'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr ibn al-'As

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Abd Allah ibn Amr ibn al-As (Arabic: عبد الله ابن عمر ابن العاص, romanized: ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿAmr ibn al-ʿĀṣ; died 684 CE/65 AH) was the second governor of Egypt under Mu'awiya I (r. 661–680), succeeding his father Amr ibn al-As. He was the author of Sahifa al-Sadiqa (lit. 'The Truthful Script'), the first known hadith compilation document. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr ibn al-'As has received more than 54,477 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr ibn al-'As is the 1,219th most popular religious figure (up from 1,453rd in 2019), the 128th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 115th in 2019) and the 50th most popular Saudi Arabian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr ibn al-'As ranks 1,219 out of 2,272Before him are Barsanuphius, Fouad Twal, Gregorio Barbarigo, Nicolaus Olahus, Isidore of Kiev, and Jozef Tomko. After him are Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova, Balthasar Hubmaier, Theophilus Presbyter, Pelagio Galvani, Gregory III Laham, and Cuthbert.

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Among people born in 616, 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr ibn al-'As ranks 2Before him is Grimoald the Elder. After him is Bridei III. Among people deceased in 684, 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr ibn al-'As ranks 2Before him is Muawiya II.

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Among people born in Saudi Arabia, 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr ibn al-'As ranks 128 out of 222Before him are 'Abd al-Ilah (1913), Abd-Allah ibn Ubayy (null), Abbad ibn Bishr (606), Isma'il ibn Ja'far (721), Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh (1943), and Al-Waleed bin Talal (1955). After him are 'Abd Allah ibn Rawahah (null), Saad Hariri (1970), Umm Ruman (null), Mohammad bin Salman (1985), Muhammad bin Nayef (1959), and Sultan bin Salman Al Saud (1956).


Among religious figures born in Saudi Arabia, 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr ibn al-'As ranks 50Before him are Fatimah bint Musa (790), Ubayy ibn Ka'b (600), Abdullah ibn Salam (550), Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman (600), Abu Darda (580), and Isma'il ibn Ja'far (721). After him are 'Abd Allah ibn Rawahah (null), Shaykh Ahmad (1753), Saud Al-Shuraim (1964), and Rahaf Mohammed (2000).