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Izz al-Din Aybak (Arabic: عز الدين أيبك) (epithet: al-Malik al-Mu'izz Izz al-Din Aybak al-Jawshangir al-Turkmani al-Salihi, Arabic: الملك المعز عز الدين أيبك التركماني الجاشنكير الصالحى) was the first of the Mamluk sultans of Egypt in the Turkic Bahri line. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aybak has received more than 192,920 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Aybak is the 5,352nd most popular politician (down from 3,548th in 2019), the 238th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 178th in 2019) and the 121st most popular Egyptian Politician.

Aybak was the first Mamluk Sultan, who overthrew the last of the Ayyubid dynasty and established the Mamluk dynasty in 1250.

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Among politicians, Aybak ranks 5,352 out of 15,577Before him are Siemowit, Vladislaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Eleanor de Guzmán, Borrell II, Count of Barcelona, Antilochus, and Sergei Ivanov. After him are Emperor Go-Toba, Helena of Moscow, Zhao Mengfu, Wilfried Martens, Psammuthes, and Vyacheslav Menzhinsky.

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Among people born in 1197, Aybak ranks 3Before him are Ibn al-Baitar and Raymond VII, Count of Toulouse. After him are Emperor Juntoku, Mafalda of Portugal, Amadeus IV, Count of Savoy, Agnes of Assisi, Yolanda of Courtenay, Nikephoros Blemmydes, Yusuf II, Almohad caliph, Gonzalo de Berceo, and Richard of Chichester. Among people deceased in 1257, Aybak ranks 2Before him is Shajar al-Durr. After him are Hyacinth of Poland, Ulaghchi, and Haakon the Young.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Aybak ranks 238 out of 582Before him are Samir Amin (1931), Ashraf Marwan (1944), Saad Zaghloul (1858), Giuseppe Ungaretti (1888), As-Salih Ayyub (1205), and Jawhar (911). After him are Khendjer (-1800), Solamish (1272), Nahshon (null), Amyrtaeus (-450), Khamudi (-1549), and Nefermaat (-2500).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Aybak ranks 121Before him are Ka (null), Shoshenq II (-1000), Osorkon II (-1000), Samir Amin (1931), Saad Zaghloul (1858), and As-Salih Ayyub (1205). After him are Khendjer (-1800), Solamish (1272), Amyrtaeus (-450), Khamudi (-1549), Jehan Sadat (1933), and Al-Mustansir Billah (1029).