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Saladin

1138 - 1193

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An-Nasir Salah ad-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyub (Arabic: صلاح الدين يوسف بن أيوب‎ / ALA-LC: Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb; Kurdish: سەڵاحەدینی ئەییووبی‎ / ALA-LC: Selahedînê Eyûbî), known as Salah ad-Din or Saladin (; 1137 – 4 March 1193), was the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty and the first ruler to be called the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. A Sunni Muslim of Kurdish ethnicity, Saladin led the Muslim military campaign against the Crusader states in the Levant. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saladin has received more than 6,295,022 page views. His biography is available in 131 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 129 in 2019). Saladin is the 13th most popular politician (up from 14th in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Iraq and the most popular Iraqi Politician.

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  • 6.3M

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  • 90.87

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  • 131

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.03

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Saladin ranks 13 out of 15,710. Before him are Thomas Jefferson, Joseph Stalin, Vladimir Lenin, Charlemagne, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and Elizabeth I of England. After him are Jimmy Carter, Constantine the Great, Attila, Suleiman the Magnificent, Hannibal, and Benito Mussolini.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1138, Saladin ranks 1After him are Maimonides, Tancred, King of Sicily, Abu Yaqub Yusuf, Casimir II the Just, Hōjō Tokimasa, and Conan IV, Duke of Brittany. Among people deceased in 1193, Saladin ranks 1After him are Balian of Ibelin, Robert IV of Sablé, Roger III of Sicily, Düsum Khyenpa, 1st Karmapa Lama, and Saint Thorlak.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Saladin ranks 2 out of 300. Before him are Abraham (-1813). After him are Hammurabi (-1810), Saddam Hussein (1937), Nebuchadnezzar II (-630), Sarah (-1803), Abu Hanifa (698), Ibn al-Haytham (965), Sargon of Akkad (-2300), Mani (216), Al-Kindi (801), and Ashurbanipal (-685).

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Among POLITICIANS In Iraq

Among politicians born in Iraq, Saladin ranks 1After him are Hammurabi (-1810), Saddam Hussein (1937), Nebuchadnezzar II (-630), Sargon of Akkad (-2300), Ashurbanipal (-685), Alexander IV of Macedon (-323), Nebuchadnezzar I (-1200), Sennacherib (-740), Sargon II (-750), Al-Ma'mun (786), and Nur ad-Din (1116).

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