Jalaluddin Haqqani

1939 - 2018

Jalaluddin Haqqani

Mawlawi Jalaluddin Haqqani (1939 – 3 September 2018) was an Afghan leader of the Haqqani network, an insurgent group fighting in guerilla warfare against US-led NATO forces, and the present government of Afghanistan they support. He distinguished himself as an internationally sponsored insurgent fighter in the 1980s during the Soviet–Afghan War, including Operation Magistral. He earned U.S. praise and was called "goodness personified" by the U.S. officials. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jalaluddin Haqqani has received more than 349,041 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 121st most popular extremist.

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  • 20

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  • 4.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among extremists, Jalaluddin Haqqani ranks 121 out of 182Before him are Harold Shipman, Robert Hansen, Dennis Rader, Bugs Moran, Luis Posada Carriles, and Jack Unterweger. After him are Mohamed Atta, Louis Farrakhan, Nancy Spungen, Charles Starkweather, Jan-Carl Raspe, and Ernst Zündel.

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Among people born in 1939, Jalaluddin Haqqani ranks 195Before him are Susannah York, Ferdinand Bracke, Samantha Eggar, Arik Einstein, Néstor Combin, and Giorgio Gaber. After him are Paul Gleason, Vladimir Menshov, Klavdiya Boyarskikh, Zenon Grocholewski, Angelo Sormani, and James Fox. Among people deceased in 2018, Jalaluddin Haqqani ranks 166Before him are Vladimir Lyakhov, Luis Posada Carriles, Mohammed Karim Lamrani, Lyudmila Alexeyeva, Abdel Rahman Swar al-Dahab, and Luigi Taveri. After him are Edgar Hilsenrath, Zhores Medvedev, Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Penny Marshall, Anna Maria Ferrero, and Walter Mischel.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Jalaluddin Haqqani ranks 58 out of 89Before him are Ahmad Zahir (1946), Mas'ud I of Ghazni (998), Jalal-ud-din Khalji (1220), Demetrius I of Bactria (-300), Abdul Rahim Hatif (1926), and Diodotus II (-252). After him are Mirwais Hotak (1673), Mohammad Yaqub Khan (1849), Ismail Khan (1946), Heliocles I (-200), Shah Shujah Durrani (1785), and Haji Mohammad Chamkani (1947).

Among EXTREMISTS In Afghanistan

Among extremists born in Afghanistan, Jalaluddin Haqqani ranks 1