Hafizullah Amin

1929 - 1979

Hafizullah Amin

Hafizullah Amin (Pashto/Dari: حفيظ الله امين‎; born 1 August 1929 – 27 December 1979) was an Afghan communist politician during the Cold War. Amin was born in Paghman and educated at Kabul University, after which he started his career as a teacher. After a few years in that occupation, he went to the United States to study. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hafizullah Amin has received more than 481,801 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,595th most popular politician.

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  • 42

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  • 2.73

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Among politicians, Hafizullah Amin ranks 1,586 out of 14,801Before him are Esarhaddon, Songtsen Gampo, Baldwin II of Jerusalem, Lothair II, Alfonso II of Aragon, and Achaemenes. After him are Abd al-Rahman II, Uzziah, King Zhou of Shang, Theodoric I, Francis I of the Two Sicilies, and Kamose.

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Among people born in 1929, Hafizullah Amin ranks 29Before him are Alejandro Jodorowsky, Max von Sydow, Tigran Petrosian, Sándor Kocsis, Yayoi Kusama, and Murray Gell-Mann. After him are Djalma Santos, Imelda Marcos, Graham Hill, Lennart Johansson, John Cassavetes, and Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. Among people deceased in 1979, Hafizullah Amin ranks 14Before him are Jean Monnet, Dennis Gabor, Sándor Kocsis, Mika Waltari, Hanna Reitsch, and Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. After him are Ludvík Svoboda, Agostinho Neto, Sid Vicious, Nelson Rockefeller, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga, and Bertil Ohlin.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Hafizullah Amin ranks 11 out of 89Before him are Hamid Karzai (1957), Humayun (1508), Jami (1414), Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī (1837), Mahmud of Ghazni (971), and Abu Dawood (817). After him are Mohammed Zahir Shah (1914), Burhanuddin Rabbani (1940), Ahmad Shah Massoud (1953), Mohammed Daoud Khan (1909), Amanullah Khan (1892), and Babrak Karmal (1929).

Among POLITICIANS In Afghanistan

Among politicians born in Afghanistan, Hafizullah Amin ranks 5Before him are Abbas the Great (1571), Hamid Karzai (1957), Humayun (1508), and Mahmud of Ghazni (971). After him are Mohammed Zahir Shah (1914), Burhanuddin Rabbani (1940), Ahmad Shah Massoud (1953), Mohammed Daoud Khan (1909), Amanullah Khan (1892), Babrak Karmal (1929), and Nur Muhammad Taraki (1917).

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