Bairam Khan

1501 - 1561

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Muhammad Bairam Khan (c. 18 January 1501 – c. 31 January 1561) was an important military commander, and later commander-in-chief of the Mughal army, a powerful statesman and regent at the court of the Mughal Emperors, Humayun and Akbar. He was also the guardian, chief mentor, adviser, teacher and the most trusted ally of Akbar. Akbar honored him as Khan-i-Khanan, which means "King of Kings". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bairam Khan has received more than 718,180 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Bairam Khan is the 6,479th most popular politician (down from 4,869th in 2019), the 43rd most popular biography from Afghanistan (down from 31st in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Afghan Politician.

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Among politicians, Bairam Khan ranks 6,479 out of 15,710Before him are William IV, Duke of Aquitaine, William, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg, Adolph John I, Count Palatine of Kleeburg, Jan Zamoyski, García Fernández of Castile, and Anton Korošec. After him are Marien Ngouabi, Joe Davis, Maxwell D. Taylor, Alois Eliáš, Antalcidas, and George Wallace.

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Among people born in 1501, Bairam Khan ranks 10Before him are Isabella of Austria, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, Garcilaso de la Vega, Yi Hwang, Leonhart Fuchs, and Sahib I Giray. After him are Ivan Susanin, Maurice Scève, Hemu, and Francisco de Ulloa. Among people deceased in 1561, Bairam Khan ranks 10Before him are Menno Simons, Lope de Aguirre, Matteo Bandello, Claude Garamond, Lucrezia de' Medici, Duchess of Ferrara, and Ridolfo Ghirlandaio. After him are Yamamoto Kansuke, Luis de Milán, Sayri Túpac, Alonso Berruguete, Jan Tarnowski, and Hans Tausen.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Bairam Khan ranks 43 out of 108Before him are Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006), Khaled Hosseini (1965), Sibghatullah Mojaddedi (1925), Tahir ibn Husayn (776), Dost Mohammad Khan (1793), and Sanai (1080). After him are Abu Zayd al-Balkhi (850), Abu Sa'id Mirza (1424), Abu Sa'id Gardezi (1100), Abdullah Abdullah (1960), Muhammad Shah (1702), and Inayatullah Khan (1888).

Among POLITICIANS In Afghanistan

Among politicians born in Afghanistan, Bairam Khan ranks 32Before him are Abdul Rashid Dostum (1954), Menander I (-190), Diodotus I (-285), Sibghatullah Mojaddedi (1925), Tahir ibn Husayn (776), and Dost Mohammad Khan (1793). After him are Abu Sa'id Mirza (1424), Abdullah Abdullah (1960), Muhammad Shah (1702), Inayatullah Khan (1888), Ya'qub ibn al-Layth al-Saffar (840), and Ashraf Hotak (1700).