Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

1918 - 2004

Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (Arabic: ٱلشَّيْخ زَايِد بِن سُلْطَان آل نَهْيَان‎, romanized: Ash-Shaykh Zāyed bin Sulṭān Āl Nahyān); 6 May 1918 – 2 November 2004) was the ruler of Abu Dhabi for more than 30 years (6 August 1966 – 2 November 2004). He was the founding father and the principal driving force behind the formation of the United Arab Emirates, becoming the Union's first Raʾīs (President), a post which he held for a period of almost 33 years (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 2,482,907 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,297th most popular politician.

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Among POLITICIANS, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan ranks 1,297 out of 14,801Before him are Claudia Octavia, Ernst Thälmann, George II of Greece, Sunjong of Korea, Francis II Rákóczi, and Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. After him are Igor of Kiev, Ursula von der Leyen, Pelagius of Asturias, Constantius III, William McKinley, and Creon.

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Among people born in 1918, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan ranks 16Before him are Louis Althusser, Leonard Bernstein, Robert Wadlow, Jørn Utzon, Frederick Sanger, and Helmut Schmidt. After him are Alberto Ascari, Gertrude B. Elion, Maurice Druon, Martin Ryle, Kai Siegbahn, and William Holden. Among people deceased in 2004, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan ranks 14Before him are Henri Cartier-Bresson, Françoise Sagan, Czesław Miłosz, Peter Ustinov, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, and Ahmed Yassin. After him are Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, Janet Leigh, Susan Sontag, Stieg Larsson, Christopher Reeve, and Maurice Wilkins.

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Among people born in United Arab Emirates, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan ranks 3 out of 17Before him are Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (1949) and Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan (1948). After him are Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum (1943), Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum (1912), Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi (1939), Ahmad ibn Mājid (1432), Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (1961), Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan (1970), Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum (1982), Adnan Al Talyani (1964), and Ali Bujsaim (1959).