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Al-Hurr ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Thaqafi

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Al-Ḥurr ibn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Thaqafi (Arabic: الحر بن عبد الرحمن الثقفي) was an early Umayyad governor who ruled the Muslim province of Al-Andalus from between 716 and 718. He was the third successor to Musa bin Nusair, the North African governor who had directed the conquest of Visigothic Hispania several years earlier in 711. Al-Hurr was the first Muslim commander to cross the Pyrenees in 717, leading a small raiding party into Septimania. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Al-Hurr ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Thaqafi has received more than 28,134 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Al-Hurr ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Thaqafi is the 11,451st most popular politician (down from 10,655th in 2019), the 204th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 155th in 2019) and the 66th most popular Saudi Arabian Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Al-Hurr ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Thaqafi ranks 11,451 out of 19,576Before him are Burgred of Mercia, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, José Joaquín de Herrera, Stephen Lekapenos, Quintus Lutatius Catulus, and Isa Gambar. After him are Edward Bernard Raczyński, Kaarel Eenpalu, Mary McAleese, Roberto María Ortiz, Henry Ireton, and Igor Moiseyev.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 700, Al-Hurr ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Thaqafi ranks 47Before him are Erchinoald, Al-Samh ibn Malik al-Khawlani, Theodora of Khazaria, Alypius the Stylite, Jayavarman I, and Soga no Iruka. After him are Swæfberht of Essex, Grimoald of Bavaria, Berthar, Adrian of Canterbury, Maria, wife of Leo III, and Alahis. Among people deceased in 800, Al-Hurr ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Thaqafi ranks 11Before him are Gerberga, wife of Carloman I, Luitgard, Charibert of Laon, Theodora of Khazaria, Teodato Ipato, and Eudokia, wife of Constantine V. After him are Maria, wife of Leo III, Alkmund of Derby, and Sahakdukht.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Al-Hurr ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Thaqafi ranks 204 out of 354Before him are Sharif Ali (1450), Al-Bara' ibn Azib (600), Ibn al-Khattab (1969), Sami Al-Jaber (1972), Aliya bint Ali (1911), and Utba ibn Ghazwan (581). After him are Al-A'sha (570), Jotapianus (200), Umar ibn Abi Rabi'ah (644), Mohamed Al-Deayea (1972), Abdullah ibn Hudhafah as-Sahmi (null), and Ali Al-Naimi (1935).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Al-Hurr ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Thaqafi ranks 66Before him are Abdulaziz bin Muhammad Al Saud (1721), Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (1931), Muhammad bin Nayef (1959), Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud (1949), Mohammad bin Salman (1985), and Saad Hariri (1970). After him are Jotapianus (200), Ali Al-Naimi (1935), Adel al-Jubeir (1962), Reema bint Bandar Al Saud (1975), and Wojdan Shaherkani (1996).