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Abu Abdallah Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Mustazhir (Arabic: أبو عبد الله محمد بن أحمد المستظهر; 9 April 1096 – 12 March 1160), better known by his regnal name al-Muqtafi li-Amr Allah (المقتفي لأمر الله), was the Abbasid caliph in Baghdad from 1136 to 1160, succeeding his nephew al-Rashid, who had been forced to abdicate by the Seljuks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Al-Muqtafi has received more than 111,559 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Al-Muqtafi is the 6,366th most popular politician (up from 6,380th in 2019), the 179th most popular biography from Iraq (down from 171st in 2019) and the 116th most popular Iraqi Politician.

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Al-Muqtafi has had the most page views in the with 24,008 views, followed by Arabic (15,006), and Persian (7,693). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hebrew (118.76%), Southern Azerbaijani (88.85%), and Esperanto (43.92%)


Among politicians, Al-Muqtafi ranks 6,366 out of 19,576Before him are Carlo Sforza, Ebroin, Diponegoro, Ferenc Gyurcsány, Rimush, and Isabella of Villehardouin. After him are Paul Bremer, Langdarma, Puabi, Louise Élisabeth de Bourbon, Ueli Maurer, and Princess Hildegard of Bavaria.

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Among people born in 1096, Al-Muqtafi ranks 4Before him are Peter Lombard, Hugh of Saint Victor, and Canute Lavard. After him are Al-Amir bi-Ahkam Allah, Pons, Count of Tripoli, Eremburga of Maine, Theodora Komnene, and Henry of Blois. Among people deceased in 1160, Al-Muqtafi ranks 6Before him are Peter Lombard, Eric IX of Sweden, Constance of Castile, Adelard of Bath, and Niklot. After him are Minamoto no Yoshitomo, Raymond du Puy, Herman III, Margrave of Baden, Theodore Prodromos, Herman of Carinthia, and Ibn al-Qalanisi.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Al-Muqtafi ranks 179 out of 384Before him are Abo of Tiflis (756), Dawud al-Zahiri (815), At-Ta'i (932), Muhammad ibn Tughj al-Ikhshid (882), Al-Hariri of Basra (1054), and Rimush (null). After him are Ur-Nanshe (-2500), Al-Mu'tamid (844), Al-Khatib al-Baghdadi (1002), Mahmud Shevket Pasha (1856), Artabanus I of Parthia (-200), and Rashid Ali al-Gaylani (1892).

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Among politicians born in Iraq, Al-Muqtafi ranks 116Before him are Ayad Allawi (1944), Al-Mustanjid (1124), Al-Qadir (947), At-Ta'i (932), Muhammad ibn Tughj al-Ikhshid (882), and Rimush (null). After him are Al-Mu'tamid (844), Artabanus I of Parthia (-200), Rashid Ali al-Gaylani (1892), Kubaba (-2500), Ibrahim al-Jaafari (1947), and Binyamin Ben-Eliezer (1936).