Ahmad Shah Massoud Rank
About Ahmad Shah Massoud
Ahmad Shah Massoud, also known by the nickname "The Lion of Panjshir", was an iconic Afghan military commander and resistance leader remembered for fiercely resisting the Soviet occupation during the Soviet war in Afghanistan as well as for fighting against the Taliban during the Afghan Civil War. He was assassinated in 2001 by al-Qaeeda suicide bombers. Today, he is regarded as Afghanistan’s greatest national hero.
He was married to Sediqa Massoud, with whom he fathered six children. He grew up with six brothers, including younger brother Ahmad Zia Massoud, who served as the Vice President of Afghanistan from 2004 to 2009.
His assassination came two days before the September 11 terrorist attacks in America.
His death date September 9 is observed all over Afghanistan as a national holiday. It is called “Massoud Day”.
In 2001, he was posthumously awarded the title "National Hero".
Ahmad Shah Massoud Rank
F.A.Q. about Ahmad Shah Massoud
When is his birthday?
Ahmad Shah Massoud's birthday is on September 2, 1953.
In how many days is his birthday?
Ahmad's birthday is in 218 days
How old was Ahmad when he died?
He was 48 years old.
When did he die?
He died in September 9, 2001.
How old would he be today?
Ahmad Shah Massoud would be 68 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Ahmad from?
He was born in Bazarak, Panjshir, Afghanistan.
Ahmad Shah Massoud's Popularity
Ahmad Shah Massoud was a famous Afghan commander, who was born on September 2, 1953. As a person born on this date, Ahmad Shah Massoud is listed in our database as the 40th most popular celebrity for the day (September 2) and the 63rd most popular for the year (1953).
People born on September 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Ahmad Shah Massoud is the 1396th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Ahmad Shah Massoud's birthday, Ahmad Shah Massoud is the 4th most famous Afghan.
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