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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 18,385 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Al-Hurr ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Thaqafi is the 9,165th most popular politician (down from 7,555th in 2019), the 140th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 110th in 2019) and the 51st most popular Saudi Arabian Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Al-Hurr ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Thaqafi ranks 9,165 out of 15,710Before him are Sen Katayama, Georges Catroux, Ezana of Axum, Ramaswamy Venkataraman, Eugène Schneider, and Brahim Ghali. After him are Edmund Stoiber, Ilie Verdeț, Eleanor of Portugal, Queen of Denmark, Olympias II of Epirus, Julia, and Léon Delacroix.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 700, Al-Hurr ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Thaqafi ranks 30Before him are Vergilius of Salzburg, Ragenfrid, Kormesiy, Æscwine of Wessex, Willibald, and Ka'b ibn Zuhayr. After him are Dymphna, Ine of Wessex, Kumārila Bhaṭṭa, Kormisosh, Theodora of Khazaria, and Sebeos. Among people deceased in 800, Al-Hurr ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Thaqafi ranks 7Before him are Antipope Constantine II, Ratchis, Julian, Count of Ceuta, Himiltrude, Luitgard, and Teodato Ipato. After him are Eudokia, wife of Constantine V, Theodora of Khazaria, Charibert of Laon, Maria, wife of Leo III, and Alkmund of Derby.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Al-Hurr ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Thaqafi ranks 140 out of 222Before him are Sultan bin Salman Al Saud (1956), Shaykh Ahmad (1753), Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (1940), Ahmed Zaki Yamani (1930), Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (1931), and Nimr al-Nimr (1959). After him are Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais (1960), Jotapianus (200), Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud (1949), Ibn al-Khattab (1969), Al-A'sha (570), 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 51Before him are Mohammad bin Salman (1985), Muhammad bin Nayef (1959), Sultan bin Salman Al Saud (1956), Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (1940), Ahmed Zaki Yamani (1930), and Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (1931). After him are Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais (1960), Jotapianus (200), Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud (1949), Ali Al-Naimi (1935), and Adel al-Jubeir (1962).