1223 - 1277


al-Malik al-Zahir Rukn al-Din Baibars al-Bunduqdari (Arabic: الملك الظاهر ركن الدين بيبرس البندقداري‎, al-Malik al-Ẓāhir Rukn al-Dīn Baybars al-Bunduqdārī) (1223/1228 – 1 July 1277), of Turkic Kipchak origin, commonly known as Baibars (Arabic: بيبرس‎, Baybars) – nicknamed Abu al-Futuh (أبو الفتوح; English: Father of Conquest, referring to his victories) – was the fourth sultan of Egypt in the Mamluk Bahri dynasty, succeeding Qutuz. He was one of the commanders of the Egyptian forces that inflicted a defeat on the Seventh Crusade of King Louis IX of France. He also led the vanguard of the Egyptian army at the Battle of Ain Jalut in 1260, which marked the first substantial defeat of the Mongol army and is considered a turning point in history.The reign of Baibars marked the start of an age of Mamluk dominance in the Eastern Mediterranean and solidified the durability of their military system. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Baibars has received more than 659,919 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 517th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Baibars ranks 513 out of 14,801Before him are Chagatai Khan, Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, John II of France, Rudolf Höss, Alfonso XIII of Spain, and Zenobia. After him are Manuel I Komnenos, Geronimo, Georges Clemenceau, Sergio Mattarella, Władysław II Jagiełło, and Maximian.

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Among people born in 1223, Baibars ranks 1After him are Eleanor of Provence and Vaišvilkas. Among people deceased in 1277, Baibars ranks 1After him are Pope John XXI, Stefan Uroš I, and Konstantin Tih.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Baibars ranks 45 out of 432Before him are Miriam (-1400), Ptolemy II Philadelphus (-308), Philo (-15), Sneferu (-2700), Hagar (-1800), and Naguib Mahfouz (1911). After him are Manetho (-201), Caesarion (-47), Ramesses III (-1217), Moses in Islam (-1392), Cleopatra I Syra (-204), and Thutmose I (-1600).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Baibars ranks 18Before him are Seti I (-1323), Khufu (-2700), Smenkhkare (-1400), Menkaure (-2001), Ptolemy II Philadelphus (-308), and Sneferu (-2700). After him are Caesarion (-47), Cleopatra I Syra (-204), Thutmose I (-1600), Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator (-62), Ptolemy XIV of Egypt (-60), and Ahmose I (-1560).

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