Samori Ture

1830 - 1900

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Samory Toure (c. 1828 – June 2 1900), also known as Samori Toure, Samory Touré, or Almamy Samore Lafiya Toure, was a Muslim cleric, a military strategist, and the founder and leader of the Wassoulou Empire, an Islamic empire that was in present-day north and south-eastern Guinea and included part of north-eastern Sierra Leone, part of Mali, part of northern Côte d'Ivoire and part of southern Burkina Faso. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samori Ture has received more than 313,919 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Samori Ture is the 5,910th most popular politician (up from 5,998th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Guinea (down from 6th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Guinean Politician.

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Among politicians, Samori Ture ranks 5,910 out of 15,710Before him are Mehdi Bazargan, Alfonso, Prince of Asturias, Magnus, Duke of Saxony, Constantine Phaulkon, Bechara El Khoury, and Seleucus V Philometor. After him are Johannes Steinhoff, Lester B. Pearson, Emperor Go-Horikawa, Manuel Gomes da Costa, Abd al-Hafid of Morocco, and Peter II of Courtenay.

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Among people born in 1830, Samori Ture ranks 25Before him are Ōkubo Toshimichi, Frederic Leighton, Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges, Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Princess Elisabeth of Saxony, and Karl Goldmark. After him are Princess Eugénie of Sweden, Jules de Goncourt, Albert Bierstadt, Lalla Fatma N'Soumer, François-Marie Raoult, and Theodor Leschetizky. Among people deceased in 1900, Samori Ture ranks 30Before him are Francis, Duke of Teck, Frederic Edwin Church, Zdeněk Fibich, Naim Frashëri, Kuroda Kiyotaka, and David Edward Hughes. After him are Joseph Bertrand, Vasily Kalinnikov, Duchess Alexandra of Oldenburg, Eugenio Beltrami, Stephen Crane, and Birsa Munda.

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Among people born in Guinea, Samori Ture ranks 7 out of 33Before him are Ahmed Sékou Touré (1922), Alpha Condé (1938), Sundiata Keita (1190), Robert Sarah (1945), Lansana Conté (1934), and Mory Kanté (1950). After him are Louis Lansana Beavogui (1923), Moussa Dadis Camara (1964), Jean-Marie Doré (1938), Ibrahima Kassory Fofana (1954), Naby Keïta (1995), and Mohamed Said Fofana (1952).


Among politicians born in Guinea, Samori Ture ranks 5Before him are Ahmed Sékou Touré (1922), Alpha Condé (1938), Sundiata Keita (1190), and Lansana Conté (1934). After him are Louis Lansana Beavogui (1923), Moussa Dadis Camara (1964), Jean-Marie Doré (1938), Ibrahima Kassory Fofana (1954), Mohamed Said Fofana (1952), Kabiné Komara (1950), and Lansana Kouyaté (1950).