Ahmad Sanjar

1085 - 1157

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Ahmad Sanjar (Persian: احمد سنجر; full name: Muizz ad-Dunya wa ad-Din Adud ad-Dawlah Abul-Harith Ahmad Sanjar ibn Malik-Shah) (b. 1085 – d. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmad Sanjar has received more than 142,809 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Ahmad Sanjar is the 1,549th most popular politician (down from 1,309th in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Iraq (down from 36th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Iraqi Politician.

Ahmad Sanjar was the Seljuk ruler of Iran and Iraq from 1097 to 1118. He is most famous for his defeat of the crusaders at the Battle of Hittin in 1187.

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Among politicians, Ahmad Sanjar ranks 1,549 out of 15,710Before him are Möngke Khan, Nancy Pelosi, Tiberius II Constantine, Æthelred the Unready, Henry II of Navarre, and Emperor Ninkō. After him are Josef Kramer, Emperor Kōkaku, Lajos Kossuth, Gongmin of Goryeo, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, and Djer.

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Among people born in 1085, Ahmad Sanjar ranks 1After him are Hugh II, Duke of Burgundy, Ralph I, Count of Vermandois, Zhang Zeduan, William of St-Thierry, and Waleran, Duke of Lower Lorraine. Among people deceased in 1157, Ahmad Sanjar ranks 1After him are Alfonso VII of León and Castile, Yuri Dolgorukiy, Sweyn III of Denmark, Ramiro II of Aragon, Canute V of Denmark, Matilda of Savoy, Queen of Portugal, Conrad, Margrave of Meissen, Eystein II of Norway, and Dirk VI, Count of Holland.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Ahmad Sanjar ranks 39 out of 300Before him are Khosrow II (570), Al-Mu'tasim (796), Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (1971), Enheduanna (-2300), Naram-Sin of Akkad (-2254), and Möngke Khan (1209). After him are Shalmaneser III (-900), Suleyman Shah (1178), Faisal II of Iraq (1935), Al-Ash'ari (873), Al-Jahiz (775), and Ashurnasirpal II (-1000).

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Among politicians born in Iraq, Ahmad Sanjar ranks 20Before him are Ur-Nammu (-2200), Gudea (-2200), Khosrow II (570), Al-Mu'tasim (796), Naram-Sin of Akkad (-2254), and Möngke Khan (1209). After him are Shalmaneser III (-900), Suleyman Shah (1178), Faisal II of Iraq (1935), Ashurnasirpal II (-1000), Tiglath-Pileser I (-1200), and Al-Mutawakkil (822).