Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din

1869 - 1948

Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din

Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din (or Imam Yahya) (Arabic: يحيى محمد حميد الدين‎, 18 June 1869 – 17 February 1948) became Imam of the Zaydis in 1904 after the death of his father, Muhammad Al-Mansur, and Imam of Yemen in 1918. His name and title in full was "His majesty Amir al-Mumenin al-Mutawakkil 'Ala Allah Rab ul-Alamin Imam Yahya bin al-Mansur Bi'llah Muhammad Hamidaddin, Imam and Commander of the Faithful" (the prince of the believers, he who relies on God, the Lord of the Universe). Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din was born on Friday 18 June 1869 in Sanaa into the Hamidaddin branch of the al-Qasimi dynasty who ruled most of Yemen proper and South Saudi Arabia today for over 900 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din has received more than 124,544 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 8,349th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din ranks 8,305 out of 14,801Before him are Aznar Galíndez II, John Hume, Waldemar, Margrave of Brandenburg-Stendal, Telerig of Bulgaria, Argaeus II of Macedon, and Haim Bar-Lev. After him are Luchino Visconti, Antoine Pinay, Enrico Mattei, Donald Maclean, Glaucias of Taulantii, and Malietoa Tanumafili II.

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Among people born in 1869, Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din ranks 71Before him are Prince Aloys of Liechtenstein, Algernon Blackwood, Stanisław Wojciechowski, Michael von Faulhaber, Ramón Menéndez Pidal, and Prince Ferdinand Pius, Duke of Calabria. After him are Kiến Phúc, Jalil Mammadguluzadeh, Prince Johann Georg of Saxony, Ben Turpin, Konstantin Somov, and Léon Brunschvicg. Among people deceased in 1948, Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din ranks 74Before him are Radola Gajda, Achille Varzi, Harry Dexter White, Solomon Mikhoels, Princess Henriette of Belgium, and Georgios Tsolakoglou. After him are Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni, Paul Wegener, Fred Niblo, Archduke Peter Ferdinand of Austria, Leo White, and Monteiro Lobato.

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In Yemen

Among people born in Yemen, Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din ranks 7 out of 16Before him are Uwais al-Qarani (594), Ali Abdullah Saleh (1947), Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi (1945), Abu Musa al-Ash'ari (600), Miqdad ibn Aswad (589), and Muhammad al-Badr (1926). After him are Shoshana Damari (1923), Mukesh Ambani (1957), Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani (893), Tawakkol Karman (1979), Mohammed Basindawa (1935), and Ali Muhammad Mujawar (1953).


Among politicians born in Yemen, Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din ranks 6Before him are Ali Abdullah Saleh (1947), Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi (1945), Abu Musa al-Ash'ari (600), Miqdad ibn Aswad (589), and Muhammad al-Badr (1926). After him are Mohammed Basindawa (1935), Ali Muhammad Mujawar (1953), and Abdul Qadir Bajamal (1946).

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