Khaled Mashal

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Khaled Mashal (Arabic: خالد مشعل, romanized: Khālid Mashʿal, Levantine Arabic: [xaːled meʃʕal], born 28 May 1956) is a former leader of the Palestinian organization Hamas. After the founding of Hamas in 1987, Mashal became the leader of the Kuwaiti branch of the organization. In 1992, he became a founding member of Hamas' politburo and its chairman. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Khaled Mashal has received more than 584,287 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Khaled Mashal is the 6,328th most popular politician (up from 7,706th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Palestine (up from 25th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Khaled Mashal ranks 6,328 out of 15,710Before him are Ippolito II d'Este, Tippu Tip, Rei Kawakubo, King Kang of Zhou, Rhesus of Thrace, and Muhammad VIII al-Amin. After him are Robert I, Latin Emperor, Johan Nygaardsvold, Emperor Jomei, Radama II, Honoré II, Prince of Monaco, and Neferkare Neby.

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Among people born in 1956, Khaled Mashal ranks 56Before him are Michael Biehn, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, Amado Carrillo Fuentes, Bakir Izetbegović, Michele Alboreto, and Sela Ward. After him are Miguel Bosé, Rita Wilson, Almazbek Atambayev, Joan Allen, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, and Stevie Young.

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In Palestine

Among people born in Palestine, Khaled Mashal ranks 20 out of 28Before him are Abdullah Yusuf Azzam (1941), Mary of Bethany (null), Pekahiah (-800), Sozomen (400), Ismail Haniyeh (1962), and Hilarion (291). After him are Ahmed Qurei (1938), Salam Fayyad (1952), Hanan Ashrawi (1946), Marwan Barghouti (1959), Ahmed Jabari (1960), and Ahmad Sa'adat (1953).

Among POLITICIANS In Palestine

Among politicians born in Palestine, Khaled Mashal ranks 7Before him are David (-1010), Zacchaeus (50), Herod Archelaus (-23), Abdullah Yusuf Azzam (1941), Pekahiah (-800), and Ismail Haniyeh (1962). After him are Ahmed Qurei (1938), Salam Fayyad (1952), Marwan Barghouti (1959), and Nizar Rayan (1959).