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], Turkish: Cemal Ahmet Kaşıkçı; 13 October 1958 – 2 October 2018) was a Saudi Arabian journalist, 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, 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. 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 6,068,720 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Jamal Khashoggi is the 941st most popular writer (up from 1,023rd in 2019), the 92nd most popular biography from Saudi Arabia 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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Among writers, Jamal Khashoggi ranks 941 out of 5,794Before him are John Malalas, August Kubizek, Robert Graves, Silius Italicus, Eugenio Montale, and Benito Pérez Galdós. After him are Marie d'Agoult, Aziz Nesin, Vicente Aleixandre, Eleanor Marx, Irwin Shaw, and Valerius Maximus.

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Among people born in 1958, Jamal Khashoggi ranks 25Before him are Tim Robbins, Bruce Dickinson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Keith Haring, Ellen DeGeneres, and Anna Politkovskaya. After him are Kevin Bacon, Boris Tadić, Wong Kar-wai, Hugo Sánchez, Andre Geim, and Robert Patrick. Among people deceased in 2018, Jamal Khashoggi ranks 45Before him are V. S. Naipaul, Jens Christian Skou, Charles K. Kao, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Scott Wilson, and Claude Lanzmann. After him are Whitey Bulger, Günter Blobel, Burton Richter, Reynaldo Bignone, John Young, and R. Lee Ermey.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Jamal Khashoggi ranks 92 out of 222Before him are Muhammad ibn al-Hanafiyyah (637), Abdullah ibn Saba' (700), Juwayriyya bint al-Harith (608), Ibrahim ibn Muhammad (630), Muhammad bin Qasim (695), and Adnan Khashoggi (1935). After him are Al-Wathiq (812), Umm Kulthum bint Ali (630), Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud (1933), Muhammad bin Saud (1710), Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (1928), and Abd Manaf ibn Qusai (430).

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), Ka'b ibn al-Ashraf (600), Hassan ibn Thabit (554), Al-A'sha (570), and Raif Badawi (1984).

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