Sonni Ali

1464 - 1492

Sonni Ali

Sunni Ali, also known as Sunni Ali Ber, was born in Ali Kolon. He reigned from about 1464 to 1492. Sunni Ali was the first king of the Songhai Empire, located in Africa and the 15th ruler of the Sunni dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sonni Ali has received more than 190,101 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9,095th most popular politician.

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  • 18

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  • 3.39

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  • 2.68

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Among politicians, Sonni Ali ranks 9,048 out of 14,801Before him are Aulus Postumius Albinus, Edmund Stoiber, Duke George of Oldenburg, Rafael Urdaneta, Thoros I, Prince of Armenia, and Adelaide-Blanche of Anjou. After him are Ashur-resh-ishi I, Jaan Poska, Bo Yibo, Carl Johan Thyselius, Eberhard I, Duke of Württemberg, and Suleiman Frangieh.

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Among people born in 1464, Sonni Ali ranks 5Before him are Joan of France, Duchess of Berry, Emperor Go-Kashiwabara, Dayan Khan, and Philippe Villiers de L'Isle-Adam.  Among people deceased in 1492, Sonni Ali ranks 10Before him are Casimir IV Jagiellon, Jami, Elizabeth Woodville, Gülbahar Hatun, Antoine Busnois, and Jaume Huguet.

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In Mali

Among people born in Mali, Sonni Ali ranks 10 out of 34Before him are Moussa Traoré (1936), Salif Keita (1949), Amadou Toumani Touré (1948), Ali Farka Touré (1939), Jean Tigana (1955), and Alpha Oumar Konaré (1946). After him are Dioncounda Traoré (1942), Amadou Hampâté Bâ (1900), Seydou Keita (1980), Jean Zerbo (1943), Salif Keïta (1946), and Mahamadou Diarra (1981).

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Among politicians born in Mali, Sonni Ali ranks 7Before him are Musa I of Mali (1280), Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (1945), Modibo Keïta (1915), Moussa Traoré (1936), Amadou Toumani Touré (1948), and Alpha Oumar Konaré (1946). After him are Dioncounda Traoré (1942), Ousmane Issoufi Maïga (1945), Cheick Modibo Diarra (1952), Modibo Sidibé (1952), and Amadou Sanogo (1972).

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