Al-Aziz Billah

955 - 996

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Abu Mansur Nizar (Arabic: أبو منصور نزار, romanized: Abū Manṣūr Nizār; 10 May 955 – 14 October 996), known by his regnal name as al-Aziz Billah (Arabic: العزيز بالله, romanized: al-ʿAzīz biʾllāh, lit. 'the Mighty One through God'), was the fifth caliph of the Fatimid dynasty, from 975 to his death in 996. His reign saw the capture of Damascus and the Fatimid expansion into the Levant, which brought al-Aziz into conflict with the Byzantine emperor Basil II over control of Aleppo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Al-Aziz Billah has received more than 101,785 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Al-Aziz Billah is the 3,927th most popular politician (up from 6,050th in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Tunisia (up from 42nd in 2019) and the 15th most popular Tunisian Politician.

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Among politicians, Al-Aziz Billah ranks 3,927 out of 19,576Before him are Dadabhai Naoroji, Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus, Antonio Segni, and Emperor Sutoku. After him are Maurice Thorez, Nabis, Louis, Count of Évreux, Isabella of Hainault, Abdul Halim Khaddam, and Emund the Old.

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Among people born in 955, Al-Aziz Billah ranks 4Before him are Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor, Adalbert of Prague, and Gyeongjong of Goryeo. After him are Yaropolk I of Kiev, Arduin of Ivrea, Ezzo, Count Palatine of Lotharingia, Lutgardis of Luxemburg, and Ælfric of Eynsham. Among people deceased in 996, Al-Aziz Billah ranks 4Before him are Hugh Capet, Pope John XV, and Richard I of Normandy. After him are Stephen Držislav of Croatia, Odo I, Count of Blois, and Herman I, Count Palatine of Lotharingia.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Al-Aziz Billah ranks 27 out of 210Before him are Sophonisba (-300), Gunthamund (450), Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah (931), Moncef Marzouki (1945), Mohamed Ghannouchi (1941), and Sandra Milo (1933). After him are Fouad Mebazaa (1933), Arnobius (255), Georges Wolinski (1934), F. R. David (1947), Hasdrubal Gisco (-300), and Fulgentius of Ruspe (468).

Among POLITICIANS In Tunisia

Among politicians born in Tunisia, Al-Aziz Billah ranks 15Before him are Aemilianus (207), Sophonisba (-300), Gunthamund (450), Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah (931), Moncef Marzouki (1945), and Mohamed Ghannouchi (1941). After him are Fouad Mebazaa (1933), Salvius Julianus (115), Hanno the Great (-300), Kais Saied (1958), Hasdrubal the Fair (-270), and Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio Nasica (-100).