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Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi

1787 - 1859

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Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi (Arabic: محمد بن علي السنوسي; in full Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī al-Sanūsī al-Mujāhirī al-Ḥasanī al-Idrīsī) (1787–1859) was an Algerian Muslim theologian and leader who founded the Senussi mystical order in 1837. His militant mystical movement proved very significant and helped Libya to win its freedom from Italy on 10 February 1947. Omar Mukhtar was one of the most significant leaders of the Senussi military campaign launched by Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi has received more than 92,291 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi is the 8,049th most popular politician (up from 8,477th in 2019), the 63rd most popular biography from Algeria (up from 65th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Algerian Politician.

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Among politicians, Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi ranks 8,049 out of 15,577Before her are Emperor Kang of Jin, Honoré II, Prince of Monaco, Teucer, Sanghamitta, Ateas, and Mohamed Ould Ghazouani. After her are Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern, Ban Biao, Gala, Robert II, Count of Dreux, Dan Quayle, and Mark of Cornwall.

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Among people born in 1787, Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi ranks 19Before her are Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse, Guillaume Henri Dufour, Edmund Kean, Delphine LaLaurie, James Weddell, and Ludwig Uhland. After her are Prince William of Hesse-Kassel, Christian Ludwig Brehm, Pellegrino Rossi, Mathieu Orfila, Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Hildburghausen, and Alexander Alyabyev. Among people deceased in 1859, Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi ranks 30Before her are John Austin, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Marceline Desbordes-Valmore, Robert Stephenson, Louis Poinsot, and Yoshida Shōin. After her are Princess Anna of Saxony, Zygmunt Krasiński, Tatya Tope, Sergey Aksakov, Carl Adolph Agardh, and F. J. Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi ranks 63 out of 184Before her are Rabah Madjer (1958), Alphonse Juin (1888), Adherbal (-200), Gaston Julia (1893), Isaac Alfasi (1013), and Djamila Bouhired (1935). After her are Alain Mimoun (1921), Tony Gatlif (1948), Rabah Bitat (1925), Roger Hanin (1925), Nicole Garcia (1946), and Mouloud Feraoun (1913).

Among POLITICIANS In Algeria

Among politicians born in Algeria, Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi ranks 28Before her are Francisco Serrano, 1st Duke of la Torre (1810), Ali Kafi (1928), Lakhdar Brahimi (1934), René Viviani (1862), Paul Masson (1876), and Adherbal (-200). After her are Rabah Bitat (1925), Abdelhamid Ben Badis (1889), Ahmed Ouyahia (1952), Abdelmalek Sellal (1948), Thelma Schoonmaker (1940), and Abdelaziz Djerad (1954).