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Amin al-Hafiz

1921 - 2009

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Amin al-Hafiz (Arabic: أمين الحافظ, romanized: Amīn al-Ḥāfiẓ12 November 1921 – 17 December 2009), also known as Amin Hafez was a Syrian politician, general, and member of the Ba'ath Party who served as the President of Syria from 27 July 1963 to 23 February 1966. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amin al-Hafiz has received more than 993,315 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Amin al-Hafiz is the 4,825th most popular politician (down from 4,158th in 2019), the 56th most popular biography from Syria (down from 49th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Syrian Politician.

Amin al-Hafiz was a Muslim scholar who wrote a book called "The Book of Jihad" in which he discusses the importance of jihad, or holy war, in Islam.

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Among politicians, Amin al-Hafiz ranks 4,825 out of 15,577Before him are Gnaeus Pompeius, Bertrand de Blanchefort, István Széchenyi, Joan I, Countess of Auvergne, Gaius Julius Vindex, and Ernst Johann von Biron. After him are Infanta Marie Anne of Portugal, Lord Randolph Churchill, Suryavarman II, William I, Duke of Aquitaine, Pleistoanax, and Sextus Afranius Burrus.

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Among people born in 1921, Amin al-Hafiz ranks 85Before him are Miklós Jancsó, Moacir Barbosa Nascimento, Karel Appel, Herta Bothe, Paddy Roy Bates, and Chris Marker. After him are Thomas Schelling, John Money, Geoffrey Wilkinson, James Clavell, Gene Roddenberry, and Murray Bookchin. Among people deceased in 2009, Amin al-Hafiz ranks 47Before him are Natasha Richardson, Toni Sailer, Pavel Popovich, Patrick McGoohan, Mario Benedetti, and Albert Barillé. After him are Velupillai Prabhakaran, Ernst Barkmann, Edward T. Hall, Hussein-Ali Montazeri, Kim Peek, and Clive Granger.

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Among people born in Syria, Amin al-Hafiz ranks 56 out of 181Before him are Sophronius of Jerusalem (560), Julia Avita Mamaea (180), Damascius (480), Levon Ter-Petrosyan (1945), Nizar Qabbani (1923), and Hazael (-900). After him are Taqi ad-Din Muhammad ibn Ma'ruf (1526), Tuman bay II (1474), Zimri-Lim (-1800), Khaled al-Asaad (1932), Vaballathus (266), and Asmahan (1917).


Among politicians born in Syria, Amin al-Hafiz ranks 27Before him are Tutush I (1066), Al-Adil I (1145), Abu'l-Fida (1273), Julia Avita Mamaea (180), Levon Ter-Petrosyan (1945), and Hazael (-900). After him are Tuman bay II (1474), Zimri-Lim (-1800), Vaballathus (266), Seleucus VI Epiphanes (-150), Abdul Halim Khaddam (1932), and Fakhr al-Mulk Radwan (1080).