Mohamed Farrah Aidid

1934 - 1996

Mohamed Farrah Aidid

Mohamed Farrah Hassan Aidid (Somali: Maxamed Faarax Xasan Caydiid, Arabic: محمد فرح حسن عيديد‎; December 15, 1934 – August 2, 1996) was a Somali warlord and militia leader. A former general and diplomat, he was the chairman of the United Somali Congress (USC) and later led the Somali National Alliance (SNA). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohamed Farrah Aidid has received more than 1,283,114 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,754th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Mohamed Farrah Aidid ranks 3,731 out of 14,801Before him are Sten Sture the Elder, Lucius Munatius Plancus, Theresa Kunegunda Sobieska, Phraates V, Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg, and Pak Pong-ju. After him are Ruud Lubbers, Charles-Michel de l'Épée, Martin Schulz, Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma, Liutprand, King of the Lombards, and Gaius Calpurnius Piso.

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Among people born in 1934, Mohamed Farrah Aidid ranks 62Before him are Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Heng Samrin, Tassos Papadopoulos, Pedro Pires, Yasuo Takamori, and Udo Jürgens. After him are Wole Soyinka, Ingvar Carlsson, Robert Moog, Lansana Conté, Bingu wa Mutharika, and Giovanni Battista Re. Among people deceased in 1996, Mohamed Farrah Aidid ranks 41Before him are Marcel Carné, Magda Schneider, George Davis Snell, Helmut Schön, Bob Paisley, and Victor Ambartsumian. After him are Georges Duby, Virginia Henderson, Rafael Kubelík, P. L. Travers, Hideo Sakai, and Virginia Cherrill.

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In Somalia

Among people born in Somalia, Mohamed Farrah Aidid ranks 2 out of 30Before him are Waris Dirie (1965). After him are Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed (1934), Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi (1506), Hassan Gouled Aptidon (1916), Aden Adde (1908), Iman (1955), Ali Mahdi Muhammad (1939), Abdirashid Shermarke (1919), Mohammed Abdullah Hassan (1856), Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (1955), and Sharif Sheikh Ahmed (1964).