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Hashim (Arabic/Persian: هاشم), better known as al-Muqanna‘ (Arabic: المقنع‎ "The Veiled", died c. 783.) was leader of an anti Islamic revolt who claimed to be a prophet, and founded a religion which was a mixture of Zoroastrianism and Islam. He was a chemist, and one of his experiments caused an explosion in which a part of his face was burnt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Al-Muqanna has received more than 125,587 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Al-Muqanna is the 4,329th most popular politician (up from 5,082nd in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Turkmenistan and the 4th most popular Turkmen Politician.

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Among politicians, Al-Muqanna ranks 4,329 out of 15,710Before him are Ramiro I of Asturias, Shabaka, Charles, Grand Duke of Baden, Al-Ashraf Khalil, Elisiv of Kiev, and Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach. After him are Vologases V, Henry II, Duke of Lorraine, Tzipi Livni, Ban Kulin, Pak Pong-ju, and Joscelin II, Count of Edessa.

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Among people born in 800, Al-Muqanna ranks 16Before him are Fatima al-Fihri, Thomas the Slav, Antipope Philip, Gudfred, Pribina, and Piast the Wheelwright. After him are Omurtag of Bulgaria, George Syncellus, Thyra, Hemma, Ratchis, and Jayavarman II. Among people deceased in 783, Al-Muqanna ranks 3Before him are Bertrada of Laon and Hildegard of the Vinzgau. After him are Han Gan, Silo of Asturias, and Bashar ibn Burd.

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In Turkmenistan

Among people born in Turkmenistan, Al-Muqanna ranks 8 out of 25Before him are Saparmurat Niyazov (1940), Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu (1199), Abu Muslim (718), Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow (1957), Al-Zamakhshari (1075), and Al-Nasa'i (829). After him are Yelena Bonner (1923), Al-Khazini (1077), Andronikos I of Trebizond (1101), Habash al-Hasib al-Marwazi (770), Dmitri Shepilov (1905), and Durdy Bayramov (1938).

Among POLITICIANS In Turkmenistan

Among politicians born in Turkmenistan, Al-Muqanna ranks 4Before him are Saparmurat Niyazov (1940), Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu (1199), and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow (1957). After him are Andronikos I of Trebizond (1101), Dmitri Shepilov (1905), and Muhammetnazar Gapurow (1922).