Askia Mohammad I

1443 - 1538

Askia Mohammad I

Askia Muhammad I (ca. 1443 – 1538), born Muhammad Ture or Muhammed Touré in Futa Tooro, later called Askia, also known as Askia the Great, was an emperor, military commander, and political reformer of the Songhai Empire in the late 15th century. He was from the Soninke ethnic group. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Askia Mohammad I has received more than 298,756 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6,389th most popular politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 300k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.91

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Askia Mohammad I ranks 6,351 out of 14,801Before him are Kandalanu, Zheng Jing, Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg, Jaime, Duke of Madrid, Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta, and Abdon. After him are Fradique de Menezes, Luis de Requesens y Zúñiga, Sancho of Majorca, Muhammad II of Córdoba, Merneferre Ay, and Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York.

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Among people born in 1443, Askia Mohammad I ranks 9Before him are Donato Bramante, Albert III, Duke of Saxony, Lady Margaret Beaufort, Rodolphus Agricola, Girolamo Riario, and Magdalena of France. After him are Piero del Pollaiolo and Pedro Arias Dávila. Among people deceased in 1538, Askia Mohammad I ranks 9Before him are Diego de Almagro, Andrea Gritti, Francesco Maria I della Rovere, Duke of Urbino, Beatrice of Portugal, Duchess of Savoy, Elena Glinskaya, and Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire. After him is Estêvão Gomes.

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In Benin

Among people born in Benin, Askia Mohammad I ranks 4 out of 19Before him are Do-Aklin (1550), Mathieu Kérékou (1933), and Phillis Wheatley (1753). After him are Bernardin Gantin (1922), Djimon Hounsou (1964), Thomas Boni Yayi (1951), Hubert Maga (1916), Justin Ahomadégbé-Tomêtin (1917), Angélique Kidjo (1960), Sourou-Migan Apithy (1913), and Christophe Soglo (1909).


Among politicians born in Benin, Askia Mohammad I ranks 3Before him are Do-Aklin (1550) and Mathieu Kérékou (1933). After him are Thomas Boni Yayi (1951), Hubert Maga (1916), Justin Ahomadégbé-Tomêtin (1917), Sourou-Migan Apithy (1913), Christophe Soglo (1909), Patrice Talon (null), Émile Derlin Zinsou (1918), Paul-Émile de Souza (1930), and Alphonse Alley (1930).

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