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Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

1918 - 2004

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Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (Arabic: زايد بن سلطان آل نهيان, romanized: Zāyid bin Sulṭān Āl Nahyān; 6 May 1918 – 2 November 2004) was an Emirati royal, politician, philanthropist and the founding founder of the United Arab Emirates. Zayed served as the governor of Eastern Region from 1946 until he succeeded Sheikh Shakhbut as the ruler of Abu Dhabi in 1966, and then as the first president of the United Arab Emirates while he retained his position as Abu Dhabi's ruler from 1971 until his death in 2004. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan has received more than 5,657,808 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan is the 1,316th most popular politician (up from 1,607th in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from United Arab Emirates and the 2nd most popular Emirati Politician.

Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan is most famous for being the first president of the United Arab Emirates.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan ranks 1,316 out of 19,576Before him are Gordian II, Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, Louis I of Spain, Esarhaddon, Talal of Jordan, and Ion Iliescu. After him are Ludwig III of Bavaria, Tipu Sultan, Ur-Nammu, Al-Kamil, Christian V of Denmark, and Isaac Herzog.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1918, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan ranks 17Before him are Robert Wadlow, Rita Hayworth, Helmut Schmidt, Ken Miles, Gertrude B. Elion, and Alberto Ascari. After him are Frederick Sanger, Chaim Herzog, Katherine Johnson, William Holden, Martin Ryle, and Jørn Utzon. Among people deceased in 2004, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan ranks 14Before him are Francis Crick, Françoise Sagan, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, Czesław Miłosz, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Peter Ustinov. After him are Susan Sontag, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi, Christopher Reeve, and Akhmad Kadyrov.

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In United Arab Emirates

Among people born in United Arab Emirates, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan ranks 2 out of 49Before him are Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan (1948). After him are Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (1949), Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum (1943), Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (1961), Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum (1912), Ahmad ibn Mājid (1432), Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi (1939), Al-Muhallab ibn Abi Sufra (632), Sarla Thakral (1914), Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi III (1931), and Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan (1970).

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