Ali Hassan Salameh

1940 - 1979

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Ali Hassan Salameh (Arabic: علي حسن سلامة, ʿAlī Ḥasan Salāmah; 1 April 1941 – 22 January 1979) was a Palestinian militant who was the chief of operations (code name Abu Hassan) for Black September and founder of Force 17. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ali Hassan Salameh has received more than 1,156,095 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Ali Hassan Salameh is the 4,494th most popular politician (up from 5,462nd in 2019), the 129th most popular biography from Israel (up from 134th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular Israeli Politician.

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Over the past year Ali Hassan Salameh has had the most page views in the with 206,325 views, followed by Arabic (97,184), and German (25,236). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Greek (106.34%), Chinese (90.04%), and Arabic (79.86%)


Among politicians, Ali Hassan Salameh ranks 4,494 out of 19,576Before him are Gesalec, Duncan I of Scotland, Marquis of Haihun, Huo Qubing, Cuitláhuac, and Hazael. After him are Henri, Count of Paris, Callias II, Kim Jong-nam, Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Louis Auguste, Duke of Maine, and Muzio Attendolo Sforza.

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Among people born in 1940, Ali Hassan Salameh ranks 88Before him are Herbie Hancock, Stuart Sutcliffe, Toshihide Maskawa, George Akerlof, Robin Cook, and Dionne Warwick. After him are Phil Ochs, Jean-Luc Nancy, Vittorio Storaro, Gojko Mitić, Rudi Dutschke, and James Brolin. Among people deceased in 1979, Ali Hassan Salameh ranks 45Before him are Edvard Kardelj, Francisco Macías Nguema, Dimitri Tiomkin, Mamie Eisenhower, Abul A'la Maududi, and Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth. After him are Rudi Dutschke, Charles Mingus, Nicholas Ray, Conrad Hilton, Feodor Lynen, and Louis Chiron.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Ali Hassan Salameh ranks 129 out of 466Before him are Al-Tabarani (873), Yoav Galant (1958), Al-Maqdisi (945), Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (1167), Amos Gitai (1950), and Al-Afdal Shahanshah (1066). After him are Yigael Yadin (1917), Yuval Noah Harari (1976), Mariam Baouardy (1846), Yael Dayan (1939), Saint Petronilla (50), and Antiochus of Ascalon (-130).


Among politicians born in Israel, Ali Hassan Salameh ranks 53Before him are Benny Gantz (1959), Barak (null), Aristobulus II (-100), Yoav Galant (1958), Al-Maqdisi (945), and Al-Afdal Shahanshah (1066). After him are Yael Dayan (1939), Valerius Gratus (-50), Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni (1907), Naftali Bennett (1972), Rehavam Ze'evi (1926), and Rafi Eitan (1926).