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Askia Mohammad I

1443 - 1538

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Askia Muhammad I (b. 1443 – d. 1538), born Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr al-Turi or Muhammad Ture, was the first ruler of the Askia dynasty of the Songhai Empire, reigning from 1493 to 1528. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Askia Mohammad I has received more than 390,751 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Askia Mohammad I is the 6,974th most popular politician (down from 6,658th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Mali (down from 9th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Malian Politician.

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Among politicians, Askia Mohammad I ranks 6,974 out of 15,577Before him are Aretas IV Philopatris, Manuel Ávila Camacho, Prince George William of Hesse-Darmstadt, Prince Harald of Denmark, Amenemhet VI, and Yevgeni Preobrazhensky. After him are Masayoshi Ōhira, Blanche of France, Duchess of Austria, Emperor Xiaowu of Jin, Hamani Diori, Danielle Mitterrand, and Mihai Antonescu.

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Among people born in 1443, Askia Mohammad I ranks 8Before him are Matthias Corvinus, Donato Bramante, Lady Margaret Beaufort, Albert III, Duke of Saxony, Rodolphus Agricola, and Girolamo Riario. After him are Magdalena of France, Piero del Pollaiolo, Pedro Arias Dávila, Elisabeth of Bavaria, Electress of Saxony, Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk, and Edmund, Earl of Rutland. Among people deceased in 1538, Askia Mohammad I ranks 9Before him are Diego de Almagro, Beatrice of Portugal, Duchess of Savoy, Andrea Gritti, Elena Glinskaya, Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire, and Francesco Maria I della Rovere, Duke of Urbino. After him are Charles II, Duke of Guelders, Pierre Robert Olivétan, Estêvão Gomes, and Érard de la Marck.

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Among people born in Mali, Askia Mohammad I ranks 10 out of 62Before him are Moussa Traoré (1936), Modibo Keïta (1915), Jean Tigana (1955), Salif Keita (1949), Amadou Toumani Touré (1948), and Alpha Oumar Konaré (1946). After him are Ali Farka Touré (1939), Dioncounda Traoré (1942), Bah Ndaw (1950), Salif Keïta (1946), Amadou Hampâté Bâ (1900), and Sonni Ali (1464).

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Among politicians born in Mali, Askia Mohammad I ranks 8Before him are Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (1945), Sundiata Keita (1190), Moussa Traoré (1936), Modibo Keïta (1915), Amadou Toumani Touré (1948), and Alpha Oumar Konaré (1946). After him are Dioncounda Traoré (1942), Bah Ndaw (1950), Sonni Ali (1464), Cissé Mariam Kaïdama Sidibé (1948), Modibo Keita (1942), and Choguel Kokalla Maïga (1958).