Ziad Fazah

1954 - Today

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Ziad Youssef Fazah (Arabic: زياد فصاح‎; born 10 June 1954) is a Liberian-born Lebanese polyglot. Fazah himself claims to speak 59 languages and maintains that he has proved this in several public appearances in which he "successfully" communicated with native speakers of a large number of foreign languages. According to Fazah, a Greek Orthodox, his abilities to learn languages are a gift bestowed to him by God. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ziad Fazah has received more than 238,716 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Ziad Fazah is the 2,120th most popular religious figure (down from 1,955th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Liberia (down from 11th in 2019) and the most popular Liberian Religious Figure.

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  • 16

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  • 3.32

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  • 2.32

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Among religious figures, Ziad Fazah ranks 2,120 out of 2,272Before him are Symeon of Durham, Francesco Montenegro, Ibrahim Isaac Sidrak, Vincent Nichols, Luis Antonio Tagle, and Achaicus of Corinth. After him are Rino Fisichella, John Ogilvie, John T. Scopes, Youssef Absi, Francis George, and José Tolentino de Mendonça.

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Among people born in 1954, Ziad Fazah ranks 385Before him are Luc-Adolphe Tiao, Marc Vann, Barry Shabaka Henley, Balázs Taróczy, Louisa Hanoune, and Antonio Resines. After him are Augustus Pablo, Jozef Barmoš, Robert Van de Walle, Victor Ciorbea, Al Sharpton, and Mark Herman.

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In Liberia

Among people born in Liberia, Ziad Fazah ranks 12 out of 18Before him are Charles D. B. King (1875), Leymah Gbowee (1972), William Tubman (1895), Edwin Barclay (1882), Moses Blah (1947), and Gyude Bryant (1949). After him are Ola John (1992), Christopher Wreh (1975), Collins John (1985), Sekou Oliseh (1990), Alex Nimely (1991), and Darlington Nagbe (1990).


Among religious figures born in Liberia, Ziad Fazah ranks 1