Mehdi Karroubi

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Mehdi Karroubi (Persian: مهدی کروبی, romanized: Mehdi Karrubi, born 26 September 1937) is an Iranian Shia cleric and reformist politician leading the National Trust Party. Following 2009–2010 Iranian election protests, Karroubi was put under house arrest in February 2011 – reportedly ordered by the Supreme Leader of Iran – without officially being charged, although he is accused of being a "seditionist" and "traitor". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mehdi Karroubi has received more than 188,736 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Mehdi Karroubi is the 10,899th most popular politician (down from 10,869th in 2019), the 293rd most popular biography from Iran (down from 272nd in 2019) and the 143rd most popular Iranian Politician.

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Over the past year Mehdi Karroubi has had the most page views in the with 146,077 views, followed by English (20,316), and Arabic (4,182). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Mazandarani (49,500.00%), Azerbaijani (47.39%), and Finnish (32.25%)


Among politicians, Mehdi Karroubi ranks 10,899 out of 19,576Before him are Roque Sáenz Peña, Horace Mann, George I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Sindae of Goguryeo, Micheon of Goguryeo, and Santiago Casares Quiroga. After him are Ariarathes V of Cappadocia, John Augustus, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst, René de Froulay de Tessé, Boun Oum, Gordon Bajnai, and Maria Emanuel, Margrave of Meissen.

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Among people born in 1937, Mehdi Karroubi ranks 234Before him are Cēzars Ozers, Wanda Jackson, Ada Rogovtseva, Giacomo Rizzolatti, Lois Lowry, and Cornelis Vreeswijk. After him are Edita Piekha, David Mumford, Keiko Abe, Harry Wu, Milutin Šoškić, and Jiří Dienstbier.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Mehdi Karroubi ranks 293 out of 631Before him are Shirin Neshat (1957), Mastoureh Ardalan (1805), Sadeq Khan Zand (1800), Sohrab Sepehri (1928), Mardavij (890), and The Iron Sheik (1942). After him are Arash (1977), Abbas (1944), Mohammad Ali Foroughi (1877), Mithridates V of Parthia (100), Hossein Salami (1960), and Mohammad Kazem Shariatmadari (1906).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Mehdi Karroubi ranks 143Before him are Mirza Kuchik Khan (1880), Ahmad Qavam (1876), Ali-Morad Khan Zand (1779), Imad al-Dawla (892), Sadeq Khan Zand (1800), and Mardavij (890). After him are Mohammad Ali Foroughi (1877), Mithridates V of Parthia (100), Amastrine (-400), Jafar Khan (1800), Ali Akbar Velayati (1945), and Sayed Morad Khan (1800).