POLITICIAN

Nizar Rayan

1959 - 2009

Nizar Rayan

Nizar Rayan (Arabic: نزار ريان‎, Nɩzár Rɑȋán, also transliterated Rayyan; 6 March 1959 – 1 January 2009) was a high ranking Hamas leader who served as a liaison between the Palestinian organization's political leadership and its military wing. Also a professor of Islamic law, he became a top Islamic cleric within Hamas after the death of Sheikh Ahmed Yassin in 2004. Rayan was a strong promoter between 1994 and 2004 of suicide bombings on Israel, and his son killed himself on one such mission. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nizar Rayan has received more than 36,491 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,778th most popular politician.

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  • 36k

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  • 40.97

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.81

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Nizar Rayan ranks 12,667 out of 14,801Before him are Nurlan Balgimbayev, Ted Cruz, Iñaki Azkuna, Sexred, Djoomart Otorbaev, and Oliver Otis Howard. After him are David Lange, Fayez Tarawneh, Maria, wife of Leo III, Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer, Iñigo Urkullu, and Jean-Louis Borloo.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1959, Nizar Rayan ranks 280Before him are Marcos Alonso, Toshihiko Okimune, Jeanette Winterson, Alessandro Andrei, Daniel Goldhagen, and Sito Pons. After him are Luis Fernando Suárez, Trond Sollied, Wolfgang Rolff, Gregg Araki, Eben Moglen, and Adriana Ozores. Among people deceased in 2009, Nizar Rayan ranks 246Before him are Erica Boyer, The Rev, Arturo Gatti, Jacques Sylla, Frank Vandenbroucke, and Vladimir Fedotov. After him are Ellie Greenwich, Sergei Magnitsky, Umaga, Shōichi Nakagawa, Lou Albano, and Dave Arneson.

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In Palestine

Among people born in Palestine, Nizar Rayan ranks 31 out of 32Before him are Khaled Mashal (1956), Salam Fayyad (1952), Hanan Ashrawi (1946), Marwan Barghouti (1959), Ahmed Jabari (1960), and Ahmad Sa'adat (1953). After him are Yahya Ayyash (1966).

Among POLITICIANS In Palestine

Among politicians born in Palestine, Nizar Rayan ranks 12Before him are Pekahiah (-800), Ismail Haniyeh (1962), Ahmed Qurei (1938), Khaled Mashal (1956), Salam Fayyad (1952), and Marwan Barghouti (1959).

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