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Al-Walid I

668 - 715

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Al-Walid ibn Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (Arabic: الوليد بن عبد الملك ابن مروان‎, romanized: al-Walīd ibn ʿAbd al-Malik ibn Marwān; c. 674 – 23 February 715), commonly known as al-Walid I (Arabic: الوليد الأول‎), was the sixth Umayyad caliph, ruling from October 705 until his death. He was the eldest son of his predecessor Caliph Abd al-Malik (r. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Al-Walid I has received more than 409,478 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Al-Walid I is the 1,120th most popular politician (up from 1,316th in 2019), the 44th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 4th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Saudi Arabian Politician.

Al-Walid I was the second caliph of the Umayyad dynasty and is most famous for his military campaigns.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Al-Walid I ranks 1,120 out of 15,710Before him are John II Komnenos, Abd el-Krim, Britannicus, Zubayr ibn al-Awam, Roderic, and Henry Clay. After him are Chlothar II, Constantine III, Theodora Porphyrogenita, Alauddin Khalji, Fritz Sauckel, and Manuel Noriega.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 668, Al-Walid I ranks 2Before him is Justinian II. After him is Qutayba ibn Muslim. Among people deceased in 715, Al-Walid I ranks 1After him are Pope Constantine, Dagobert III, Muhammad bin Qasim, and Qutayba ibn Muslim.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Al-Walid I ranks 44 out of 222Before him are Ali al-Ridha (770), Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (567), Faisal I of Iraq (1885), Khalid of Saudi Arabia (1912), Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624), and Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594). After him are Talhah (595), Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah (582), Muhammad al-Baqir (677), Safiyya bint Huyayy (610), Musa al-Kadhim (745), and Amr ibn al-As (580).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Al-Walid I ranks 18Before him are Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921), Abdullah I of Jordan (1882), Abū Lahab (549), Faisal I of Iraq (1885), Khalid of Saudi Arabia (1912), and Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594). After him are Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah (582), Safiyya bint Huyayy (610), Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik (674), Amr ibn Hishām (570), Musaylimah (600), and Abu Ayyub al-Ansari (576).