Tippu Tip

1837 - 1905

Tippu Tip

Tippu Tip, or Tippu Tib (1832 – June 14, 1905), real name Hamad bin Muhammad bin Juma bin Rajab el Murjebi (Arabic: حمد بن محمد بن جمعة بن رجب بن محمد بن سعيد المرجبي‎), was an Afro-Arab slave trader, ivory trader, explorer, plantation owner and governor. He worked for a succession of the sultans of Zanzibar. Tippu Tip traded in slaves for Zanzibar's clove plantations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tippu Tip has received more than 405,312 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6,192nd most popular politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 410k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.19

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Tippu Tip ranks 6,155 out of 14,801Before him are Gedik Ahmed Pasha, Lennart Bernadotte, Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Abd al-Aziz ibn Musa, Anna of Hohenstaufen, and Piers Gaveston, 1st Earl of Cornwall. After him are Konrad von Jungingen, Gallus Anonymus, Anushtegin Gharchai, Boris Trajkovski, Gyula Gömbös, and Roger III of Sicily.

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Among people born in 1837, Tippu Tip ranks 35Before him are Francis, Duke of Teck, Édouard Stephan, Ion Creangă, Vasily Radlov, Algernon Charles Swinburne, and Henry Draper. After him are Théodore Dubois, Joseph Bell, Wild Bill Hickok, Pierre Auguste Cot, Yohannes IV, and Horace Parnell Tuttle. Among people deceased in 1905, Tippu Tip ranks 31Before him are Adolf Bastian, Otto Wilhelm von Struve, Ivan Sechenov, Marcel Schwob, Anton Ažbe, and Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria. After him are Carmine Crocco, Franz Reuleaux, Lew Wallace, Meyer Guggenheim, José-Maria de Heredia, and George MacDonald.

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In Tanzania

Among people born in Tanzania, Tippu Tip ranks 4 out of 19Before him are Freddie Mercury (1946), Julius Nyerere (1922), and Saint Maurus (512). After him are Ali Hassan Mwinyi (1925), Benjamin Mkapa (1938), Jakaya Kikwete (1951), Mizengo Pinda (1948), Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar (1929), John Magufuli (1959), Polycarp Pengo (1944), and Laurean Rugambwa (1912).

Among POLITICIANS In Tanzania

Among politicians born in Tanzania, Tippu Tip ranks 2Before him are Julius Nyerere (1922). After him are Ali Hassan Mwinyi (1925), Benjamin Mkapa (1938), Jakaya Kikwete (1951), Mizengo Pinda (1948), Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar (1929), John Magufuli (1959), Asha-Rose Migiro (1956), and Edward Lowassa (1953).

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