Mawdud of Ghazni

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Shahāb-ud-Dawla Mawdūd (Persian: شهاب‌الدوله مودود; died 1050), known as Mawdud of Ghazni (مودود غزنوی), was a sultan of the Ghaznavids from 1041 – 1050. He seized the throne of the sultanate from his uncle, Muhammad of Ghazni, in revenge for the murder of his father, Mas'ud I of Ghazni. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mawdud of Ghazni has received more than 56,505 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Mawdud of Ghazni is the 9,321st most popular politician, the 77th most popular biography from Afghanistan and the 53rd most popular Afghan Politician.

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Among politicians, Mawdud of Ghazni ranks 9,321 out of 19,576Before him are Garibald, Honoré II, Prince of Monaco, Prince Ernst of Hohenberg, Sikandar Lodi, Berthold IV, Duke of Zähringen, and Clotilde. After him are Louis II, Landgrave of Thuringia, Eduardo Lonardi, Hans Delbrück, Zaid ibn Shaker, Herman Willem Daendels, and Arthur Griffith.

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Among people born in 1012, Mawdud of Ghazni ranks 5Before him are Pope Benedict IX, Baldwin V, Count of Flanders, García Sánchez III of Pamplona, and Marpa Lotsawa. After him are Abbad II al-Mu'tadid, Odo of Gascony, and Cai Xiang.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Mawdud of Ghazni ranks 77 out of 177Before him are Jalaluddin Haqqani (1939), Diodotus II (-252), Abdullah Abdullah (1960), Mohammad Afzal Khan (1811), Diodotus I (-285), and Humaira Begum (1918). After him are Al-Sijzi (945), Abul-Qasim Babur Mirza (1422), Gulbadan Begum (1523), Abdul Ali Mazari (1946), Unsuri (980), and Mohammad Yaqub Khan (1849).

Among POLITICIANS In Afghanistan

Among politicians born in Afghanistan, Mawdud of Ghazni ranks 53Before him are Dost Mohammad Khan (1793), Eucratides I (-170), Diodotus II (-252), Abdullah Abdullah (1960), Mohammad Afzal Khan (1811), and Diodotus I (-285). After him are Abul-Qasim Babur Mirza (1422), Abdul Ali Mazari (1946), Mohammad Yaqub Khan (1849), Demetrius I of Bactria (-300), Abdul Qadir (1944), and Wazir Akbar Khan (1816).