Elijah Muhammad Rank
About Elijah Muhammad
Elijah Muhammad was an American politician and religious leader remembered for being the leader of the famous African American religious and political movement the Nation of Islam (NOI). He led the Nation of Islam from 1934 until his demise in 1975. He was succeeded by his son Warith Deen Mohammed.
He got married to Clara Muhammad in 1917. He and Clara had eight children, including Warith Deen Mohammed. He also fathered four children with journalist and commentator Tynnetta Muhammad. In addition to his relationships with Clara and Tynnetta, he had relationships with other women and fathered numerous children with them. It is believed that throughout his life, he fathered as many as 21 children.
He mentored iconic figures such as Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali.
He was portrayed by actor Al Freeman, Jr. in the 1992 film Malcolm X.
Elijah Muhammad Rank
Elijah Muhammad's Popularity
Elijah Muhammad was a famous American religious leader, who was born on October 7, 1897. As a person born on this date, Elijah Muhammad is listed in our database as the 19th most popular celebrity for the day (October 7) and the 8th most popular for the year (1897).
People born on October 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Elijah Muhammad is the 517th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Elijah Muhammad's birthday, Elijah Muhammad is the 4354th most famous American.
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