Sultan Husayn Bayqara

1438 - 1506

Sultan Husayn Bayqara

Sultan Husayn Bayqara Mirza (Persian: حسین بایقرا‎ / Husayn Bāyqarā; June/July 1438 – 4 May 1506) was the Timurid ruler of Herat from 1469 until May 4, 1506, with a brief interruption in 1470.A skilled statesman, Sultan Husayn Bayqara was best known for his interest in the arts and was renowned as a benefactor and patron of learning in his kingdom, with his reign being heralded as the second Timurid Renaissance. He has been described as "the quintessential Timurid ruler of the later period in Transoxiana" and his sophisticated court and generous artistic patronage was a source of admiration, particularly from his cousin, the Mughal emperor Babur. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sultan Husayn Bayqara has received more than 8,881 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,895th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Sultan Husayn Bayqara ranks 3,872 out of 14,801Before him are Emil Constantinescu, Muyeol of Silla, Ardashir II, Franz Josef Strauss, Josip Juraj Strossmayer, and Henry I, Duke of Bavaria. After him are Ruzi Ying, Isser Harel, Omar Torrijos, Shvarn, Maurice Thorez, and Bořivoj I, Duke of Bohemia.

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Among people born in 1438, Sultan Husayn Bayqara ranks 5Before him are Radu cel Frumos, Philip II, Duke of Savoy, Melozzo da Forlì, and Stephen Tomašević of Bosnia. After him are Peter II, Duke of Bourbon and James II of Cyprus. Among people deceased in 1506, Sultan Husayn Bayqara ranks 7Before him are Christopher Columbus, Andrea Mantegna, Philip I of Castile, Yeonsangun of Joseon, Anne of Foix-Candale, and Alexander Jagiellon. After him are Alexander Agricola, Sesshū Tōyō, João I of Kongo, and Beatriz, Duchess of Viseu.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Sultan Husayn Bayqara ranks 24 out of 89Before him are Nur Muhammad Taraki (1917), Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād (1450), Heracles of Macedon (-327), Nur Jahan (1577), Sibghatullah Mojaddedi (1925), and Abdur Rahman Khan (1844). After him are Habibullāh Kalakāni (1890), Abu Maʿshar (787), Diodotus I (-285), Moinuddin Chishti (1142), Muhammad of Ghor (1160), and Mohammad Najibullah (1947).

Among POLITICIANS In Afghanistan

Among politicians born in Afghanistan, Sultan Husayn Bayqara ranks 16Before him are Amanullah Khan (1892), Babrak Karmal (1929), Nur Muhammad Taraki (1917), Heracles of Macedon (-327), Sibghatullah Mojaddedi (1925), and Abdur Rahman Khan (1844). After him are Habibullāh Kalakāni (1890), Diodotus I (-285), Moinuddin Chishti (1142), Muhammad of Ghor (1160), Mohammad Najibullah (1947), and Bairam Khan (1501).

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