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 terrorist who was the chief of operations (code name Abu Hassan) for Black September, the organization responsible for the 1972 Munich massacre and other terror attacks. He was also the founder of Force 17. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ali Hassan Salameh has received more than 892,872 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Ali Hassan Salameh is the 5,533rd most popular politician (down from 5,147th in 2019), the 137th most popular biography from Israel (down from 134th in 2019) and the 54th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Ali Hassan Salameh ranks 5,533 out of 15,577Before him are Pavel Axelrod, Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Ptolemy of Aloros, Ar-Radi, Hans-Adam I, Prince of Liechtenstein, and Pontiac. After him are Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano, Erich Naumann, Emperor Houshao of Han, László Csatáry, Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge, and Keizō Obuchi.

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Among people born in 1940, Ali Hassan Salameh ranks 113Before him are Saul Kripke, Jerzy Buzek, Mate Boban, Rudi Dutschke, Jimmy Greaves, and Princess Maria Gabriella of Savoy. After him are Iva Zanicchi, Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf, Thomas A. Steitz, Pedro Rodríguez, Mike Hailwood, and Wayne Dyer. Among people deceased in 1979, Ali Hassan Salameh ranks 59Before him are Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Charles Mingus, Yuen Siu-tien, Alfredo Ottaviani, Rudi Dutschke, and Charles W. Morris. After him are Nicos Poulantzas, Consuelo de Saint-Exupéry, Friedrich Ebert Jr., Heinz Reinefarth, Stein Rokkan, and Elizabeth Bishop.

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Among people born in Israel, Ali Hassan Salameh ranks 137 out of 430Before him are Al-Tabarani (873), Yigal Allon (1918), Saint Petronilla (50), Naftali Bennett (1972), Israel Tal (1924), and Al-Afdal Shahanshah (1066). After him are Ilan Ramon (1954), Shoghi Effendi (1897), Ghassan Kanafani (1936), Jonathan Apphus (-200), Avram Grant (1955), and Haya Harareet (1931).


Among politicians born in Israel, Ali Hassan Salameh ranks 54Before him are Antigonus II Mattathias (-100), Maria of Montferrat (1192), Tzipi Livni (1958), Yigal Allon (1918), Naftali Bennett (1972), and Al-Afdal Shahanshah (1066). After him are Jonathan Apphus (-200), Valerius Gratus (-50), Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi (1947), Lusius Quietus (100), Aristobulus II (null), and Benny Gantz (1959).