Hakimullah Mehsud

1979 - 2013

Hakimullah Mehsud

Hakimullah Mehsud (Pashto/Urdu: حکیم اللہ محسود‎‎; c. 1978-1981 − 1 November 2013), born Jamshed Mehsud (جمشید محسود‎) and also known as Zulfiqar Mehsud (ذو الفقار محسود), was a Pakistani militant who was the emir of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). He was deputy to commander Baitullah Mehsud and one of the leaders of the militant group Fedayeen al-Islam prior to the elder Mehsud's death in a CIA drone missile strike.He had been the TTP's commander in the Khyber, Kurram and Orakzai agencies of Pakistan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hakimullah Mehsud has received more than 143,439 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 179th most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, Hakimullah Mehsud ranks 178 out of 182Before him are Yang Xinhai, Ajmal Kasab, Wail al-Shehri, Colin Pitchfork, Tommy Robinson, and Luka Magnotta. After him are Jared Fogle, Omar Mateen, and James Holmes.

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Among people born in 1979, Hakimullah Mehsud ranks 560Before him are Rashard Lewis, Fani Chalkia, Rick Gonzalez, Nargis Fakhri, Jan Hernych, and Samppa Lajunen. After him are Cédric Kanté, Vicente Sánchez, Alan Osório da Costa Silva, Natalia Rodríguez, Maria Stepanova, and Kevin Hofland. Among people deceased in 2013, Hakimullah Mehsud ranks 360Before him are Lee Thompson Young, Tom Laughlin, Barbara Lawrence, Ingrid Visser, Bonnie Franklin, and Yasuhiro Yamada. After him are Vince Flynn, Harry F. Byrd Jr., Rituparno Ghosh, Soraya Jiménez, Besik Kudukhov, and Andrew Simpson.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Hakimullah Mehsud ranks 105 out of 125Before him are Ajmal Kasab (1987), Shujaat Hussain (1946), Ramesh Sippy (1947), Rubin Okotie (1987), Aafia Siddiqui (1972), and Ashfaq Parvez Kayani (1952). After him are Abida Parveen (1954), Nazia Hassan (1965), Hina Rabbani Khar (1977), Rahat Fateh Ali Khan (1973), Jahangir Khan (1963), and Mukhtar Mai (1972).

Among EXTREMISTS In Pakistan

Among extremists born in Pakistan, Hakimullah Mehsud ranks 4Before him are Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (1964), Baitullah Mehsud (1974), and Ajmal Kasab (1987).

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