Sufi Abu Taleb

1925 - 2008

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Sufi Abu Taleb (Arabic: صوفي أبو طالب, romanized: Ṣūfī Abū Ṭālib; January 27, 1925 – February 21, 2008) was an Egyptian politician. He served as Speaker of the People's Assembly from 1978 to 1983 and, following the assassination of Anwar Sadat on 6 October 1981, assumed the duties of acting head of state for eight days per the Egyptian Constitution. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sufi Abu Taleb has received more than 289,178 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Sufi Abu Taleb is the 7,346th most popular politician (up from 7,377th in 2019), the 297th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 299th in 2019) and the 153rd most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Sufi Abu Taleb ranks 7,346 out of 15,577Before him are Blanche of Navarre, Countess of Champagne, Peter Krešimir IV of Croatia, Argaeus I of Macedon, William II, Count of Hainaut, Henry V, Count Palatine of the Rhine, and Wilhelm Marr. After him are Eduard Strasburger, Jorge Alessandri, Kim Il, Albert Forster, Adam Wilhelm Moltke, and Yizhixie.

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Among people born in 1925, Sufi Abu Taleb ranks 127Before him are Innokenty Smoktunovsky, Moshe Arens, Lino Lacedelli, Leo Ryan, Hugo Koblet, and Muhammad ibn al-Uthaymeen. After him are Jean d'Ormesson, Michel Bouquet, Maurice Pialat, Arlene Dahl, Antoine Gizenga, and Ana María Matute. Among people deceased in 2008, Sufi Abu Taleb ranks 85Before him are Don S. Davis, Henri Salvador, Stanley Kamel, Anthony Minghella, Jean Delannoy, and Dora Ratjen. After him are Paul Frère, Manuel Marulanda, Claude Piron, Kiyosi Itô, Michael DeBakey, and Bernardin Gantin.

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Among people born in Egypt, Sufi Abu Taleb ranks 297 out of 582Before him are Djedefhor (-2600), Ibn al-Farid (1181), Ali az-Zahir (1005), Olympiodorus the Younger (495), Edmond Jabès (1912), and Isaac Israeli ben Solomon (832). After him are Tawfiq al-Hakim (1898), Ahmed Shafik (1941), Dina bint Abdul-Hamid (1929), Pope Anianus of Alexandria (100), Merneferre Ay (-1650), and Abū Kāmil Shujāʿ ibn Aslam (850).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Sufi Abu Taleb ranks 153Before him are Abdel Hakim Amer (1919), Menkare (-2200), Neferkaure (-2150), John Tristan, Count of Valois (1250), Djedefhor (-2600), and Ali az-Zahir (1005). After him are Ahmed Shafik (1941), Merneferre Ay (-1650), Boutros Ghali (1846), Alexander II Zabinas (-190), Al-Mansur Ali (1242), and Nepherites I (-490).