Bassel Khartabil

1981 - 2015

Bassel Khartabil

Bassel Khartabil (Arabic: باسل خرطبيل‎), also known as Bassel Safadi (Arabic: باسل صفدي‎), (22 May 1981, Damascus – 3 October 2015) was a Palestinian Syrian open-source software developer. On 15 March 2012, the one-year anniversary of the Syrian uprising, he was detained by the Syrian government at Adra Prison in Damascus. Between then and 3 October 2015, he had been transferred to an unknown location, probably to be judged by a military court. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bassel Khartabil has received more than 194,210 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 181st most popular computer scientist.

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  • 190k

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  • 29.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among computer scientists, Bassel Khartabil ranks 181 out of 187Before him are Craig Federighi, Sophie Wilson, Audrey Tang, Jon Lech Johansen, Daphne Koller, and Larry Ewing. After him are Gottfrid Svartholm, David Heinemeier Hansson, David Karp, Magnus Manske, Blake Ross, and Arfa Karim.

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Among people born in 1981, Bassel Khartabil ranks 595Before him are Taylor Dent, Julie Gonzalo, Juan José Haedo, Lacey Sturm, Ismael Fuentes, and Emily Rose. After him are David López, Guy Sebastian, Marta Roure, Theo Janssen, Jlloyd Samuel, and Constantinos Charalambidis. Among people deceased in 2015, Bassel Khartabil ranks 396Before him are Junior Malanda, Muath Al-Kasasbeh, Alexis Vastine, Beau Biden, Charles Kennedy, and Gregory Mertens. After him are Márton Fülöp, Avijit Roy, Windell Middlebrooks, Olga Syahputra, Arnold Peralta, and Ali Raymi.

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In Syria

Among people born in Syria, Bassel Khartabil ranks 124 out of 124Before him are Wael Nader al-Halqi (1964), Riyad Farid Hijab (1966), Abu Mohammad al-Adnani (1977), Ghada Shouaa (1972), Yusra Mardini (1998), and Razan Zaitouneh (1977).


Among computer scientists born in Syria, Bassel Khartabil ranks 1

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