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Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan

1797 - 1871

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Imam Shamil (Avar: Шейх Шамил, romanized: Şeyx Şamil; Arabic: الشيخ شامل; Russian: Имам Шамиль; 26 June 1797 – 4 February 1871) was the political, military, and spiritual leader of Caucasian resistance to Imperial Russia in the 1800s, the third Imam of the Caucasian Imamate (1840–1859), and a Sunni Muslim Shaykh of the Naqshbandi Sufi Tariqa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan has received more than 179,171 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia. Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan is the 856th most popular politician (up from 1,315th in 2019), the 104th most popular biography from Russia (up from 141st in 2019) and the 38th most popular Russian Politician.

Shamil was the 3rd imam of Dagestan and is most famous for leading a jihad against Russia in the 1800s.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan ranks 856 out of 15,710Before him are Hassan II of Morocco, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi, Béla Kun, Louis, Duke of Burgundy, and Valentinian II. After him are Ivan V of Russia, Casimir III the Great, Andronikos II Palaiologos, Antigonus I Monophthalmus, Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, and Kara Mustafa Pasha.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1797, Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan ranks 6Before him are Franz Schubert, William I, German Emperor, Heinrich Heine, Mary Shelley, and Gaetano Donizetti. After him are Adolphe Thiers, Hiroshige, Joseph Henry, Charles Lyell, Ghalib, and Alfred de Vigny. Among people deceased in 1871, Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan ranks 2Before him is Charles Babbage. After him are John Herschel, Daniel Auber, Augustus De Morgan, Michael Thonet, Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Louise of the Netherlands, Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, Omar Pasha, Wilhelm Weitling, and Wilhelm von Tegetthoff.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan ranks 104 out of 2,688Before him are Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857), Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850), Ivan VI of Russia (1740), Nikolai Bukharin (1888), Alexander Alekhine (1892), and Mikhail Lermontov (1814). After him are Ivan V of Russia (1666), Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), Sergey Kirov (1886), Lev Kamenev (1883), Vasili IV of Russia (1552), and Nikolai Vavilov (1887).

Among POLITICIANS In Russia

Among politicians born in Russia, Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan ranks 38Before him are Alexis of Russia (1629), Georgy Malenkov (1902), Nikolai Yezhov (1895), Alexander Kerensky (1881), Ivan VI of Russia (1740), and Nikolai Bukharin (1888). After him are Ivan V of Russia (1666), Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), Sergey Kirov (1886), Lev Kamenev (1883), Vasili IV of Russia (1552), and Feodor III of Russia (1661).