Zaid ibn Shaker

1934 - 2002

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Zeid Ibn Shaker, GBE, CVO (4 September 1934 – 30 August 2002) (Arabic: الامير زيد بن شاكر) served as commander-in-chief of the Jordanian military for more than twelve years and the 27th Prime Minister of Jordan three times. King Hussein awarded him the non-hereditary title prince on 4 February 1996. Field Marshal General of the Army Sharif Zaid ibn Shakir was a cousin of King Hussein. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zaid ibn Shaker has received more than 58,278 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Zaid ibn Shaker is the 11,760th most popular politician (down from 11,355th in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Jordan and the 6th most popular Jordanian Politician.

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Among politicians, Zaid ibn Shaker ranks 11,760 out of 15,710Before him are Milan Panić, Italo Santelli, Balaji Vishwanath, Kuniwo Nakamura, Sally Yates, and Melchor Múzquiz. After him are Chang Taek-sang, Lucius Aemilius Papus, Boso, Margrave of Tuscany, Carlos Gomes Júnior, Norbert Lammert, and Ernst Hoppenberg.

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Among people born in 1934, Zaid ibn Shaker ranks 273Before him are Kamala Surayya, Lee Friedlander, Robert Stigwood, Robin Milner, Joan Hackett, and Paul Naschy. After him are Billy Paul, Anne Haney, Richard D. Zanuck, Ronnie Drew, Hamit Kaplan, and Johnny Haynes. Among people deceased in 2002, Zaid ibn Shaker ranks 179Before him are Alexandru Todea, Robert Urich, John Thaw, Tore Svensson, B. D. Jatti, and Hellmuth Marx. After him are Vitaly Solomin, Carmelo Bene, Vernon A. Walters, Richard Helms, Michel Boisrond, and Damon Knight.

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Among people born in Jordan, Zaid ibn Shaker ranks 17 out of 37Before him are Balak (null), Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (1966), Meleager of Gadara (-130), Simon bar Giora (100), Fouad Twal (1940), and Phinehas (-1300). After him are Abdullah Ensour (1939), Marouf al-Bakhit (1947), Samih al-Qasim (1939), Omar Razzaz (1961), Haya bint Hussein (1974), and Hani Mulki (1951).


Among politicians born in Jordan, Zaid ibn Shaker ranks 6Before him are Hussein of Jordan (1935), As-Saffah (722), Al-Mahdi (744), Abdullah II of Jordan (1962), and Balak (null). After him are Abdullah Ensour (1939), Marouf al-Bakhit (1947), Omar Razzaz (1961), Haya bint Hussein (1974), Hani Mulki (1951), and Adnan Badran (1935).