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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 157,729 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Aybak is the 3,553rd most popular politician (down from 3,526th in 2019), the 179th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 174th in 2019) and the 84th 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 3,553 out of 15,710Before him are Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia, Abdoulaye Wade, Charles of Provence, Yolanda of Flanders, Rudolf Schuster, and Yoshirō Mori. After him are Joseph Wirth, Malcolm III of Scotland, Bilgä Qaǧan, Ferdinand Čatloš, Tukulti-Ninurta I, and Sobhuza II.

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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, Nikephoros Blemmydes, Amadeus IV, Count of Savoy, Yolanda of Courtenay, Yusuf II, Almohad caliph, and Gonzalo de Berceo. Among people deceased in 1257, Aybak ranks 2Before him is Shajar al-Durr. After him are Hyacinth of Poland and Ulaghchi.

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Among people born in Egypt, Aybak ranks 179 out of 520Before him are Antipope Dioscorus (500), Nazli Sabri (1894), Dionysius Thrax (-170), Cleopatra Thea (-164), Abdul Basit 'Abd us-Samad (1927), and Claude François (1939). After him are Hetepheres I (-2700), Senakhtenre Ahmose (-1600), Nawal El Saadawi (1931), Ahmed ‘Urabi (1841), Cosmas Indicopleustes (600), and Intef III (-2050).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Aybak ranks 84Before him are Al-Mansur Qalawun (1222), Ptolemy VIII Physcon (-182), Cleopatra V of Egypt (-100), Djedkare Isesi (-2500), Ahmose (-1504), and Cleopatra Thea (-164). After him are Hetepheres I (-2700), Senakhtenre Ahmose (-1600), Nawal El Saadawi (1931), Ahmed ‘Urabi (1841), Intef III (-2050), and Al-Muazzam Turanshah (1250).