Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah

985 - 1021

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Abū ʿAlī Manṣūr (13 August 985 – 13 February 1021), better known by his regnal name al-Ḥākim bi-Amr Allāh (Arabic: الحاكم بأمر الله‎, lit. 'The Ruler by the Order of God'), was the sixth Fatimid caliph and 16th Ismaili imam (996–1021). Al-Hakim is an important figure in a number of Shia Ismaili sects, such as the world's 15 million Nizaris and 1-2 million Musta’lis, in addition to the 2 million Druze of the Levant whose eponymous founder Hamza ibn Ali ibn Ahmad proclaimed him as the incarnation of God in 1018.Histories of al-Hakim can prove controversial, as diverse views of his life and legacy exist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah has received more than 511,473 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah is the 1,635th most popular politician (up from 1,757th in 2019), the 93rd most popular biography from Egypt (up from 106th in 2019) and the 39th most popular Egyptian Politician.

Al-hakim bi-amr allah is most famous for his legal and theological opinions. He was a scholar of Islamic law, jurisprudence, and theology.

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Among politicians, Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah ranks 1,635 out of 15,710Before him are Theodore II Laskaris, James I of Scotland, Lucius Caesar, Bao Zheng, Lü Buwei, and Injo of Joseon. After him are Fredrik Bajer, Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik, Koxinga, Levi Eshkol, Gwanghaegun of Joseon, and Leontios.

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Among people born in 985, Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah ranks 1After him are Emma of Normandy, Rodulfus Glaber, Radbot of Klettgau, Adalbert, Margrave of Austria, Hamza ibn-'Ali ibn-Ahmad, and Eilmer of Malmesbury. Among people deceased in 1021, Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah ranks 1After him is Hamza ibn-'Ali ibn-Ahmad.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah ranks 93 out of 520Before him are Saint Maurice (250), Athenaeus (200), Mohamed Morsi (1951), Paul of Thebes (227), Mary of Egypt (344), and Hassan al-Banna (1906). After him are Ramesses VI (-1175), Fuad I of Egypt (1868), Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator (-152), Djet (-3000), Shepseskaf (-2600), and Dorothy Hodgkin (1910).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah ranks 39Before him are Meritaten (-1400), Den (-3000), Ptolemy VI Philometor (-184), Teti (-2350), Seti II (-1300), and Mohamed Morsi (1951). After him are Fuad I of Egypt (1868), Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator (-152), Djet (-3000), Shepseskaf (-2600), Kamose (-1600), and Cleopatra III of Egypt (-161).