Nur ad-Din

1116 - 1174

Nur ad-Din

Nūr ad-Dīn Abū al-Qāsim Maḥmūd ibn ʿImād ad-Dīn Zengī (February 1118 – 15 May 1174), often shortened to his laqab Nur ad-Din (Arabic: نور الدين‎, "Light of the Faith"), also in Turkish known as Nûreddin Mahmud Zengi was a member of the Oghuz Turkish Zengid dynasty which ruled the Syrian province of the Seljuk Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nur ad-Din has received more than 5,320 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,073rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Nur ad-Din ranks 1,068 out of 14,801Before him are Ptolemy XII Auletes, U Thant, Dangun, Galla Placidia, Taejong of Joseon, and Sargon II. After him are Béla III of Hungary, Isabel Martínez de Perón, Kwame Nkrumah, Valdemar IV of Denmark, Maximilian II of Bavaria, and Chlothar II.

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Among people born in 1116, Nur ad-Din ranks 1After him are Ibn al-Jawzi, Philip of France, Berengaria of Barcelona, Richeza of Poland, Queen of Sweden, and Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair. Among people deceased in 1174, Nur ad-Din ranks 1After him are Amalric of Jerusalem, Vladislaus II, Duke of Bohemia, Everard des Barres, Andrey Bogolyubsky, and Wace.

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In Syria

Among people born in Syria, Nur ad-Din ranks 10 out of 124Before him are Philip the Arab (204), Yazid I (647), Pope Anicetus (70), Abd al-Rahman I (731), Apollodorus of Damascus (50), and Pope Gregory III (700). After him are John Climacus (579), Bashar al-Assad (1965), Pope Constantine (664), Pope Sisinnius (650), Julia Domna (160), and Imad ad-Din Zengi (1087).