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Omar ((), also spelled Umar ; Arabic: عمر بن الخطاب‎ ʻUmar ibn al-Khaṭṭāb [ˈʕomɑr-, ˈʕʊmɑr ɪbn alxɑtˤˈtˤɑːb], "Umar, Son of Al-Khattab"; c. 584 CE – 3 November 644 CE), was one of the most powerful and influential Muslim caliphs in history. He was a senior companion of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Umar has received more than 3,261,607 page views. His biography is available in 119 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 31st most popular politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.3M

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  • 84.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 119

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Umar ranks 31 out of 14,801Before him are Cicero, Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln, Nero, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Queen Victoria. After him are Maria Theresa, Richard III of England, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, Commodus, Qin Shi Huang, and Ronald Reagan.

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Among people born in 585, Umar ranks 1After him are Pope Honorius I, Pepin of Landen, and Theudebert II. Among people deceased in 644, Umar ranks 1After him is Paulinus of York.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Umar ranks 2 out of 174Before him are Muhammad (570). After him are Ali (601), Abu Bakr (573), Husayn ibn Ali (626), Uthman (574), Fatimah (604), Aisha (605), Muawiyah I (603), Khalid ibn al-Walid (592), Khadija bint Khuwaylid (556), and Hasan ibn Ali (624).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Umar ranks 1After him are Uthman (574), Muawiyah I (603), Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924), Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Ibn Saud (1875), Umar II (682), Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906), Marwan I (623), Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921), and Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580).

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