Yahya Ayyash

1966 - 1996

Yahya Ayyash

Yahya Abd-al-Latif Ayyash (Arabic: يحيى عياش‎) (6March 1966 – 5 January 1996) was the chief bombmaker of Hamas and the leader of the West Bank battalion of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades. In that capacity, he earned the nickname the Engineer (Arabic: المهندس‎, transliterated al-Muhandis). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yahya Ayyash has received more than 211,742 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 259th most popular engineer.

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Among engineers, Yahya Ayyash ranks 258 out of 287Before him are Christopher Cockerell, Franciszek Rychnowski, Isaac Roberts, Pat Symonds, John Houbolt, and R. J. Mitchell. After him are Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford, Bob Bell, Robert Moses, Tommy Flowers, John Lombe, and Tom Dowd.

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Among people born in 1966, Yahya Ayyash ranks 242Before him are Suleyman Kerimov, John Layfield, Laurent Lafforgue, Betinho, C. Thomas Howell, and Oh Eun-sun. After him are Michelle Akers, Tony Adams, Rainn Wilson, Žarko Paspalj, Lucrecia Martel, and Biréli Lagrène. Among people deceased in 1996, Yahya Ayyash ranks 191Before him are Wálter Guevara, Kusuo Kitamura, Garrett Birkhoff, Zainab Biisheva, Guy Madison, and Sarah Palfrey Cooke. After him are Gilda, Audrey Munson, François Picard, Swami Rama, Bibi Besch, and Christine Pascal.

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In Palestine

Among people born in Palestine, Yahya Ayyash ranks 32 out of 32Before him are Salam Fayyad (1952), Hanan Ashrawi (1946), Marwan Barghouti (1959), Ahmed Jabari (1960), Ahmad Sa'adat (1953), and Nizar Rayan (1959).

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Among engineers born in Palestine, Yahya Ayyash ranks 1

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