Habibullāh Kalakāni

1890 - 1929

Habibullāh Kalakāni

Habibullāh Kalakāni (Dari: حبیب‌الله کلکانی‎, 19 January 1891 – 1 November 1929), also known by his nickname "Bacha-ye Saqao" (also romanized Bachai Sakao; literally son of the water carrier) was a ruler of Afghanistan from 17 January to 13 October 1929, as well as a leader of the Saqqawists. During the Afghan Civil War, he captured vast swathes of Afghanistan and ruled Kabul during what is known in historiography as the "Saqqawist period". He was an ethnic Tajik. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Habibullāh Kalakāni has received more than 164,300 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,924th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Habibullāh Kalakāni ranks 3,901 out of 14,801Before him are Zhelyu Zhelev, Emperor Go-Shirakawa, Aaron Burr, Archduchess Eleanor of Austria, Artaphernes, and Claudia Felicitas of Austria. After him are Aelia Eudoxia, Wilfried Martens, Baldwin V, Count of Flanders, Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal, Emperor Shang of Han, and Leonnatus.

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Among people born in 1890, Habibullāh Kalakāni ranks 44Before him are Viktor Lutze, Hans-Valentin Hube, Jacques Ibert, Elsa Schiaparelli, Beniamino Gigli, and Jaroslav Heyrovský. After him are Naum Gabo, Moša Pijade, Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia, Rose Kennedy, Kurt Tucholsky, and Vannevar Bush. Among people deceased in 1929, Habibullāh Kalakāni ranks 23Before him are Émile Loubet, Antoine Bourdelle, Wyatt Earp, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Richard Réti, and Thomas Burke. After him are Jan Baudouin de Courtenay, Charles Cooley, Mercédès Jellinek, Arthur Scherbius, Carl Auer von Welsbach, and Gyula Andrássy the Younger.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Habibullāh Kalakāni ranks 25 out of 89Before him are Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād (1450), Heracles of Macedon (-327), Nur Jahan (1577), Sibghatullah Mojaddedi (1925), Abdur Rahman Khan (1844), and Sultan Husayn Bayqara (1438). After him are Abu Maʿshar (787), Diodotus I (-285), Moinuddin Chishti (1142), Muhammad of Ghor (1160), Mohammad Najibullah (1947), and Bairam Khan (1501).

Among POLITICIANS In Afghanistan

Among politicians born in Afghanistan, Habibullāh Kalakāni ranks 17Before him are Babrak Karmal (1929), Nur Muhammad Taraki (1917), Heracles of Macedon (-327), Sibghatullah Mojaddedi (1925), Abdur Rahman Khan (1844), and Sultan Husayn Bayqara (1438). After him are Diodotus I (-285), Moinuddin Chishti (1142), Muhammad of Ghor (1160), Mohammad Najibullah (1947), Bairam Khan (1501), and Ashraf Ghani (1949).

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