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Humayun

1508 - 1556

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Nasir-ud-Din Muhammad (Persian: ناصرالدین محمد) (Persian pronunciation: [na'siːrʊdiːn mʊha'mad]; 6 March 1508 – 27 January 1556), better known by his regnal name, Humāyūn; (Persian pronunciation: [hʊma'juːn]), was the second emperor of the Mughal Empire, who ruled over territory in what is now Eastern Afghanistan, Pakistan, Northern India, and Bangladesh from 1530 to 1540 and again from 1555 to 1556. Like his father, Babur, he lost his empire early but regained it with the aid of the Safavid dynasty of Persia, with additional territory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Humayun has received more than 4,471,628 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Humayun is the 1,688th most popular politician (down from 1,219th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Afghanistan (down from 8th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Afghan Politician.

Humayun was a Mughal emperor who ruled from 1530 to 1556. He is most famous for his tomb in Delhi, which is the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Humayun ranks 1,688 out of 15,577Before him are Li Xiannian, Béla I of Hungary, Senusret I, Achaemenes, Glycerius, and Emperor Suizei. After him are Clovis II, Francis, Duke of Guise, Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies, Ehud Olmert, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, and Balian of Ibelin.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1508, Humayun ranks 3Before him are Andrea Palladio and Jane Seymour. After him are Nikola IV Zrinski, Pieter Aertsen, Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley, Primož Trubar, Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly, Marin Držić, Gemma Frisius, and Nicolás Monardes. Among people deceased in 1556, Humayun ranks 4Before him are Ignatius of Loyola, Fuzûlî, and Pietro Aretino. After him are Lorenzo Lotto, Thomas Cranmer, Frederick II, Elector Palatine, Martin Agricola, Maximus the Greek, Saitō Dōsan, Francesco Venier, and Richard Chancellor.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Humayun ranks 18 out of 145Before him are Amanullah Khan (1892), Abu Dawood (817), Mahmud of Ghazni (971), Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī (1837), Mohammed Omar (1962), and Babrak Karmal (1929). After him are Habibullāh Kalakāni (1890), Gulbuddin Hekmatyar (1949), Nur Muhammad Taraki (1917), Abdul Rashid Dostum (1954), Ahmad Shah Durrani (1722), and Alp-Tegin (963).

Among POLITICIANS In Afghanistan

Among politicians born in Afghanistan, Humayun ranks 13Before him are Mohammed Daoud Khan (1909), Alauddin Khalji (1266), Amanullah Khan (1892), Mahmud of Ghazni (971), Mohammed Omar (1962), and Babrak Karmal (1929). After him are Habibullāh Kalakāni (1890), Gulbuddin Hekmatyar (1949), Nur Muhammad Taraki (1917), Abdul Rashid Dostum (1954), Ahmad Shah Durrani (1722), and Alp-Tegin (963).