Mohammed Abdullah Hassan

1856 - 1920

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Sayid Mohamed Abdullahi Hassan (Somali: Sayid Maxamed Cabdulle Xasan; 1856–1920) was a Somali religious and military leader of the Dervish movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohammed Abdullah Hassan has received more than 446,074 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Mohammed Abdullah Hassan is the 3,232nd most popular writer (down from 2,677th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Somalia (down from 10th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Somali Writer.

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.42

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.00

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Mohammed Abdullah Hassan ranks 3,232 out of 5,794Before him are Philippe Jaccottet, Edwin Arnold, Sarah Kirsch, William Congreve, Mohammad-Taqi Bahar, and Siegfried Sassoon. After him are Eugène Burnouf, Filippo Buonaccorsi, Leslie Stephen, Michael Denis, Gertrude Jekyll, and Jean-Louis de Rambures.

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Among people born in 1856, Mohammed Abdullah Hassan ranks 73Before him are Carl Peters, Eduardo Dato, Felix Mottl, Semyon Alapin, Vasily Rozanov, and Thomas Joannes Stieltjes. After him are Rudolf Stammler, Robert Kajanus, Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo, Carl Axel Magnus Lindman, Franz Roubaud, and Paul von Jankó. Among people deceased in 1920, Mohammed Abdullah Hassan ranks 68Before him are Jaan Poska, Matthías Jochumsson, Nasib Yusifbeyli, Kliment Timiryazev, Wilhelm Pfeffer, and Augusto Righi. After him are Moritz Cantor, Dan Andersson, John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, Remus von Woyrsch, Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta, and Theodor Philipsen.

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In Somalia

Among people born in Somalia, Mohammed Abdullah Hassan ranks 13 out of 39Before him are Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed (1934), Nur Hassan Hussein (1937), Aden Adde (1908), Ali Mahdi Muhammad (1939), Hassan Ali Khayre (1968), and Abdirashid Shermarke (1919). After him are Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (1955), Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (1962), Nuruddin Farah (1945), Ayaan Hirsi Ali (1969), Sharif Sheikh Ahmed (1964), and Muse Bihi Abdi (1948).

Among WRITERS In Somalia

Among writers born in Somalia, Mohammed Abdullah Hassan ranks 2Before him are Waris Dirie (1965). After him are Nuruddin Farah (1945).