Gulbuddin Hekmatyar

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Gulbuddin Hekmatyar

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar (Pashto: ګلبدين حکمتيار‎; Persian: گلبدین حکمتیار‎; 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 645,448 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5,547th most popular politician.

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  • 31

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  • 6.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.68

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar ranks 5,514 out of 14,801Before him are Ishpuini of Urartu, Luigi Facta, Hermeric, Louis-François de Boufflers, Conrad, Duke of Lorraine, and Arnold of Torroja. After him are Giuliano Amato, Johann Trollmann, Kerbogha, Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf, Prince William, Duke of Cumberland, and Horst Seehofer.

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Among people born in 1949, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar ranks 84Before him are Ashraf Ghani, Paul Rodgers, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, José Pékerman, Carl Bildt, and Luis Sepúlveda. After him are Horst Seehofer, Billy Gibbons, Ken Wilber, Axel Honneth, Elizabeth George, and Victor Garber.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar ranks 37 out of 89Before him are Bairam Khan (1501), Khaled Hosseini (1965), Ashraf Ghani (1949), Khalil Sultan (1384), Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006), and Dost Mohammad Khan (1793). After him are Mohammed Omar (1962), Tahir ibn Husayn (776), Abdul Rashid Dostum (1954), Abu Sa'id Mirza (1424), Sanai (1080), and Muhammad Shah (1702).

Among POLITICIANS In Afghanistan

Among politicians born in Afghanistan, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar ranks 26Before him are Muhammad of Ghor (1160), Mohammad Najibullah (1947), Bairam Khan (1501), Ashraf Ghani (1949), Khalil Sultan (1384), and Dost Mohammad Khan (1793). After him are Mohammed Omar (1962), Tahir ibn Husayn (776), Abdul Rashid Dostum (1954), Abu Sa'id Mirza (1424), Muhammad Shah (1702), and Ashraf Hotak (1700).

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