Muhammad of Ghor

1160 - 1206

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Mu'izz ad-Din Mohammad Ghori (Persian: معز الدین محمد غوری‎), born Shihab ad-Din (1149 – March 15, 1206), also known as Mohammad of Ghor, was the Sultan of the Ghori empire along with his brother Ghiyath ad-Din Muhammad from 1173 to 1202 and as the sole ruler from 1202 to 1206. He is credited with laying the foundation of Muslim rule in the Indian subcontinent, which lasted for several centuries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muhammad of Ghor has received more than 1,919,991 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Muhammad of Ghor is the 4,209th most popular politician (down from 4,171st in 2019), the 33rd most popular biography from Afghanistan (down from 29th in 2019) and the 25th 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, Muhammad of Ghor ranks 4,209 out of 15,710Before him are Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld, Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cádiz, Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden, Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, L'Inconnue de la Seine, and Antiochus XIII Asiaticus. After him are Külüg Khan, Ri Chun-hee, Tassos Papadopoulos, Giovanni Giolitti, Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, and Henry I of Castile.

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Among people born in 1160, Muhammad of Ghor ranks 8Before him are Pope Gregory IX, Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem, Pérotin, Ali ibn al-Athir, Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur, and Hartmann von Aue. After him are Arnaud Amalric, Ma Yuan, Dulce of Aragon, Alys of France, Countess of Vexin, Berthold V, Duke of Zähringen, and Vladislaus III, Duke of Bohemia. Among people deceased in 1206, Muhammad of Ghor ranks 3Before him are Ismail al-Jazari and Adela of Champagne. After him are Amalric of Bena, Muhammad bin Bakhtiyar Khalji, and John X of Constantinople.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Muhammad of Ghor ranks 33 out of 108Before him are Nur Jahan (1577), Gulbuddin Hekmatyar (1949), Mohammad Najibullah (1947), Mohammed Omar (1962), Moinuddin Chishti (1142), and Khalil Sultan (1384). After him are Abdul Rashid Dostum (1954), Menander I (-190), Diodotus I (-285), Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006), Khaled Hosseini (1965), and Sibghatullah Mojaddedi (1925).

Among POLITICIANS In Afghanistan

Among politicians born in Afghanistan, Muhammad of Ghor ranks 25Before him are Ashraf Ghani (1949), Gulbuddin Hekmatyar (1949), Mohammad Najibullah (1947), Mohammed Omar (1962), Moinuddin Chishti (1142), and Khalil Sultan (1384). After him are Abdul Rashid Dostum (1954), Menander I (-190), Diodotus I (-285), Sibghatullah Mojaddedi (1925), Tahir ibn Husayn (776), and Dost Mohammad Khan (1793).