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Jamal Khashoggi

1958 - 2018

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Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi (; Arabic: جمال أحمد خاشقجي, romanized: Jamāl ʾAḥmad Ḵāšuqjī, Hejazi pronunciation: [dʒaˈmaːl xaːˈʃʊɡ.(d)ʒi]; 13 October 1958 – 2 October 2018) was a Saudi journalist, dissident, author, columnist for Middle East Eye and The Washington Post, and a general manager and editor-in-chief of Al-Arab News Channel who was assassinated at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October 2018 by agents of the Saudi government, allegedly at the behest of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. He also served as editor for the Saudi Arabian newspaper Al Watan, turning it into a platform for Saudi progressives. Khashoggi fled Saudi Arabia in September 2017 and went into self-imposed exile. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jamal Khashoggi has received more than 7,866,559 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Jamal Khashoggi is the 744th most popular writer (up from 941st in 2019), the 90th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (up from 92nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Saudi Arabian Writer.

Jamal Khashoggi was a journalist and author who was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

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  • 71

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  • 6.56

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  • 4.61

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Among writers, Jamal Khashoggi ranks 744 out of 5,755Before him are Aubrey Beardsley, Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi, Émile Verhaeren, Christa Wolf, Natalia Ginzburg, and Nikolai Ostrovsky. After him are Ann Radcliffe, Aelia Eudocia, Joseph Murphy, Su Shi, Zosimus, and Olga Tokarczuk.

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Among people born in 1958, Jamal Khashoggi ranks 24Before him are Tim Robbins, Jamie Lee Curtis, Keith Haring, Mehmet Ali Ağca, Lyudmila Putina, and Ice-T. After him are Kevin Bacon, Bruce Dickinson, Wong Kar-wai, Éric Zemmour, Janez Janša, and Ellen DeGeneres. Among people deceased in 2018, Jamal Khashoggi ranks 32Before him are Arvid Carlsson, Jin Yong, Stéphane Audran, Lys Assia, Richard E. Taylor, and Paul Allen. After him are Robert Venturi, Francis Lai, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Roy J. Glauber, Bernard Lewis, and V. S. Naipaul.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Jamal Khashoggi ranks 90 out of 251Before him are Zayd ibn Ali (695), Muhammad ibn al-Hanafiyyah (637), Abu Dhar al-Ghifari (600), Abu Ayyub al-Ansari (576), Hashim ibn Abd Manaf (464), and Sa'id bin Zayd (593). After him are Juwayriyya bint al-Harith (608), Ibrahim ibn Muhammad (630), Adnan Khashoggi (1935), Muhammad bin Saud (1710), Wahshi ibn Harb (700), and Umm Kulthum bint Ali (630).

Among WRITERS In Saudi Arabia

Among writers born in Saudi Arabia, Jamal Khashoggi ranks 2Before him are Hind bint Utbah (510). After him are Antarah ibn Shaddad (525), Al-Khansa (575), Hassan ibn Thabit (554), Ka'b ibn al-Ashraf (600), Al-A'sha (570), and Raif Badawi (1984).

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