Mohammed Yusuf

1970 - 2009

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Mohammed Yusuf (29 January 1970 – 30 July 2009), also known as Ustaz Mohammed Yusuf, was a Nigerian terrorist who founded the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in 2002. He was its leader until he was killed during the 2009 Boko Haram uprising. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohammed Yusuf has received more than 4,049 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Mohammed Yusuf is the 17,069th most popular politician (down from 16,024th in 2019), the 70th most popular biography from Nigeria and the 18th most popular Nigerian Politician.

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Among politicians, Mohammed Yusuf ranks 17,069 out of 19,576Before him are Delwa Kassiré Koumakoye, Conrad Christensen, Ferenc Erdei, Norman Lane, Pedro Morenés, and Vincent Lukáč. After him are Werner Meyer, Rodolfo Nin Novoa, Daniel Martínez, Marian Kotleba, Alistair Darling, and Angela Burdett-Coutts, 1st Baroness Burdett-Coutts.

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Among people born in 1970, Mohammed Yusuf ranks 370Before him are Paul Bosvelt, Amy Jo Johnson, Ninel Conde, Axel, Mayumi Omatsu, and Scott Cooper. After him are Karla Homolka, Melissa Hill, Samar Yazbek, Nicklas Lidström, David Barrufet, and Ghostface Killah. Among people deceased in 2009, Mohammed Yusuf ranks 366Before him are Sidney Wood, Rashidi Kawawa, Gennadiy Shatkov, Brenda Joyce, Stanislav Markelov, and Paul Burke. After him are Oswald Karch, Tapan Sinha, Louie Bellson, Ellie Greenwich, Lucy Gordon, and Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Mohammed Yusuf ranks 70 out of 309Before him are Omowunmi Sadik (1964), Emmanuel Olisadebe (1978), Ahmed Musa (1992), Vincent Enyeama (1982), Ben Okri (1959), and Hauwa Ibrahim (1968). After him are Atiku Abubakar (1946), Fiona Fullerton (1956), Victor Moses (1990), Rabiu Afolabi (1980), Wilfred Agbonavbare (1966), and Michael Obiku (1968).

Among POLITICIANS In Nigeria

Among politicians born in Nigeria, Mohammed Yusuf ranks 18Before him are Murtala Mohammed (1938), Nnamdi Azikiwe (1904), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1912), Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi (1924), Ernest Shonekan (1936), and Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900). After him are Atiku Abubakar (1946), Obafemi Awolowo (1909), Moshood Abiola (1937), Yemi Osinbajo (1957), Muhammadu Maccido (1928), and Adebayo Adedeji (1930).