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Abu Abd Allah al-Mughira ibn Shu'ba ibn Abi Amir ibn Mas'ud al-Thaqafi (Arabic: المغيرة بن شعبة بن أبي عامر بن مسعود الثقفي‎, romanized: Abū ʿAbd Allāh al-Mughīra ibn Shuʿba ibn Abī ʿĀmir ibn Masʿūd al-Thaqafī); c. 600–671), was a prominent companion of Muhammad and was known as one of the four 'shrewds of the Arabs' (duhat al-Arab). He belonged to the tribe of Thaqif of Ta'if, who were part of the early Islamic elite. He served as governor of Kufa, one of the two principal Arab garrisons and administrative centers of Iraq, under Caliph Umar in 642–645. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Al-Mughira has received more than 36,639 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Al-Mughira is the 5,876th most popular politician, the 120th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia and the 39th most popular Saudi Arabian Politician.

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Among politicians, Al-Mughira ranks 5,876 out of 15,710Before him are Ramzan Kadyrov, Charles the Child, Donald III of Scotland, José Antonio Páez, Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, and Princess Wilhelmine Ernestine of Denmark. After him are Ammuna, Rechiar, Catalina de Erauso, At-Ta'i, Qara Osman, and Gerberga of Saxony.

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Among people born in 600, Al-Mughira ranks 28Before him are Ubayy ibn Ka'b, Bayan I, Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman, Ka'b ibn al-Ashraf, Heraclius the Elder, and Chandrakirti. After him are Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Ceawlin of Wessex, Gundemar, John IV of Constantinople, Chilperic of Aquitaine, and Cunimund. Among people deceased in 701, Al-Mughira ranks 2Before him is Pope Sergius I. After him are Anastasius Sinaita and Raginpert.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Al-Mughira ranks 120 out of 222Before him are Ali of Hejaz (1879), Al-Khansa (575), Ka'b ibn al-Ashraf (600), Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr (631), Abu Darda (580), and Hassan ibn Thabit (554). After him are Abul Kalam Azad (1888), 'Abd al-Ilah (1913), Abd-Allah ibn Ubayy (null), Abbad ibn Bishr (606), Isma'il ibn Ja'far (721), and Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh (1943).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Al-Mughira ranks 39Before him are Ghazi of Iraq (1912), Abd al-Aziz ibn Baz (1910), Empress Jitō (645), Abbas I of Egypt (1816), Muqrin bin Abdulaziz (1945), and Ali of Hejaz (1879). After him are Abul Kalam Azad (1888), 'Abd al-Ilah (1913), Abd-Allah ibn Ubayy (null), Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh (1943), Saad Hariri (1970), and Mohammad bin Salman (1985).