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Mustafa Barzani

1903 - 1979

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Mustafa Barzani (Kurdish: مەلا مسته‌فا بارزانی‎, romanized: Mistefa Barzanî) (14 March 1903 – 1 March 1979) also known as Mala Mustafa (Preacher Mustafa), was a Kurdish leader, 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 Iraqi regimes. 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 293,644 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Mustafa Barzani is the 67th most popular social activist (up from 78th in 2019), the 56th most popular biography from Iraq (up from 65th 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 67 out of 544Before him are Nicholas Winton, Axel Munthe, Widukind, Mukhtar al-Thaqafi, Anneliese Michel, and Errico Malatesta. After him are Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Dominique Pire, Dragutin Dimitrijević, Gabrielle d'Estrées, Jenny von Westphalen, and Edmond James de Rothschild.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1903, Mustafa Barzani ranks 37Before him are Nikolai Podgorny, The French Angel, Raymond Queneau, Maud Lewis, Vincente Minnelli, and Irène Némirovsky. After him are Fahri Korutürk, Igor Kurchatov, Matthias Sindelar, Tunku Abdul Rahman, Claudio Arrau, and Eliot Ness. Among people deceased in 1979, Mustafa Barzani ranks 21Before him are Hafizullah Amin, Nelson Rockefeller, Sid Vicious, Agostinho Neto, Ludvík Svoboda, and Nur Muhammad Taraki. After him are Reinhard Gehlen, Nadia Boulanger, Ernst Chain, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga, Francisco Macías Nguema, and Rachele Mussolini.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Mustafa Barzani ranks 56 out of 300Before him are Šuppiluliuma I (-1344), Ali Hassan al-Majid (1941), Hasan al-Askari (846), Berossus (-400), Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr (1914), and Ziryab (789). After him are Junayd of Baghdad (830), Tiglath-Pileser III (-755), Tariq Aziz (1936), Al-Amin (787), Ibn Hisham (701), and Lugal-zage-si (-2360).

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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), and Naziha al-Dulaimi (1923).