Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik

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Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik (Arabic: سليمان بن عبد الملك‎, romanized: Sulaymān ibn ʿAbd al-Malik, c. 675 – 24 September 717) was the seventh Umayyad caliph, ruling from 24 February 715 until his death. He began his career as governor of Palestine, while his father Abd al-Malik (r. 685–705) and brother al-Walid I (r. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik has received more than 277,813 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik is the 1,416th most popular politician (up from 1,702nd in 2019), the 54th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia and the 21st most popular Saudi Arabian Politician.

Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik is most famous for being the fifth Umayyad caliph and the first of three caliphs to be assassinated. He ruled from 715-717.

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Among politicians, Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik ranks 1,416 out of 15,710Before him are Anne Neville, Jehoiakim, William II of England, Peter of Castile, Gyula Andrássy, and Chlodio. After him are Theresa May, Sarah Palin, Jeconiah, Shinzō Abe, Uzun Hasan, and Halford Mackinder.

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Among people born in 674, Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik ranks 1 Among people deceased in 717, Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik ranks 1After him are Paolo Lucio Anafesto and Plectrude.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik ranks 54 out of 222Before him are Safiyya bint Huyayy (610), Musa al-Kadhim (745), Amr ibn al-As (580), Hasan al-Basri (642), 'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Awf (580), and Zainab bint Muhammad (600). After him are Umm Salama (602), Umm Kulthum bint Muhammad (603), Abdullah ibn Umar (610), Amr ibn Hishām (570), Abraha (600), and Musaylimah (600).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik ranks 21Before him are Faisal I of Iraq (1885), Khalid of Saudi Arabia (1912), Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594), Al-Walid I (668), Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah (582), and Safiyya bint Huyayy (610). After him are Amr ibn Hishām (570), Musaylimah (600), Abu Ayyub al-Ansari (576), Ammar ibn Yasir (570), Al-Hajjaj ibn Yusuf (661), and Talal of Jordan (1909).