Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik

685 - 738

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Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik (Arabic: مسلمة بن عبد الملك‎, in Greek sources Μασαλμᾶς, Masalmas; fl. 705 – 24 December 738) was an Umayyad prince and one of the most prominent Arab generals of the early decades of the 8th century, leading several campaigns against the Byzantine Empire and the Khazar Khaganate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik has received more than 63,768 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik is the 8,094th most popular politician (down from 7,781st in 2019), the 87th most popular biography from Syria (down from 77th in 2019) and the 41st most popular Syrian Politician.

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Among politicians, Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik ranks 8,094 out of 15,710Before him are Welf, Pami, Basarab II of Wallachia, Gaius Octavius Tidius Tossianus Lucius Javolenus Priscus, Jiro Taniguchi, and Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso. After him are Muhammad III of Córdoba, Odo of Bayeux, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois, Geoffrey II of Villehardouin, Poul Schlüter, and Friedrich Ferdinand von Beust.

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Among people born in 685, Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik ranks 6Before him are Emperor Xuanzong of Tang, Pelagius of Asturias, Kul Tigin, Chlothar IV, and Shantideva.  Among people deceased in 738, Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik ranks 1After him is Kormesiy.

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Among people born in Syria, Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik ranks 87 out of 158Before him are Fakhr al-Mulk Radwan (1080), Ahmad ibn Arabshah (1389), Duqaq (1100), Adib Shishakli (1909), Mariam al-Asturlabi (950), and Salah al-Din al-Bitar (1912). After him are John Moschus (550), Gaius Julius Priscus (250), Ignatius Moses I Daoud (1930), Tiridates II of Parthia (-100), Michael Ansara (1922), and Salih Muslim (1951).


Among politicians born in Syria, Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik ranks 41Before him are Shukri al-Quwatli (1891), Al-Qa'im (893), Fakhr al-Mulk Radwan (1080), Duqaq (1100), Adib Shishakli (1909), and Salah al-Din al-Bitar (1912). After him are Gaius Julius Priscus (250), Tiridates II of Parthia (-100), Salih Muslim (1951), Husni al-Za'im (1897), Al-Afdal ibn Salah ad-Din (1170), and Hashim al-Atassi (1875).