Isma'il ibn Ahmad

849 - 907

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Abū Ibrāhīm Ismā'īl ibn Aḥmad (Persian: ابو ابراهیم اسماعیل بن احمد سامانی‎; May 849 – 24 November 907), better known simply as Ismail Samani (اسماعیل سامانی), and also known as Isma'il ibn Ahmad (اسماعیل بن احمد), was the Samanid amir of Transoxiana (892–907) and Khorasan (900–907). His reign saw the emergence of the Samanids as a powerful force. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Isma'il ibn Ahmad has received more than 55,834 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Isma'il ibn Ahmad is the 3,147th most popular politician (down from 2,704th in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Uzbekistan (down from 10th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Uzbekistani Politician.

Isma'il ibn Ahmad is most famous for being the founder of the Safavid dynasty, which ruled Iran from 1501 to 1722.

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Among politicians, Isma'il ibn Ahmad ranks 3,147 out of 15,710Before him are Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Prince Pierre, Duke of Valentinois, Salome Zourabichvili, Locusta, Fan Li, and Alexander Balas. After him are Marie Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans, Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia, Mojmir I of Moravia, Yazdegerd I, Kaysone Phomvihane, and Sigebert III.

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Among people born in 849, Isma'il ibn Ahmad ranks 2Before him is Alfred the Great. After him is Ashot II of Armenia. Among people deceased in 907, Isma'il ibn Ahmad ranks 3Before him are Árpád and Boris I of Bulgaria. After him are Herbert I, Count of Vermandois and Luitpold, Margrave of Bavaria.

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In Uzbekistan

Among people born in Uzbekistan, Isma'il ibn Ahmad ranks 14 out of 107Before him are Abu Mansur al-Maturidi (893), Shah Rukh (1377), Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari (1327), Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Kathir al-Farghani (810), Anna German (1936), and Shavkat Mirziyoyev (1957). After him are Abu al-Ghazi Bahadur (1603), Mohammed Alim Khan (1880), Habibullah Khan (1872), Alisher Usmanov (1953), Yaqub Beg (1820), and Sadriddin Ayni (1878).

Among POLITICIANS In Uzbekistan

Among politicians born in Uzbekistan, Isma'il ibn Ahmad ranks 5Before him are Babur (1483), Islam Karimov (1938), Shah Rukh (1377), and Shavkat Mirziyoyev (1957). After him are Mohammed Alim Khan (1880), Habibullah Khan (1872), Yaqub Beg (1820), Abdal-Latif Mirza (1420), Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat (1499), Goharshad Begum (1400), and Abdullah Khan II (1533).