1133 - 1154


Abu Mansur Isma'il Az-Zafir bi-Amr Allāh ibn al-Hafiz, February 1133 – April 1154), was a Fatimid caliph from 1149 to 1154, in Cairo, son of Al-Hafiz, 12th Fatimid Caliph and was the 23rd Imam of the Hafizi Ismaili sect. The young Az-Zafir became caliph in 1149, and Ibn al-Sallar became his vizier/prime minister, with Usama ibn Munqidh as one of his advisors. The Imam-Caliph Az-Zafir was murdered by his vizier called Abbas ibn Abi al-Futuh and his son Nasr who succeeded Ibn al-Sallar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Al-Zafir has received more than 22,310 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 8,559th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Al-Zafir ranks 8,514 out of 14,801Before him are Catherine of Foix, Countess of Candale, Annia Faustina, F. J. Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Jules Simon, Adalgis, and Garibald. After him are Jalal-ud-din Khalji, Pasqual Maragall, Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, Shō Hashi, and Hans Delbrück.

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Among people born in 1133, Al-Zafir ranks 6Before him are Henry II of England, Stephen IV of Hungary, Sigurd II of Norway, Agnes of Courtenay, and Hōnen. After him is Saint Thorlak. Among people deceased in 1154, Al-Zafir ranks 9Before him are Pope Anastasius IV, Adelaide of Maurienne, Iziaslav II of Kiev, Gilbert de la Porrée, William of Conches, and Viacheslav I of Kiev. After him is Isaac Komnenos.

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