Ismail Ibn Sharif

1646 - 1727

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Moulay Ismail Ibn Sharif (Arabic: مولاي إسماعيل بن الشريف), born around 1645 in Sijilmassa and died on 22 March 1727 at Meknes, was a Sultan of Morocco from 1672–1727, as the second ruler of the Alaouite dynasty. He was the seventh son of Moulay Sharif and was governor of the province of Fez and the north of Morocco from 1667 until the death of his half-brother, Sultan Moulay Rashid in 1672. He was proclaimed sultan at Fez, but spent several years in conflict with his nephew Moulay Ahmed ben Mehrez, who also claimed the throne, until the latter's death in 1687. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ismail Ibn Sharif has received more than 619,501 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Ismail Ibn Sharif is the 1,478th most popular politician (up from 1,604th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Morocco (up from 9th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Moroccan Politician.

Ismail ibn Sharif is most famous for being the Sultan of Morocco from 1672 to 1727.

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Among politicians, Ismail Ibn Sharif ranks 1,478 out of 15,710Before him are Abel, King of Denmark, Archduchess Sophie of Austria, Emperor Xian of Han, Friedrich Fromm, John Sigismund Zápolya, and Amon of Judah. After him are Jiajing Emperor, Robert Ley, Mongkut, Orestes, Gyeongjong of Joseon, and Ferenc Szálasi.

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Among people born in 1646, Ismail Ibn Sharif ranks 3Before him are Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and Christian V of Denmark. After him are Jules Hardouin-Mansart, Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Antoine Galland, John Flamsteed, Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Maria Francisca of Savoy, Hortense Mancini, Godfrey Kneller, and Charles Plumier. Among people deceased in 1727, Ismail Ibn Sharif ranks 3Before him are Catherine I of Russia and George I of Great Britain. After him are Christiane Eberhardine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Veronica Giuliani, Francesco Gasparini, Francesco Farnese, Duke of Parma, Louis Armand II, Prince of Conti, August Hermann Francke, Aert de Gelder, and Cornelis de Bruijn.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Ismail Ibn Sharif ranks 8 out of 163Before him are Tariq ibn Ziyad (670), Jean Reno (1948), Hassan II of Morocco (1929), Just Fontaine (1933), Abd el-Krim (1882), and Abdelaziz Bouteflika (1937). After him are Mohammed V of Morocco (1909), Alain Badiou (1937), Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), Nathalie Delon (1941), Yusuf ibn Tashfin (1009), and Idris I of Morocco (743).

Among POLITICIANS In Morocco

Among politicians born in Morocco, Ismail Ibn Sharif ranks 4Before him are Hassan II of Morocco (1929), Abd el-Krim (1882), and Abdelaziz Bouteflika (1937). After him are Mohammed V of Morocco (1909), Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), Yusuf ibn Tashfin (1009), Idris I of Morocco (743), Ahmad al-Mansur (1549), Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur (1160), Yusef of Morocco (1882), and Ibn Tumart (1097).