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Gulbuddin Hekmatyar

1949 - Today

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Gulbuddin Hekmatyar (Pashto: ګلبدين حكمتيار‎; born 1 August 1949) is an Afghan politician and former mujahideen leader. He is the founder and current leader of the Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin political party, so called after Mohammad Yunus Khalis split from Hezbi Islami in 1979 to found Hezb-i Islami Khalis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has received more than 1,115,471 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is the 3,895th most popular politician (up from 5,509th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Afghanistan (up from 37th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Afghan Politician.

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is most famous for being the founder of the Hezb-e Islami, a radical Islamist group in Afghanistan.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar ranks 3,895 out of 15,710Before him are Guy, Count of Flanders, Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Horia Sima, Cleombrotus I, and Prince Louis, Duke of Nemours. After him are John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, Emperor Kenzō, Callias II, Natalia Alexeievna, Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, and Gazi Husrev-beg.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1949, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar ranks 58Before him are Lionel Richie, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Jim Broadbent, Shelley Duvall, Ruud Krol, and Ashraf Ghani. After him are Tom Berenger, José Ramos-Horta, Sissy Spacek, Vicky Leandros, Vera Wang, and Joachim Sauer.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar ranks 28 out of 108Before him are Sultan Husayn Bayqara (1438), Habibullāh Kalakāni (1890), Abdur Rahman Khan (1844), Heracles of Macedon (-327), Ashraf Ghani (1949), and Nur Jahan (1577). After him are Mohammad Najibullah (1947), Mohammed Omar (1962), Moinuddin Chishti (1142), Khalil Sultan (1384), Muhammad of Ghor (1160), and Abdul Rashid Dostum (1954).

Among POLITICIANS In Afghanistan

Among politicians born in Afghanistan, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar ranks 20Before him are Alp-Tegin (963), Sultan Husayn Bayqara (1438), Habibullāh Kalakāni (1890), Abdur Rahman Khan (1844), Heracles of Macedon (-327), and Ashraf Ghani (1949). After him are Mohammad Najibullah (1947), Mohammed Omar (1962), Moinuddin Chishti (1142), Khalil Sultan (1384), Muhammad of Ghor (1160), and Abdul Rashid Dostum (1954).