Yusuf ibn Tashfin

1009 - 1106

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Yusuf ibn Tashfin, also Tashafin, Teshufin, (Arabic: يوسف بن تاشفين ناصر الدين بن تالاكاكين الصنهاجي‎, romanized: Yūsuf ibn Tāshfīn Naṣr al-Dīn ibn Tālākakīn al-Ṣanhājī; reigned c. 1061 – 1106) was leader of the Berber Almoravid empire. He co-founded the city of Marrakesh and led the Muslim forces in the Battle of Sagrajas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yusuf ibn Tashfin has received more than 204,243 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Yusuf ibn Tashfin is the 2,858th most popular politician (down from 2,848th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Morocco (down from 12th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Moroccan Politician.

Yusuf ibn Tashfin was a Berber Muslim leader who conquered the region of Al-Andalus (modern day Spain) in 1085. He was the first ruler of the independent taifa of Granada.

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Among politicians, Yusuf ibn Tashfin ranks 2,858 out of 15,710. Before him are Baldwin I, Margrave of Flanders, Yoweri Museveni, Lennart Johansson, Frederick Augustus III of Saxony, Michael D. Higgins, and Christopher I of Denmark. After him are Albrecht von Roon, Tokugawa Hidetada, Jeong Dojeon, Kuniaki Koiso, George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford, and Gotthard Kettler.

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Among people born in 1009, Yusuf ibn Tashfin ranks 1After him are Peter Delyan, Emperor Go-Suzaku, Albert Azzo II, Margrave of Milan, Adela of France, George the Hagiorite, and Ali Hujwiri. Among people deceased in 1106, Yusuf ibn Tashfin ranks 3Before him are Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor and Nestor the Chronicler. After him are Magnus, Duke of Saxony, Benno, and Minamoto no Yoshiie.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Yusuf ibn Tashfin ranks 13 out of 163. Before him are Abdelaziz Bouteflika (1937), Ismail Ibn Sharif (1646), Mohammed V of Morocco (1909), Alain Badiou (1937), Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), and Nathalie Delon (1941). After him are Idris I of Morocco (743), Ahmad al-Mansur (1549), Fatema Mernissi (1940), Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur (1160), Michel Galabru (1922), and Serge Haroche (1944).

Among POLITICIANS In Morocco

Among politicians born in Morocco, Yusuf ibn Tashfin ranks 7Before him are Hassan II of Morocco (1929), Abd el-Krim (1882), Abdelaziz Bouteflika (1937), Ismail Ibn Sharif (1646), Mohammed V of Morocco (1909), and Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963). After him are Idris I of Morocco (743), Ahmad al-Mansur (1549), Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur (1160), Yusef of Morocco (1882), Ibn Tumart (1097), and Abu Yaqub Yusuf (1138).