Muhammad Zaidan

1948 - 2004

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Muhammad Zaidan (10 December 1948 – 8 March 2004), also known as Abu Abbas AH-boo ə-BAHSS (Arabic: أبو العباس Abū ʿAbbās pronunciation ) or Muhammad Abbas, was (with Tal'at Ya'qoub) the founder and a leader of the Palestine Liberation Front (PLF) Organization. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muhammad Zaidan has received more than 115,903 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Muhammad Zaidan is the 337th most popular social activist (down from 303rd in 2019), the 120th most popular biography from Syria (down from 114th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Muhammad Zaidan ranks 337 out of 538Before him are Hannie Schaft, Felix Manz, Amelia Bloomer, Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia, Black Elk, and Aruna Asaf Ali. After him are Nasrin Sotoudeh, Caupolicán, Edna Parker, Donald Watson, Mary Edwards Walker, and Anatoly Marchenko.

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Among people born in 1948, Muhammad Zaidan ranks 256Before him are Marc Singer, Cissé Mariam Kaïdama Sidibé, John Ashton, Andrei Linde, Ted Nugent, and Claude Le Roy. After him are Todd Rundgren, Pietro Anastasi, Victor Skumin, Akira Matsunaga, Ronnie Van Zant, and Jan Tomaszewski. Among people deceased in 2004, Muhammad Zaidan ranks 137Before him are M. S. Subbulakshmi, Howard Keel, Tiziano Terzani, Kalevi Sorsa, Carrie Snodgress, and Naomi Shemer. After him are Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer, Xenophon Zolotas, Briek Schotte, Agnes Martin, and Rick James.

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In Syria

Among people born in Syria, Muhammad Zaidan ranks 120 out of 181Before him are Cosmas of Maiuma (675), Hussein Arnous (1953), Bassel al-Assad (1962), Buhturi (819), Muhammed Faris (1951), and Dawoud Rajiha (1947). After him are Elia Abu Madi (1890), Hilarion Capucci (1922), Nazim al-Qudsi (1906), Seleucus VII Philometor (-100), Assef Shawkat (1950), and Ghada al-Samman (1942).


Among social activists born in Syria, Muhammad Zaidan ranks 2Before him are Izz ad-Din al-Qassam (1882). After him are Razan Zaitouneh (1977).