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us: Muhammad Omar, Mullah, 1960?-2013?

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    • us: Mullah Muhammad Omar, 1960?-2013?
    • us: Mulla Muhammad Omar, 1960?-2013?
    • us: Muḥammad ʻUmar, Mullā, 1960?-2013?
    • us: Mullā Muḥammad ʻUmar, 1960?-2013?
    • us: Mulla Umar, 1960?-2013?
    • us: Mulla Omar, 1960?-2013?
    • us: Mullah Omar, 1960?-2013?
    • us: Amīr al-Muʼminīn Mullā Muḥammad ʻUmar, 1960?-2013?
    • us: Ameer-ul-Mumineen Mulla Muhammad Umar Mujahid, 1960?-2013?
    • us: Mujāhid, Muḥammad ʻUmar, 1960?-2013?
    • us: ʻUmar, Mullā Muḥammad, 1960?-2013?
    • us: ʻUmar, Muḥammad, Mullah, 1960?-2013?
    • us: Omar, Mullah, 1960?-2013?
    • us: Mohammad Omar, Mullah, 1960?-2013?
    • us: Mohammed Omar, Mullah, 1960?-2013?
    • us: Mohammed Omar Mujahid, Mullah, 1960?-2013?
    • us: محمد عمر، ملا
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1960?
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2013-04?
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Kandahār (Afghanistan : Province)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Karachi (Pakistan)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Afghanistan
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Taliban
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Political science
          (lcsh) Islam
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Heads of state
              (lcsh) Politicians
          • Sources

            • found: Farāmīn-i Amīr al-Muʼminīn, 2000?: p. 1 (Amīr al-Muʼminīn Mullā Muḥammad ʻUmar (Mujāhid))
            • found: New York times index (June 2001 issue) April 29, 2002 (under Afghanistan: Mullah Muhammad Omar, supreme leader of the Taliban in Afghanistan)
            • found: Internet, URL: //, April 24,2002 (Ameer-ul-Mumineen Mulla Muhammad Umar Mujahid; name variants include: Mulla Umar; Mulla Muhammad Umar; Mulla Muhammad Omar; supreme leader of the Taliban; b. 1960, in Noori village, Kandahar Province; fought with Afghan resistance against the Russian military in Afghanistan; 1993-1994, with approx. 15-30 religious students, organized the Tehreek-al-Islami-at-Taliban (Taliban Islamic Movement); in 1996, the Taliban took control of Kabul; Mulla Muhammad Umar was accepted as the "Ameer-al-Mumineen" of Afghanistan)
            • found: Riedel, Bruce O. The search for al Qaeda, 2008: E-CIP galley (Mullah Omar)
            • found: Il Mullah Omar, c2011: p. 12 (b. 1962 in Zadeh, village near Kandahār, Afghanistan)
            • found: New York times WWW site, viewed July 30, 2015 (the Taliban confirmed on Thursday [July 30, 2015] that their supreme leader, Mullah Muhammad Omar, had died; no time frame for the death was given, other than to say he died "some time ago" after being ill; the Afghan government had announced that officials believed Mullah Omar had died in a Karachi-area hospital in 2013)
            • found: Britannica WWW site, viewed July 30, 2015 (Mohammad Omar, also called Mullah Omar; b. ca. 1950-1962?, near Kandahār, Afghanistan; d. Apr. 2013, Pakistan; Afghan militant and leader of the Taliban who was the emir of Afghanistan (1996-2001))
            • found: Wikipedia, viewed July 30, 2015 (under Mohammed Omar: Mullah Mohammed Omar Mujahid; b. ca. 1960; d. Apr. 2013; often simply called Mullah Omar; supreme commander and the spiritual leader of the Taliban; Afghanistan's 11th head of state from 1996 to late 2001, under the official title "Head of the Supreme Council"; according to most sources, Omar was born sometime between 1955 and 1962 in a village in Kandahar Province; some suggest his birth year as 1950 or 1953, or as late as around 1966; his exact place of birth is also uncertain; on 29 July 2015, the Afghan government stated that Omar had died in Apr. 2013 in Karachi, Pakistan)
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            • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
            • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
          • Change Notes

            • 2002-04-29: new
            • 2016-02-24: revised
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