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Muhammad of Ghor

1160 - 1206

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Mu'izz al-Din Muhammad ibn Sam (Persian: معز الدین محمد بن سام, romanized: Muʿizz al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Sām; c. 1144 – 15 March 1206), also known as Muhammad of Ghor or Muhammad Ghori, was a ruler from the Ghurid dynasty based in the Ghor region of what is today central Afghanistan who ruled from 1173 to 1206. Muhammad and his elder brother Ghiyath al-Din Muhammad ruled in a dyarchy until the latter's death in 1203. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muhammad of Ghor has received more than 3,401,507 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Muhammad of Ghor is the 1,821st most popular politician (up from 4,183rd in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Afghanistan (up from 40th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Afghan Politician.

Muhammad of Ghor is most famous for conquering the Indian subcontinent and founding the Delhi Sultanate.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Muhammad of Ghor ranks 1,821 out of 19,576Before him are Kavad I, Adnan Menderes, Kilij Arslan I, Gyges of Lydia, Phorcys, and Leopoldo Galtieri. After him are Ka, Jovanka Broz, Henry of Germany, Suleiman ibn Qutulmish, Balian of Ibelin, and Sancho I of Portugal.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1160, Muhammad of Ghor ranks 5Before him are Pope Innocent III, Pope Gregory IX, Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem, and Ali ibn al-Athir. After him are Pérotin, Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur, Alys of France, Countess of Vexin, Arnaud Amalric, Hartmann von Aue, Dulce of Aragon, and Ma Yuan. Among people deceased in 1206, Muhammad of Ghor ranks 2Before him is Ismail al-Jazari. After him are Adela of Champagne, Muhammad bin Bakhtiyar Khalji, Amalric of Bena, and John X of Constantinople.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Muhammad of Ghor ranks 13 out of 177Before him are Humayun (1508), Mahmud of Ghazni (971), Ali-Shir Nava'i (1441), Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī (1837), Mohammed Zahir Shah (1914), and Ahmad Shah Massoud (1953). After him are Hafizullah Amin (1929), Amanullah Khan (1892), Babrak Karmal (1929), Burhanuddin Rabbani (1940), Mohammed Daoud Khan (1909), and Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād (1450).

Among POLITICIANS In Afghanistan

Among politicians born in Afghanistan, Muhammad of Ghor ranks 7Before him are Abbas the Great (1571), Hamid Karzai (1957), Humayun (1508), Mahmud of Ghazni (971), Mohammed Zahir Shah (1914), and Ahmad Shah Massoud (1953). After him are Hafizullah Amin (1929), Amanullah Khan (1892), Babrak Karmal (1929), Burhanuddin Rabbani (1940), Mohammed Daoud Khan (1909), and Nur Muhammad Taraki (1917).