Sibghatullah Mojaddedi

1925 - 2019

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Sibghatullah Mojaddedi (27 September 1926 – 11 February 2019) was an Afghan politician, who served as Acting President after the fall of Mohammad Najibullah's government in April 1992. He was the first leader to call for armed resistance against the Soviet-backed regime in 1979 and founded the Afghan National Liberation Front at the time; later becoming a respected figure among the various Afghan mujahideen. He served as the chairman of the 2003 loya jirga that approved Afghanistan's new constitution. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sibghatullah Mojaddedi has received more than 269,847 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Sibghatullah Mojaddedi is the 4,778th most popular politician (down from 3,525th in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Afghanistan (down from 22nd in 2019) and the 29th most popular Afghan Politician.

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Among politicians, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi ranks 4,778 out of 15,710Before him are Bořivoj I, Duke of Bohemia, Denis Thatcher, Vyacheslav Menzhinsky, Robert Kocharyan, Odoardo Farnese, Duke of Parma, and Aulus Gabinius. After him are Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Infanta Marie Anne of Portugal, Jaunutis, Joscelin I, Count of Edessa, Orodes II, and Emperor Toba.

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Among people born in 1925, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi ranks 92Before him are Oliver Smithies, William Styron, Gabriele Ferzetti, Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen, Gore Vidal, and Hildegard Knef. After him are Aliya Moldagulova, Toshio Iwatani, Joshua Lederberg, Serge Moscovici, Georges Delerue, and Dettmar Cramer. Among people deceased in 2019, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi ranks 72Before him are Michel Serres, Godfried Danneels, Yury Luzhkov, André Previn, Lee Iacocca, and Max Wright. After him are Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório, Dragoslav Šekularac, Valery Bykovsky, John Robert Schrieffer, Isabel Sarli, and Matti Nykänen.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi ranks 39 out of 108Before him are Muhammad of Ghor (1160), Abdul Rashid Dostum (1954), Menander I (-190), Diodotus I (-285), Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006), and Khaled Hosseini (1965). After him are Tahir ibn Husayn (776), Dost Mohammad Khan (1793), Sanai (1080), Bairam Khan (1501), Abu Zayd al-Balkhi (850), and Abu Sa'id Mirza (1424).

Among POLITICIANS In Afghanistan

Among politicians born in Afghanistan, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi ranks 29Before him are Moinuddin Chishti (1142), Khalil Sultan (1384), Muhammad of Ghor (1160), Abdul Rashid Dostum (1954), Menander I (-190), and Diodotus I (-285). After him are Tahir ibn Husayn (776), Dost Mohammad Khan (1793), Bairam Khan (1501), Abu Sa'id Mirza (1424), Abdullah Abdullah (1960), and Muhammad Shah (1702).