Ali az-Zahir

1005 - 1036

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Abū'l-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn al-Ḥākim (Arabic: أبو الحسن علي ابن الحاكم; 20 June 1005 – 13 June 1036), better known with his regnal name al-Zāhir li-iʿzāz Dīn Allāh (Arabic: الظاهر لإعزاز دين الله, lit. 'He Who Appears Openly to Strengthen the Religion of God'), was the seventh caliph of the Fatimid dynasty (1021–1036). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ali az-Zahir has received more than 103,073 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Ali az-Zahir is the 6,577th most popular politician (up from 7,206th in 2019), the 277th most popular biography from Egypt and the 138th most popular Egyptian Politician.

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Among politicians, Ali az-Zahir ranks 6,577 out of 15,710Before him are François de Neufville, duc de Villeroy, Arete, Willi Münzenberg, Margravine Louise Charlotte of Brandenburg, Chen Cheng, and Archduke Johann Salvator of Austria. After him are Ahmed Shafik, Abaris the Hyperborean, Srinagarindra, Phriapatius, Al-Hakim I, and Al-Mustanjid.

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Among people born in 1005, Ali az-Zahir ranks 5Before him are Pope Clement II, Michael I Cerularius, Macbeth, King of Scotland, and Bretislav I. After him are Henry VII, Duke of Bavaria and Lanfranc. Among people deceased in 1036, Ali az-Zahir ranks 4Before him are Abu Nasr Mansur, Hisham III of Córdoba, and Emperor Go-Ichijō. After him is Mstislav of Chernigov.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Ali az-Zahir ranks 277 out of 520Before him are Hor (-1800), Olympiodorus the Younger (495), Al-Mansur Ali (1242), Neferneferuaten Tasherit (-1400), Nefermaat (-2500), and Alia Al-Hussein (1948). After him are Ahmed Shafik (1941), Herodas (-300), Neferneferure (-1400), Al-Aziz Uthman (1171), Carpocrates (100), and Ammonius Hermiae (440).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Ali az-Zahir ranks 138Before him are Qakare Ibi (-2181), Abdel Hakim Amer (1919), Jehan Sadat (1933), Nepherites II (-400), Hor (-1800), and Al-Mansur Ali (1242). After him are Ahmed Shafik (1941), Neferneferure (-1400), Al-Aziz Uthman (1171), Pentawer (-1173), John Tristan, Count of Valois (1250), and Menkare (-2200).