Abdul Jalil Shah III was the 8th Sultan of Johor who reigned from 1623 to 1677. Known as "Raja Bujang" before his accession, he was a son of the 6th Sultan, Alauddin Riayat Shah III and a niece of the 7th Sultan, Abdullah Ma'ayat Shah.
Abraham Darby III (24 April 1750–1791) was an English ironmaster and Quaker. He was the third Abraham Darby in three generations of an English Quaker family that played a role in the Industrial Revolution.
Adam Clayton Powell III (born 1946) is an American journalist, media executive, and scholar who currently serves as Director of Washington Policy Initiatives for the University of Southern California and University Fellow at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy. He was USC's vice provost for globalization from 2007 through 2010.
Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo III (born 14 September 1943) was elected the Alake of Egbaland, based in Abeokuta, Nigeria on 2 August 2005. He scored 15 out of 23 votes in an election conducted by the Egba kingmakers, defeating eight competitors including his younger brother, Adeleke.
Al-Mansur al-Husayn III (died 1888) was a claimant to the dignity of imam of Yemen in 1859-1863, wielding power in intense rivalry with other self-proclaimed imams.
Al-Mutawakkil III (Arabic: ?) (died 1543) was caliph from 1508 to 1516, and again in 1517. He was the last caliph of the later, Egyptian-based period of the Abbasid dynasty. Since the Mongol sack of Baghdad and the execution of Caliph Al-Musta'sim in 1258, the Abbasid caliphs had resided in Cairo, nominal rulers used to legitimize the actual rule of the Mamluk sultans.
Sultan Alauddin Riayat Shah III was the 6th Sultan of Johor who reigned from 1597 - 1615. He founded the new capital of Johor in Batu Sawar, but later moved his administration to Pasir Raja in 1608. Under his order in 1612, Bendahara Tun Sri Lanang oversaw the editorial and compilation process of Sejarah Melayu (Malay Annals), the most important Malay literary work of all time.
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