Mahmoud Abbas

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Mahmoud Abbas (Arabic: مَحْمُود عَبَّاس, romanized: Maḥmūd ʿAbbās; born 15 November 1935), also known by the kunya Abu Mazen (Arabic: أَبُو مَازِن, ʾAbū Māzin), is the president of the State of Palestine and the Palestinian National Authority. He has been the chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) since 11 November 2004, PNA president since 15 January 2005, and State of Palestine president since 8 May 2005. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mahmoud Abbas has received more than 2,728,619 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Mahmoud Abbas is the 440th most popular politician (up from 463rd in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Israel (up from 42nd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Israeli Politician.

Mahmoud Abbas is the president of the Palestinian National Authority. He is most famous for his role in the peace process between Israel and Palestine.

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Among politicians, Mahmoud Abbas ranks 440 out of 15,710Before him are Ay, Otho, Albert II of Belgium, Franz von Papen, John II of France, and Jiang Zemin. After him are Zenobia, Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Guy of Lusignan, Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor, George I of Great Britain, and Ashurbanipal.

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Among people born in 1935, Mahmoud Abbas ranks 8Before him are Alain Delon, 14th Dalai Lama, Luciano Pavarotti, Woody Allen, Salman of Saudi Arabia, and José Mujica. After him are Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Donald Sutherland, Michel Aoun, Hussein of Jordan, Julie Andrews, and Arvo Pärt.

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Among people born in Israel, Mahmoud Abbas ranks 39 out of 389Before him are Saint Christopher (220), Baldwin IV of Jerusalem (1161), Goliath (-1060), Jeremiah (-650), Joseph of Arimathea (100), and Joachim (-100). After him are John the Evangelist (10), Eusebius (265), Moshe Dayan (1915), Benjamin Netanyahu (1949), Saint Matthias (1), and Deborah (-1199).


Among politicians born in Israel, Mahmoud Abbas ranks 7Before him are Herod the Great (-73), Ariel Sharon (1928), Yitzhak Rabin (1922), Herod Antipas (-20), Baldwin IV of Jerusalem (1161), and Goliath (-1060). After him are Moshe Dayan (1915), Benjamin Netanyahu (1949), Reuven Rivlin (1939), Hezekiah (-800), Jeroboam (-1000), and Josiah (-648).