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Mohammed Nadir Shah

1883 - 1933

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Mohammad Nadir Shah (Persian and Pashto: محمد نادر شاه – born Mohammad Nadir Khan; 9 April 1883 – 8 November 1933) was King of Afghanistan from 15 October 1929 until his assassination in November 1933. Previously, he served as Minister of War, Afghan Ambassador to France, and as a general in the Royal Afghan Army. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohammed Nadir Shah has received more than 550,394 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Mohammed Nadir Shah is the 1,381st most popular politician (up from 2,519th in 2019), the 48th most popular biography from India (up from 80th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Indian Politician.

Mohammed Nadir Shah is most famous for being the ruler of Afghanistan from 1933 to 1973. He is also known for his military campaigns against the British Empire, India, and Iran.

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Among politicians, Mohammed Nadir Shah ranks 1,381 out of 15,577Before him are Perseus of Macedon, An Lushan, Süleyman Demirel, Rodolfo Graziani, Johan de Witt, and Yang Guifei. After him are Takeda Shingen, Wenceslaus II of Bohemia, George Tupou V, Urho Kekkonen, Lothair of France, and Kurt Georg Kiesinger.

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Among people born in 1883, Mohammed Nadir Shah ranks 20Before him are Clement Attlee, Grigory Zinoviev, Napoleon Hill, Morihei Ueshiba, Otto Heinrich Warburg, and Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria. After him are Semyon Budyonny, Theo van Doesburg, Pierre Laval, Maurice Utrillo, Victor Francis Hess, and Johannes Blaskowitz. Among people deceased in 1933, Mohammed Nadir Shah ranks 6Before him are Li Ching-Yuen, Clara Zetkin, Calvin Coolidge, Adolf Loos, and Faisal I of Iraq. After him are Constantine P. Cavafy, 13th Dalai Lama, John Galsworthy, Annie Besant, Sándor Ferenczi, and Wilhelm Cuno.

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Among people born in India, Mohammed Nadir Shah ranks 48 out of 1,493Before him are Sariputta (-568), Aishwarya Rai (1973), C. V. Raman (1888), Bhāskara II (1114), Meera (1498), and Amir Khusrow (1253). After him are Harsha (590), Tipu Sultan (1750), Augustus De Morgan (1806), Salman Rushdie (1947), Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856), and Zubin Mehta (1936).


Among politicians born in India, Mohammed Nadir Shah ranks 16Before him are Subhas Chandra Bose (1897), Aurangzeb (1618), Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888), Rani of Jhansi (1828), Jahangir (1569), and Sariputta (-568). After him are Harsha (590), Tipu Sultan (1750), Vallabhbhai Patel (1875), Ram Nath Kovind (1945), Samudragupta (335), and Rajendra Prasad (1884).