Elijah Muhammad

1897 - 1975

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Elijah Muhammad (born Elijah Robert Poole; October 7, 1897 – February 25, 1975) was a religious leader and author who led the Nation of Islam (NOI) from 1934 until his death in 1975, and he claimed that he is Messenger of Allah (God), to the Nation of Islam believers. Muhammad was also the teacher and mentor of Malcolm X, Louis Farrakhan, Muhammad Ali, and his own son, Warith Deen Mohammed. Elijah married Clara Evans (1899–1972) on March 7, 1917. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elijah Muhammad has received more than 4,860,103 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Elijah Muhammad is the 5,633rd most popular politician (up from 6,571st in 2019), the 1,948th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,156th in 2019) and the 118th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Elijah Muhammad ranks 5,633 out of 15,710Before him are Sekhemkare, Kim Chaek, Henri Coiffier de Ruzé, Marquis of Cinq-Mars, Teréz Brunszvik, Georg Kerschensteiner, and Ryutaro Hashimoto. After him are García Íñiguez of Pamplona, Margaret of Austria, Queen of Bohemia, Al-Aziz Billah, Alexandru Averescu, Marie Casimire Louise de La Grange d'Arquien, and Vasile Lupu.

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Among people born in 1897, Elijah Muhammad ranks 85Before him are Judith Anderson, Károly Kerényi, Josep Pla, Adolf Heusinger, Rouben Mamoulian, and Samuel Noah Kramer. After him are Arthur Greiser, George Szell, Zakir Husain, Lester B. Pearson, Eddie Eagan, and Shoghi Effendi. Among people deceased in 1975, Elijah Muhammad ranks 62Before him are Walker Evans, William A. Wellman, Carlo Levi, Joseph Bech, Per Wahlöö, and Hans Bellmer. After him are Franz Six, Marguerite Perey, Cannonball Adderley, Robert Stolz, Guy Mollet, and Eugen Fink.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Elijah Muhammad ranks 1,948 out of 15,968Before him are Liv Tyler (1977), James Dwight Dana (1813), Jack Warden (1920), Sofia Coppola (1971), Andy Williams (1927), and David Graf (1950). After him are Jessica Alba (1981), Beau Bridges (1941), David J. Wineland (1944), Aaron Eckhart (1968), William Lipscomb (1919), and Henry Molaison (1926).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Elijah Muhammad ranks 118Before him are Jim Garrison (1921), Wolfgang Kapp (1858), Sam Houston (1793), Meir Kahane (1932), George Clinton (1739), and Walter Mondale (1928). After him are Spiro Agnew (1918), Clement Greenberg (1909), John Hancock (1737), Samuel Adams (1722), Robert Todd Lincoln (1843), and Janet Yellen (1946).