Ziad Jarrah

1975 - 2001

Ziad Jarrah

Ziad Samir Jarrah (Arabic: زياد سمير جراح‎, Ziyād Samīr Jarrāḥ; May 11, 1975 – September 11, 2001) was a member of al-Qaeda and one of the perpetrators of the September 11 attacks. Jarrah was the hijacker-pilot of United Airlines Flight 93, crashing the plane into a field in a rural area near Shanksville, Pennsylvania—after a passenger uprising—as part of the coordinated attacks.After a wealthy and secularist upbringing, Jarrah moved to Germany in 1996. He became involved in the planning of the September 11 attacks while attending Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW) in the late 1990s, meeting Mohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi and Ramzi bin al-Shibh, forming in 1998 what is now known as the Hamburg cell. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ziad Jarrah has received more than 1,288,044 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 172nd most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, Ziad Jarrah ranks 169 out of 182Before him are Dawood Ibrahim, Robert Pickton, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, Abubakar Shekau, Anwar al-Awlaki, and Karla Homolka. After him are Seung-Hui Cho, Baitullah Mehsud, Yang Xinhai, Ajmal Kasab, Wail al-Shehri, and Colin Pitchfork.

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Among people born in 1975, Ziad Jarrah ranks 267Before him are Danica McKellar, Eicca Toppinen, Nikos Liberopoulos, Radhi Jaïdi, Freddy Rodriguez, and Ai Sugiyama. After him are Richard Kelly, Kristian Nairn, Andrés Scotti, Damián Szifron, Fabio Celestini, and Valérien Ismaël. Among people deceased in 2001, Ziad Jarrah ranks 217Before him are Betty Everett, Joan Sims, Bertie Mee, Régine Cavagnoud, Thuy Trang, and Arlene Francis. After him are Tony Miles, Jim Baxter, Dale Evans, Abdulaziz al-Omari, Wail al-Shehri, and Richard Chelimo.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Ziad Jarrah ranks 83 out of 87Before him are Layal Abboud (1982), Hanan al-Shaykh (1945), Pierre Amine Gemayel (1972), Wajdi Mouawad (1968), Emily de Jongh-Elhage (1946), and Myriam Fares (1983). After him are Youssef Mohamad (1980), Michael Malarkey (1983), Aline Lahoud (1981), and Rima Fakih (1985).

Among EXTREMISTS In Lebanon

Among extremists born in Lebanon, Ziad Jarrah ranks 1

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