Abd Allah ibn Abbas

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ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿAbbās (Arabic: عَبْد ٱللَّٰه ٱبْن عَبَّاس; c. 619 – 687 CE), also known as Ibn ʿAbbās, was one of the cousins of the prophet Muhammad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abd Allah ibn Abbas has received more than 339,221 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Abd Allah ibn Abbas is the 327th most popular religious figure (up from 419th in 2019), the 43rd most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (up from 47th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Saudi Arabian Religious Figure.

Abd Allah ibn Abbas is most famous for his role in the compilation of the Qur'an.

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Among religious figures, Abd Allah ibn Abbas ranks 327 out of 3,187Before him are Saint Monica, Saint Ursula, Pope Sixtus I, Muhammad al-Mahdi, Pope Gregory IV, and Pope Victor III. After him are Bartholomew I of Constantinople, Pope Sergius II, Pope Anastasius III, Pope Julius I, Pope Celestine IV, and Antipope John XXIII.

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Among people born in 619, Abd Allah ibn Abbas ranks 1 Among people deceased in 688, Abd Allah ibn Abbas ranks 1After him are Wamba, Kusaila, Perctarit, and Berthar.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Abd Allah ibn Abbas ranks 43 out of 354Before him are Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624), Zainab bint Muhammad (600), Umar II (682), Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (567), Amr ibn Hishām (570), and Hafsa bint Umar (602). After him are Ali al-Ridha (770), Talhah (595), Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921), Zayd ibn Harithah (581), Safiyya bint Huyayy (610), and Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906).


Among religious figures born in Saudi Arabia, Abd Allah ibn Abbas ranks 16Before him are Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659), Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548), Abd al-Muttalib (497), Abu Hurairah (600), Zaynab bint Jahsh (592), and Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624). After him are Ali al-Ridha (770), Talhah (595), Umm Salama (602), Muhammad al-Baqir (677), Ruqayyah bint Muhammad (598), and 'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Awf (580).