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Sultan Abu Al-Nasr Sayf ad-Din Al-Ashraf Qaitbay (Arabic: السلطان أبو النصر سيف الدين الأشرف قايتباي‎) (c. 1416/1418 – 7 August 1496) was the eighteenth Burji Mamluk Sultan of Egypt from 872 to 901 A.H. (1468–1496 C.E.). (Other transliterations of his name include Qaytbay, Kait Bey, and Qayt Bay.) He was Circassian by birth, and was purchased by the ninth sultan Barsbay (1422 to 1438 C.E.) before being freed by the eleventh Sultan Jaqmaq (1438 to 1453 C.E.). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Qaitbay has received more than 108,456 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Qaitbay is the 7,305th most popular politician (up from 8,209th in 2019), the 65th most popular biography from Georgia (up from 72nd in 2019) and the 38th most popular Georgian Politician.

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Among politicians, Qaitbay ranks 7,305 out of 15,710Before him are John I, Margrave of Brandenburg, Agesipolis II, Sigismund Rákóczi, Hjalmar Hammarskjöld, Lin Xin, and Bamir Topi. After him are Ivan Fyodorov, Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia, Jane Avril, Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, Klaus Kinkel, and Vladislav Ardzinba.

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Among people born in 1416, Qaitbay ranks 6Before him are Christopher of Bavaria, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici, Francis of Paola, Mara Branković, and Benedetto Cotrugli. After him is Margaret of Austria, Electress of Saxony. Among people deceased in 1496, Qaitbay ranks 9Before him are Sigismund, Archduke of Austria, Ferdinand II of Naples, João Vaz Corte-Real, Charles II, Duke of Savoy, Piero del Pollaiolo, and Ercole de' Roberti. After him is Eberhard I, Duke of Württemberg.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Qaitbay ranks 65 out of 292Before him are Anna of Trebizond (1350), Akim Tamiroff (1899), Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko (1858), Władysław Raczkiewicz (1885), Meliton Kantaria (1920), and Giorgi Saakadze (1570). After him are Vladislav Ardzinba (1945), Bagrat IV of Georgia (1018), Irakli Tsereteli (1881), David VI of Georgia (1225), Pavel Bermondt-Avalov (1877), and Georgiy Daneliya (1930).

Among POLITICIANS In Georgia

Among politicians born in Georgia, Qaitbay ranks 38Before him are Mirian III of Iberia (265), George IV of Georgia (1191), Nikolay Chkheidze (1864), Anna of Trebizond (1350), Władysław Raczkiewicz (1885), and Giorgi Saakadze (1570). After him are Vladislav Ardzinba (1945), Bagrat IV of Georgia (1018), Irakli Tsereteli (1881), David VI of Georgia (1225), George V of Georgia (1286), and Vakhtang VI of Kartli (1675).