Omar Ali Saifuddien III

1914 - 1986

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Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan Sir Muda Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien III (full name: Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien ibni Almarhum Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam II, GCVO, KCMG; 23 September 1914 – 7 September 1986) was the 28th Sultan of Brunei who ruled from 4 June 1950 until his voluntary abdication from the throne on 5 October 1967. He was also Brunei's Minister of Defence after the country's independence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Omar Ali Saifuddien III has received more than 555,985 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Omar Ali Saifuddien III is the 6,587th most popular politician (down from 5,330th in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Brunei and the 2nd most popular Bruneian Politician.

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Among politicians, Omar Ali Saifuddien III ranks 6,587 out of 15,710Before him are Srinagarindra, Phriapatius, Al-Hakim I, Al-Mustanjid, Yen Chia-kan, and Jaromír, Duke of Bohemia. After him are Mstislav II of Kiev, Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet, Sophia Eleonore of Saxony, John Hume, Vaso Čubrilović, and Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Clodianus.

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Among people born in 1914, Omar Ali Saifuddien III ranks 96Before him are Patrick O'Brian, Bernd Freytag von Loringhoven, Erich Topp, Bernard Malamud, J. Lee Thompson, and Nicolas de Staël. After him are Ferenc Fricsay, Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, Álvaro del Portillo, Howard Fast, Edward Schillebeeckx, and Marcos Pérez Jiménez. Among people deceased in 1986, Omar Ali Saifuddien III ranks 79Before him are Lyudmila Rudenko, Ellison Onizuka, Bernard Malamud, Christa McAuliffe, Michael J. Smith, and Elio de Angelis. After him are Alexandre Tansman, Christopher Isherwood, André Leroi-Gourhan, Nicholas Kaldor, Elsa Lanchester, and Henri Toivonen.

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Among people born in Brunei, Omar Ali Saifuddien III ranks 2 out of 4Before him are Hassanal Bolkiah (1946). After him are Al-Muhtadee Billah (1974) and Wu Chun (1979).


Among politicians born in Brunei, Omar Ali Saifuddien III ranks 2Before him are Hassanal Bolkiah (1946). After him are Al-Muhtadee Billah (1974).