Arif Alvi

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Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi (Urdu: عارف الرحمن علوی; born 29 July 1949) is a Pakistani politician who served as the 13th President of Pakistan, in office from 9 September 2018 to 10 March 2024. He was a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from June 2013 to May 2018 and again from August to September 2018. Alvi was a dentist before entering politics in 1979, when he joined Jamaat-e-Islami (Pakistan), but resigned later on from the party and then joined former cricketer Imran Khan's party in 1996 and is amongst the founding members of PTI. Alvi was elected to the National Assembly, from NA-250 Karachi-XII in 2013 and was re-elected in 2018 from NA-247 Karachi South-II. He was later nominated as the PTI's candidate for the presidential election. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arif Alvi has received more than 2,021,512 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Arif Alvi is the 6,381st most popular politician (down from 5,299th in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Pakistan (down from 25th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Pakistani Politician.

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Among politicians, Arif Alvi ranks 6,381 out of 19,576Before him are Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Simko Shikak, Pharnabazus II, Anund Gårdske, Peter Wittgenstein, and Maria Cristina of Naples and Sicily. After him are Peter I of Cyprus, Dirk III, Count of Holland, Princess Elisabeth of Savoy, Iskandar of Johor, Pauline Therese of Württemberg, and Henri Coiffier de Ruzé, Marquis of Cinq-Mars.

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Among people born in 1949, Arif Alvi ranks 124Before him are Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Alan Menken, Bengt Holmström, Manuel Marín, Michael W. Young, and Klaus Fischer. After him are Ward Cunningham, Clodoaldo, Göran Persson, Steve Perry, Marc Ravalomanana, and Ariel Henry.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Arif Alvi ranks 27 out of 217Before him are Dev Anand (1923), Guru Ram Das (1534), Manmohan Singh (1932), Gulzarilal Nanda (1898), Kabir Bedi (1946), and Bacha Khan (1890). After him are Firuz Shah Tughlaq (1309), Khushal Khattak (1613), Fariduddin Ganjshakar (1178), Pran (1920), Naropa (1016), and Dilip Kumar (1922).

Among POLITICIANS In Pakistan

Among politicians born in Pakistan, Arif Alvi ranks 13Before him are Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (1928), Ranjit Singh (1780), Aga Khan III (1877), Imran Khan (1952), Manmohan Singh (1932), and Gulzarilal Nanda (1898). After him are Firuz Shah Tughlaq (1309), Khema (-550), L. K. Advani (1927), Yahya Khan (1914), Asif Ali Zardari (1955), and Nawaz Sharif (1949).