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Abū Hayyān al-Tawhīdī

923 - 1023

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ʿAlī ibn Muḥammad ibn ʿAbbās al-Baghdadi (923–1023) (Arabic: علي بن محمد بن العباس التوحيدي البغدادي) also known as Abū Ḥayyān al-Tawḥīdī (Arabic: أبو حيان التوحيدي) was an Arab or Persian and one of the most influential intellectuals and thinkers of the 10th century. Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī described him as "the philosopher of litterateurs and the litterateur of philosophers." However, he was neglected and ignored by the historians of his era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abū Hayyān al-Tawhīdī has received more than 46,655 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Abū Hayyān al-Tawhīdī is the 3,445th most popular writer (down from 3,304th in 2019), the 278th most popular biography from Iraq (down from 254th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Iraqi Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 47k

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  • 51.69

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.42

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

al- Ṣadāqah wa-al-ṣadīq
Friendship
Classic treatise on friendship; critical edition.
al-Muqābasāt
Islamic law, Islamic philosophy, Ancient Philosophy
al- Ishārāt al-ilāhīyah
Sufism, Early works to 1800
al-Ishārāt al-ilāhīyah
Sufism, Early works to 1800
Imtāʻ wa-al-muʾānasah
Anecdotes, Arabic literature, Civilization
al- Baṣāʾir wa-al-dhakhāʾir
Arabic literature

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Over the past year Abū Hayyān al-Tawhīdī has had the most page views in the with 47,569 views, followed by Persian (4,027), and English (2,994). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Western Punjabi (65.05%), Serbo-Croatian (50.25%), and Catalan (41.23%)

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Abū Hayyān al-Tawhīdī ranks 3,445 out of 7,302Before him are Claude Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, Andrey Piontkovsky, Zulfiya, Ennin, Sanmao, and Massimo Bontempelli. After him are Robert M. Parker Jr., David C. H. Austin, Vladimir Megre, Carlo Rosselli, Andreï Makine, and Amos Tutuola.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 923, Abū Hayyān al-Tawhīdī ranks 5Before him are Eadred, Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo, Emperor Suzaku, and Bernard of Menthon.  Among people deceased in 1023, Abū Hayyān al-Tawhīdī ranks 1After him are Godfrey II, Duke of Lower Lorraine, Sitt al-Mulk, Oda of Haldensleben, and Wulfstan.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Abū Hayyān al-Tawhīdī ranks 278 out of 384Before him are Yitzhak Mordechai (1944), Abdullah Goran (1904), Ashur-bel-kala (-1200), Abdallah ibn al-Mu'tazz (861), Shamshi-Adad IV (-1100), and Abu Firas al-Hamdani (932). After him are Mahmud Nedim Pasha (1818), Al-Mundhir III ibn al-Nu'man (500), Ahmed Chalabi (1944), Raghad Hussein (1968), Abu Ali al-Anbari (1957), and Ali Akbar Salehi (1949).

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Among WRITERS In Iraq

Among writers born in Iraq, Abū Hayyān al-Tawhīdī ranks 24Before him are Al-Asmaʿi (740), Nazik Al-Malaika (1923), Karim Findi (1946), Abdullah Goran (1904), Abdallah ibn al-Mu'tazz (861), and Abu Firas al-Hamdani (932). After him are Ishaq ibn Hunayn (830), Jacob of Serugh (451), Abbas Ibn al-Ahnaf (750), Ahmet Haşim (1887), Abu Isa al-Warraq (null), and Muhsin al-Ramli (1967).