1170 - 1223

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Muqali (Mongolian: Мухулай; 1170–1223), also spelt Mukhali and Mukhulai, was a Mongol general ("bo'ol", transl. one who is bound in service) who became a trusted and esteemed commander under Genghis Khan. The son of Gü'ün U'a, a Jalair leader who had sworn fealty to the Mongols, he became known by his epithet "Muqali", "one who dulls", earned through his committed and able service to the Great Khan and the Mongol Empire. During the invasion of Jin China, Muqali acted as Genghis Khan's second-in-command, was promoted to Viceroy of China, and was entrusted with a great degree of autonomy once Genghis Khan departed to conquer Central Asia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muqali has received more than 131,581 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Muqali is the 443rd most popular military personnel (down from 428th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Mongolia (down from 19th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Mongolian Military Personnel.

Muqali is most famous for being the commander of the army that conquered Jerusalem in 1099.

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Over the past year Muqali has had the most page views in the with 20,737 views, followed by English (18,931), and Russian (11,615). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Persian (292.96%), Ukrainian (51.28%), and Catalan (19.87%)


Among military personnels, Muqali ranks 443 out of 2,058Before him are Pavel Nakhimov, Horatius Cocles, Petre Dumitrescu, Viktor Kulikov, Yoshiko Kawashima, and Erich Kempka. After him are Vjekoslav Luburić, Jan Pieterszoon Coen, Armando Diaz, Guillaume Brune, Xiahou Yuan, and Charles Sweeney.

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Among people born in 1170, Muqali ranks 8Before him are Saint Dominic, Valdemar II of Denmark, Wolfram von Eschenbach, Walther von der Vogelweide, Hermann von Salza, and Constantine Laskaris. After him are Isabella of Hainault, Al-Afdal ibn Salah ad-Din, Otto I, Count of Burgundy, Jayadeva, Jacques de Vitry, and Abdallah al-Adil. Among people deceased in 1223, Muqali ranks 3Before him are Philip II of France, and Afonso II of Portugal. After him are Ibn Qudamah, George IV of Georgia, Margaret of Hungary, Ada, Countess of Holland, Sancho, Count of Provence, Mstislav III of Kiev, Wincenty Kadłubek, and Unkei.

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In Mongolia

Among people born in Mongolia, Muqali ranks 20 out of 71Before him are Toghrul (1130), Damdin Sükhbaatar (1893), Altan Khan (1507), Sorghaghtani Beki (1190), Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal (1916), and Baydu (1300). After him are Esen Taishi (1407), Dayan Khan (1464), Ligdan Khan (1558), 4th Dalai Lama (1589), Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh (1968), and Zanabazar (1635).


Among military personnels born in Mongolia, Muqali ranks 4Before him are Genghis Khan (1162), Jochi (1181), and Subutai (1175).