SOCIAL ACTIVIST

Mustafa Barzani

1903 - 1979

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Mustafa Barzani (Kurdish: مەلا مسته‌فا بارزانی, romanized: Mustafa Barzanî; 14 March 1903 – 1 March 1979), also known as Mela Mustafa (Preacher Mustafa), was a Kurdish leader, general and one of the most prominent political figures in modern Kurdish politics. In 1946, he was chosen as the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) to lead the Kurdish revolution against the Kingdom of Iraq. Barzani was the primary political and military leader of the Kurdish revolution until his death in March 1979. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mustafa Barzani has received more than 460,851 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Mustafa Barzani is the 61st most popular social activist (up from 65th in 2019), the 50th most popular biography from Iraq (up from 51st in 2019) and the most popular Iraqi Social Activist.

Mustafa Barzani is most famous for leading the Kurdish people to independence in Iraq.

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Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS

Among social activists, Mustafa Barzani ranks 61 out of 840Before him are Fanny Kaplan, Alfred Hermann Fried, Túpac Amaru II, Babak Khorramdin, Stenka Razin, and Alexei Navalny. After him are Thích Quảng Đức, Mukhtar al-Thaqafi, José Rizal, Witold Pilecki, Camilo Cienfuegos, and Beatrice Cenci.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1903, Mustafa Barzani ranks 21Before him are Vladimir Horowitz, Adolf Butenandt, Andrey Kolmogorov, Kane Tanaka, Jan Tinbergen, and Anaïs Nin. After him are Galeazzo Ciano, José Antonio Primo de Rivera, Hugo Theorell, Hans Jonas, Nikolai Podgorny, and Igor Kurchatov. Among people deceased in 1979, Mustafa Barzani ranks 16Before him are Jean Monnet, Sándor Kocsis, Mika Waltari, Dennis Gabor, Ludvík Svoboda, and Jean Seberg. After him are Nelson Rockefeller, Sonia Delaunay, Hafizullah Amin, Hanna Reitsch, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga, and Nadia Boulanger.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Mustafa Barzani ranks 50 out of 384Before him are Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr (1914), Al-Jahiz (775), Tiglath-Pileser I (-1200), Shalmaneser III (-900), Ziryab (789), and Nahum (-600). After him are Ashurnasirpal II (-1000), Al-Mutawakkil (822), Junayd of Baghdad (830), Abd al-Karim Qasim (1914), Ibn Hisham (701), and Ali Hassan al-Majid (1941).

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Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In Iraq

Among social activists born in Iraq, Mustafa Barzani ranks 1After him are Rashid ad-Din Sinan (1130), Al-Mu'tazz (847), Al-Shaykh Al-Mufid (948), Naziha al-Dulaimi (1923), David Sassoon (1792), and Zainab Salbi (1969).