Omar Suleiman

1936 - 2012

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Omar Mahmoud Suleiman (Arabic: عمر محمود سليمان‎, Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [ˈʕomɑɾ seleˈmæːn]; 2 July 1936 – 19 July 2012) was an Egyptian army general, politician, diplomat, and intelligence officer. A leading figure in Egypt's intelligence system beginning in 1986, Suleiman was appointed to the long-vacant Vice Presidency by President Hosni Mubarak on 29 January 2011. On 11 February 2011, Suleiman announced Mubarak's resignation and ceased being Vice President; governing power was transferred to the Armed Forces Supreme Council, of which Suleiman was not a member. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Omar Suleiman has received more than 225,272 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Omar Suleiman is the 5,472nd most popular politician (down from 5,421st in 2019), the 240th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 238th in 2019) and the 121st most popular Egyptian Politician.

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Among politicians, Omar Suleiman ranks 5,472 out of 15,710Before him are Domnall mac Ailpín, Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Castile, Guo Moruo, Walter Mondale, Robert, Archduke of Austria-Este, and Joan III, Countess of Burgundy. After him are Vologases II of Parthia, Theagenes of Thasos, Otto II, Margrave of Meissen, Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf, Malcolm II of Scotland, and Bianca Maria Visconti.

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Among people born in 1936, Omar Suleiman ranks 101Before him are Yuan T. Lee, Jo Siffert, Hiroshi Saeki, Jill Ireland, Wolf Biermann, and Hideki Shirakawa. After him are Frank Stella, Roy Emerson, Didier Ratsiraka, Jacques Mesrine, Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy, and Ivan Stambolić. Among people deceased in 2012, Omar Suleiman ranks 79Before him are Chaleo Yoovidhya, Griselda Blanco, Carl Johan Bernadotte, Tonino Guerra, Maurice Herzog, and Galina Vishnevskaya. After him are Santiago Carrillo, Andy Williams, Maurice André, Meles Zenawi, Sergio Pininfarina, and Bingu wa Mutharika.

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Among people born in Egypt, Omar Suleiman ranks 240 out of 520Before him are Khendjer (-1800), Arnuwanda II (-1400), Solamish (1272), Moses the Black (332), Bakenranef (-700), and Ahmes (-1680). After him are Ashraf Marwan (1944), Adel Emam (1940), Neferure (-1500), Takelot I (-1000), Shepseskare (-2450), and Yuya (-1500).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Omar Suleiman ranks 121Before him are Iry-Hor (-3101), Khendjer (-1800), Arnuwanda II (-1400), Solamish (1272), Bakenranef (-700), and Ahmes (-1680). After him are Neferure (-1500), Takelot I (-1000), Shepseskare (-2450), Yuya (-1500), Neferkare II (-2150), and Al-Said Barakah (1260).