Marwan II

688 - 750

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Marwan ibn Muhammad ibn Marwan ibn al-Hakam (Arabic: مروان بن محمد بن مروان بن الحكم, romanized: Marwān ibn Muḥammad ibn Marwān ibn al-Ḥakam; c. 691– 6 August 750), commonly known as Marwan II, was the fourteenth and last caliph of the Umayyad Caliphate, ruling from 744 until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marwan II has received more than 344,168 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Marwan II is the 1,296th most popular politician (up from 1,569th in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Syria (up from 17th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Syrian Politician.

Marwan II was the last Umayyad caliph of Damascus. He is most famous for being the last Umayyad caliph of Damascus.

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Among politicians, Marwan II ranks 1,296 out of 15,710Before him are Manasseh of Judah, Herod Archelaus, Philip V of Macedon, Charles III of Naples, Frederick IV of Denmark, and Yang Shangkun. After him are Louis the Child, Eleftherios Venizelos, John II Casimir Vasa, Queen Seondeok of Silla, Dolores Ibárruri, and Gudea.

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Among people born in 688, Marwan II ranks 3Before him are Charles Martel and Roderic. After him is Jianzhen. Among people deceased in 750, Marwan II ranks 1After him are Ibrahim ibn al-Walid and Tzitzak.

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Among people born in Syria, Marwan II ranks 15 out of 158Before him are Bashar al-Assad (1965), Apollodorus of Damascus (50), Pope Gregory III (700), John Climacus (579), Muawiya II (661), and Ibn Kathir (1301). After him are Al-Nawawi (1233), Pope Sisinnius (650), Imad ad-Din Zengi (1087), Julia Domna (160), Iamblichus (245), and Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik (691).


Among politicians born in Syria, Marwan II ranks 9Before him are Zenobia (240), Yazid I (647), Philip the Arab (204), Abd al-Rahman I (731), Bashar al-Assad (1965), and Muawiya II (661). After him are Imad ad-Din Zengi (1087), Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik (691), Musa ibn Nusayr (640), Yazid II (687), Antiochus II Theos (-286), and Julia Maesa (165).