmad Khani ranks 5Before him are Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, Marquise de Montespan, Dieterich Buxtehude, Aurangzeb, and Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban. After him are Jean Mabillon, Shitao, Louis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden, Christoph Cellarius, Johann Christoph Denner, Jeremiah Clarke, and Zheng Keshuang.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Ahmad Khani ranks 358 out of 1,128Before him are Nicholas Kanabos (1200), Procopius (325), Candaules (-800), Philetaerus (-340), Osman Nuri Pasha (1832), and Euphemia (289). After him are Zoe Karbonopsina (900), Aristagoras (-600), Bar Hebraeus (1226), Thomas the Slav (800), Licinia Eudoxia (422), and Sostratus of Cnidus (-290).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Ahmad Khani ranks 26Before him are Joannes Zonaras (1074), Ibn Hawqal (943), Gregory of Narek (951), Dio Chrysostom (40), John Malalas (491), and Aziz Nesin (1915). After him are Bar Hebraeus (1226), Kassia (810), Aristophanes of Byzantium (-257), Zenodotus (-330), Alcman (-611), and Aelius Aristides (117).