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Abu-Mahmud Khojandi

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Abu-Mahmud Khojandi

Abu Mahmud Hamid ibn Khidr Khojandi (known as Abu Mahmood Khojandi, Alkhujandi or al-Khujandi, Persian: ابومحمود خجندی, c. 940 - 1000) was a Muslim Central Asian astronomer and mathematician who lived in the late 10th century and helped build an observatory, near the city of Ray (near today's Tehran), in Iran. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abu-Mahmud Khojandi has received more than 32,790 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 179th most popular astronomer.

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Among ASTRONOMERS

Among astronomers, Abu-Mahmud Khojandi ranks 180 out of 495Before him are James Craig Watson, Johannes Fabricius, Eugène Joseph Delporte, Bertil Lindblad, Sergey Belyavsky, and J. Allen Hynek. After him are Guillaume Bigourdan, William Wallace Campbell, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, George William Hill, William Cranch Bond, and August Kopff.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 940, Abu-Mahmud Khojandi ranks 10Before him are Mieszko I of Poland, Géza, Grand Prince of the Hungarians, Eadwig, Leopold I, Margrave of Austria, Doubravka of Bohemia, and Baldwin III, Count of Flanders. After him are Henry III, Duke of Bavaria, Abū Sahl al-Qūhī, and Bardas Phokas the Younger. Among people deceased in 1000, Abu-Mahmud Khojandi ranks 7Before him are Olaf Tryggvason, Harthacnut I of Denmark, Bjarni Herjólfsson, Zoe Karbonopsina, García Sánchez II of Pamplona, and Al-Maqdisi. After him are Henry of Speyer, Joseph Genesius, and Abū Sahl al-Qūhī.

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In Tajikistan

Among people born in Tajikistan, Abu-Mahmud Khojandi ranks 6 out of 16Before him are Roxana (-347), Rudaki (860), Nasir Khusraw (1004), Emomali Rahmon (1952), and Spitamenes (-400). After him are Rahmon Nabiyev (1930), Oqil Oqilov (1944), Vladimir Voinovich (1932), Qahhor Mahkamov (1932), Nellie Kim (1957), and Viktor Bout (1967).