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Ali az-Zahir

1005 - 1036

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Abū al-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn al-Ḥākim (Arabic: أبو الحسن علي ابن الحاكم; 20 June 1005 – 13 June 1036), better known with his regnal name al-Ẓāhir 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 108,591 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Ali az-Zahir is the 7,198th most popular politician (down from 6,570th in 2019), the 293rd most popular biography from Egypt (down from 276th in 2019) and the 152nd most popular Egyptian Politician.

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  • 23

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Among politicians, Ali az-Zahir ranks 7,198 out of 15,577Before him are Princess Maria Christina of Saxony, Manuel L. Quezon, Naropa, James Baker, Hiranuma Kiichirō, and Princess Caroline-Mathilde of Denmark. After him are Lakhdar Brahimi, Heinrich Friedrich Karl vom und zum Stein, Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Tokugawa Ienobu, Meleager, and Ahmed Muhtar Pasha.

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Among people born in 1005, Ali az-Zahir ranks 7Before him are Pope Clement II, Michael I Cerularius, Macbeth, King of Scotland, Bretislav I, Henry VII, Duke of Bavaria, and Berenguer Ramon I, Count of Barcelona. After him are Lanfranc and John VIII of Constantinople. 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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Among people born in Egypt, Ali az-Zahir ranks 293 out of 582Before him are Didymus Chalcenterus (-63), Neferkaure (-2150), Ammonius Hermiae (440), John Tristan, Count of Valois (1250), Djedefhor (-2600), and Ibn al-Farid (1181). After him are Olympiodorus the Younger (495), Edmond Jabès (1912), Isaac Israeli ben Solomon (832), Sufi Abu Taleb (1925), Tawfiq al-Hakim (1898), and Ahmed Shafik (1941).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Ali az-Zahir ranks 152Before him are Neferkamin Anu (-2150), Abdel Hakim Amer (1919), Menkare (-2200), Neferkaure (-2150), John Tristan, Count of Valois (1250), and Djedefhor (-2600). After him are Sufi Abu Taleb (1925), Ahmed Shafik (1941), Merneferre Ay (-1650), Boutros Ghali (1846), Alexander II Zabinas (-190), and Al-Mansur Ali (1242).