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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. The group's official name is Jama'atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda'awati wal-Jihad, which in Arabic means "People Committed to the Propagation of the Teachings and Jihad".Born in Girgir village, in Jakusko, present-day Yobe State, Nigeria, Yusuf received a local education. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohammed Yusuf has received more than 3,802 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Mohammed Yusuf is the 16,597th most popular politician, the 70th most popular biography from Nigeria and the 20th most popular Nigerian Politician.

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Among politicians, Mohammed Yusuf ranks 16,597 out of 15,577Before him are Srgjan Kerim, Andrew Holness, Parmanand Jha, Arlen Specter, Renzo Nostini, and Eliot Spitzer. After him are Mike Mansfield, Ram Jethmalani, Ron Klain, Nika Gilauri, Jaime Mayor Oreja, and Aleksandar Vulin.

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Among people born in 1970, Mohammed Yusuf ranks 397Before him are Khalil Al Ghamdi, Erik Dekker, Tory Belleci, Stefan Lövgren, Branko Strupar, and Sergei Zubov. After him are Roger Cicero, Sheri Moon Zombie, Audra McDonald, Chris Coleman, Alex Kendrick, and Louise Lombard. Among people deceased in 2009, Mohammed Yusuf ranks 339Before him are Louie Bellson, Anna-Maria Müller, Jane Randolph, Ruth Ford, Ken Henry, and Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi. After him are Arnold Stang, Philip Carey, Wendy Richard, Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Ed McMahon, and Stanislav Markelov.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Mohammed Yusuf ranks 70 out of 236Before him are Anthony Olubunmi Okogie (1936), Celestine Babayaro (1978), Hauwa Ibrahim (1968), Michael Obiku (1968), Kalu Uche (1982), and Victor Osimhen (1998). After him are John Obi Mikel (1987), Emmanuel Olisadebe (1978), Joseph Yobo (1980), Emmanuel Emenike (1987), John Utaka (1982), and Wilfred Agbonavbare (1966).

Among POLITICIANS In Nigeria

Among politicians born in Nigeria, Mohammed Yusuf ranks 20Before him are Murtala Mohammed (1938), Nnamdi Azikiwe (1904), Abdulsalami Abubakar (1942), Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi (1924), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1912), and Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900). After him are Obafemi Awolowo (1909), Yemi Osinbajo (1957), Peter Konyegwachie (1965), and Blessing Oborududu (1989).