Mohammed Hussein Heikal

1888 - 1956

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Mohammed Hussein Heikal (Arabic: محمد حسين هيكل Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [mæˈħæmmæd ħeˈseːn ˈheːkæl]; August 20, 1888 – December 8, 1956) was an Egyptian writer, journalist, politician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohammed Hussein Heikal has received more than 50,288 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Mohammed Hussein Heikal is the 2,607th most popular writer (up from 2,734th in 2019), the 360th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 358th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Egyptian Writer.

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  • 54.14

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Mohammed Hussein Heikal has had the most page views in the with 30,059 views, followed by English (9,795), and Indonesian (4,640). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Armenian (152.09%), Scots (80.74%), and Romanian (49.09%)


Among writers, Mohammed Hussein Heikal ranks 2,607 out of 7,302Before him are George Whitefield, Ubayd Zakani, Géza Gárdonyi, Paschasius Radbertus, Banana Yoshimoto, and Tobias Smollett. After him are Sima Tan, Josef Jungmann, Gertrud von Le Fort, Georg Herwegh, Ivan Mažuranić, and Mihail Sadoveanu.

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Among people born in 1888, Mohammed Hussein Heikal ranks 107Before him are Richard Courant, Princess Helena Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Harukichi Hyakutake, Archduke Karl Albrecht of Austria, José Félix Estigarribia, and Domenico Tardini. After him are Léon Scieur, Sophus Nielsen, Carl Hilpert, Marcel L'Herbier, Michał Sopoćko, and Karl Pfeffer-Wildenbruch. Among people deceased in 1956, Mohammed Hussein Heikal ranks 96Before him are Clifford Brown, Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich of Russia, Walter Gieseking, Victor Young, Carl Brockelmann, and Marcel Griaule. After him are Samad Vurgun, Harold Bride, Vladimir Obruchev, Louis Rosier, Israel Zolli, and Ernst Rüdiger Starhemberg.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Mohammed Hussein Heikal ranks 360 out of 642Before him are Sayed Darwish (1892), Hassan Shehata (1947), Sobekemsaf I (-1650), Dionysius Periegetes (100), Lysandra (-300), and Apion (-30). After him are An-Nasir Hasan (1334), Cleomenes of Naucratis (-400), Rashad Khalifa (1935), Hazem El Beblawi (1936), Mustafa Kamil Pasha (1874), and Khalid al-Islambouli (1955).

Among WRITERS In Egypt

Among writers born in Egypt, Mohammed Hussein Heikal ranks 32Before him are Zosimos of Panopolis (250), Albert Cossery (1913), Sotion (-250), Didymus Chalcenterus (-63), Dionysius Periegetes (100), and Apion (-30). After him are Mustafa Kamil Pasha (1874), Olympiodorus of Thebes (301), Farag Foda (1946), Salama Moussa (1887), Georges Schehadé (1905), and Abbās al-Aqqād (1889).