Tahir ibn Husayn

776 - 822

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Ṭāhir ibn Ḥusayn (Persian: طاهر ابن حسین, Tāher ebn-e Hoseyn; Arabic: طاهر بن الحسين, Tahir bin al-Husayn), also known as Dhul-Yamīnayn (Arabic: ذو اليمينين, "the ambidextrous"), and al-Aʿwar (Arabic: الأعور, "the one-eyed"), was an Iranian general and governor during the Abbasid caliphate. Specifically, he served under al-Ma'mun during the Fourth Fitna and led the armies that would defeat al-Amin, making al-Ma'mun the caliph. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tahir ibn Husayn has received more than 62,105 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Tahir ibn Husayn is the 5,882nd most popular politician (up from 6,089th in 2019), the 40th most popular biography from Afghanistan (down from 39th in 2019) and the 30th most popular Afghan Politician.

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Among politicians, Tahir ibn Husayn ranks 5,882 out of 15,710Before him are Ammuna, Rechiar, Catalina de Erauso, At-Ta'i, Qara Osman, and Gerberga of Saxony. After him are Prince Charles of Hesse and by Rhine, Emperor Taizong of Jin, Bojang of Goguryeo, Sigismund Francis, Archduke of Austria, Wen Ding, and Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

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Among people born in 776, Tahir ibn Husayn ranks 1After him is Luitgard. Among people deceased in 822, Tahir ibn Husayn ranks 2Before him is Al-Hakam I. After him is Saichō.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Tahir ibn Husayn ranks 40 out of 108Before him are Abdul Rashid Dostum (1954), Menander I (-190), Diodotus I (-285), Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006), Khaled Hosseini (1965), and Sibghatullah Mojaddedi (1925). After him are Dost Mohammad Khan (1793), Sanai (1080), Bairam Khan (1501), Abu Zayd al-Balkhi (850), Abu Sa'id Mirza (1424), and Abu Sa'id Gardezi (1100).

Among POLITICIANS In Afghanistan

Among politicians born in Afghanistan, Tahir ibn Husayn ranks 30Before him are Khalil Sultan (1384), Muhammad of Ghor (1160), Abdul Rashid Dostum (1954), Menander I (-190), Diodotus I (-285), and Sibghatullah Mojaddedi (1925). After him are Dost Mohammad Khan (1793), Bairam Khan (1501), Abu Sa'id Mirza (1424), Abdullah Abdullah (1960), Muhammad Shah (1702), and Inayatullah Khan (1888).