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Muawiyah I

603 - 680

Muawiyah I

Muawiyah I (Arabic: معاوية بن أبي سفيان‎, romanized: Muʿāwiya ibn Abī Sufyān; c. 602 –April 680) was the founder and first caliph of the Umayyad Caliphate. Muawiyah and his father Abu Sufyan had opposed the Islamic prophet Muhammad, their distant Qurayshite kinsman, until the latter captured Mecca in 630, after which Muawiyah became one of Muhammad's scribes. He was appointed by Caliph Abu Bakr (r. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muawiyah I has received more than 1,258,368 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 247th most popular politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among POLITICIANS, Muawiyah I ranks 247 out of 14,801Before him are Louis XI of France, Babur, Charles VII of France, António de Oliveira Salazar, Shimon Peres, and Mehmed VI. After him are Charles IX of France, Thutmose III, Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, François Mitterrand, Ibrahim of the Ottoman Empire, and Catherine I of Russia.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 603, Muawiyah I ranks 1After him are Queen Seondeok of Silla, Umm Kulthum bint Muhammad, Kʼinich Janaabʼ Pakal, and Yeon Gaesomun. Among people deceased in 680, Muawiyah I ranks 2Before him is Husayn ibn Ali. After him are Abbas ibn Ali, Princess Wencheng, Bhāskara I, Cædmon, and Hilda of Whitby.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Muawiyah I ranks 9 out of 174Before him are Ali (601), Abu Bakr (573), Husayn ibn Ali (626), Uthman (574), Fatimah (604), and Aisha (605). After him are Khalid ibn al-Walid (592), Khadija bint Khuwaylid (556), Hasan ibn Ali (624), Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), Osama bin Laden (1957), and Bilal ibn Rabah (580).