Jamal Khashoggi

1958 - 2018

Jamal Khashoggi

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 Arabian dissident, author, columnist for 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. 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. He said that the Saudi government had "banned him from Twitter", and he later wrote newspaper articles critical of the Saudi government. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jamal Khashoggi has received more than 5,005,304 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,026th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Jamal Khashoggi ranks 1,024 out of 4,883Before him are Theodor Storm, Alexandra David-Néel, Gaius Asinius Pollio, Alexander Ostrovsky, Dio Chrysostom, and Ellen Key. After him are Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Nathalie Sarraute, John Grisham, Ethel Voynich, Italo Svevo, and Yosa Buson.

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Among people born in 1958, Jamal Khashoggi ranks 24Before him are Tim Robbins, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ellen DeGeneres, Keith Haring, Anna Politkovskaya, and Tzipi Livni. After him are Kevin Bacon, Marie Fredriksson, Andre Geim, Wong Kar-wai, Boris Tadić, and Lyudmila Putina. Among people deceased in 2018, Jamal Khashoggi ranks 58Before him are Tom Wolfe, Wim Kok, Bernard Lewis, Claude Lanzmann, Paul D. Boyer, and Steve Ditko. After him are Tsukasa Hosaka, R. Lee Ermey, Ruud Lubbers, Joe Jackson, Girma Wolde-Giorgis, and Christine Nöstlinger.

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