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Hossein Salami

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Hossein Salami (born in 1960) is an Iranian military officer with the rank of major general, who is the commander-in-chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hossein Salami has received more than 368,359 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Hossein Salami is the 1,508th most popular military personnel (down from 1,354th in 2019), the 341st most popular biography from Iran (down from 312th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Iranian Military Personnel.

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  • 45.56

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  • 19

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  • 2.67

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  • 3.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among military personnels, Hossein Salami ranks 1,508 out of 1,468Before him are Sergey Gritsevets, Stanley A. McChrystal, Afanasy Beloborodov, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, Lyman Lemnitzer, and George Crook. After him are Lloyd Fredendall, Hudson Austin, Stanley Maude, James Stockdale, Jacob L. Devers, and Garnet Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley.

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Among people born in 1960, Hossein Salami ranks 261Before him are Carol Alt, Alexandre Czerniatynski, Glenn Strömberg, Olaf Ludwig, Gloria, Princess of Thurn and Taxis, and Nigel Marven. After him are Joe Simpson, Johnny Briceño, Dave Weckl, Jiří Rusnok, Fadil Vokrri, and Hiromi Tsuru.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Hossein Salami ranks 341 out of 528Before him are Alenush Terian (1921), Ehsan Yarshater (1920), Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel (1945), Dariush Shayegan (1935), Mohammad Mirmohammadi (1948), and Navid Negahban (1968). After him are Darius Khondji (1955), Ali Parvin (1946), Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani (1939), Golshifteh Farahani (1983), Rita (1962), and Mahmoud Namjoo (1918).

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Among military personnels born in Iran, Hossein Salami ranks 7Before him are Qasem Soleimani (1957), Bahram Chobin (600), Datis (-600), Harpagus (-700), Jalil Zandi (1951), and Esmail Ghaani (1957). After him are Mohammad Ali Jafari (1957) and Nasser Shabani (1957).