Yazid I

647 - 683

Yazid I

Yazid ibn Mu'awiya ibn Abi Sufyan (Arabic: يزيد بن معاوية بن أبي سفيان‎, romanized: Yazīd ibn Muʿāwiyah ibn ʾAbī Sufyān; 646 – 12 November 683), commonly known as Yazid I, was the second caliph of the Umayyad caliphate. He ruled for three years from 680 until his death in 683. His appointment was the first hereditary succession in Islamic history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yazid I has received more than 1,447,701 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 633rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Yazid I ranks 628 out of 14,801Before him are Cleopatra I Syra, Abdülaziz, Thutmose I, Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator, Karl Liebknecht, and Umberto I of Italy. After him are Edmund Burke, Constantine II of Greece, Reuven Rivlin, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, Henry V of England, and Olaf Tryggvason.

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Among people born in 647, Yazid I ranks 1After him is Abbas ibn Ali. Among people deceased in 683, Yazid I ranks 1After him are Pope Leo II, Emperor Gaozong of Tang, Umm Salama, Kʼinich Janaabʼ Pakal, and Uqba ibn Nafi.

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In Syria

Among people born in Syria, Yazid I ranks 5 out of 124Before him are John of Damascus (676), Hafez al-Assad (1930), Zenobia (240), and Philip the Arab (204). After him are Pope Anicetus (70), Abd al-Rahman I (731), Apollodorus of Damascus (50), Pope Gregory III (700), Nur ad-Din (1116), John Climacus (579), and Bashar al-Assad (1965).