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Man Haron Monis

1964 - 2014

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Man Haron Monis (Persian: هارون مونس; born Mohammed Hassan Manteghi Borujerdi; 19 May 1964 – 16 December 2014) was an Iranian-born refugee and Australian citizen who took hostages in a siege at the Lindt Chocolate Café at Martin Place, Sydney on 15 December 2014, lasting for 17 hours, until the early hours of the following morning. The siege resulted in the death of Monis and two hostages.While Monis had a warrant out for his arrest in Iran, he sought political asylum in Australia in 1996, which was granted in 2001. Monis variously promoted himself as an Iranian intelligence official, a political activist, a spiritual healer and expert in black magic, an outlaw bikie and a Muslim cleric. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Man Haron Monis has received more than 406,902 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Man Haron Monis is the 6,433rd most popular writer (down from 5,728th in 2019), the 480th most popular biography from Iran (down from 429th in 2019) and the 57th most popular Iranian Writer.

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Among writers, Man Haron Monis ranks 6,433 out of 5,755Before him are Hitomi Kanehara, Denise Mina, Anita Sarkeesian, Henriett Seth F., Alejandro Rejon Huchin, and Lucy Ayoub. After him are Doug Stanhope, Pamela Geller, Caitlin Moran, Jo Frost, Kenneth Turan, and Maarja Kangro.

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Among people born in 1964, Man Haron Monis ranks 797Before him are Michael McDonald, Stephen Frick, Yoshinori Higashikawa, Ralph Garman, Antonio McKay, and Wayman Tisdale. After him are Ashutosh Gowariker, Patty Griffin, Desmond Armstrong, Andy Abraham, Nicki French, and Paul McStay. Among people deceased in 2014, Man Haron Monis ranks 515Before him are Peaches Geldof, Jan Hooks, Yago Lamela, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, Sam Berns, and Ihor Kostenko. After him are Kristof Goddaert, Elena Baltacha, Misty Upham, Simone Battle, U. Srinivas, and Senzo Meyiwa.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Man Haron Monis ranks 480 out of 528Before him are Kimia Alizadeh (1998), Hossein Kaebi (1985), Ghasem Rezaei (1985), Omid Ebrahimi (1987), Pejman Montazeri (1983), and Morteza Pouraliganji (1992). After him are Sadaf Taherian (1988), Bahman Golbarnezhad (1968), Moharram Navidkia (1982), Amir Hossein Sadeghi (1981), Javad Kazemian (1981), and Kaveh Rezaei (1992).

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Among WRITERS In Iran

Among writers born in Iran, Man Haron Monis ranks 57Before him are Azar Nafisi (1955), Shahrnush Parsipur (1946), Ahmad NikTalab (1934), Masih Alinejad (1976), Roya Hakakian (1966), and Ruhollah Zam (1978).