RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Abu Bakr

573 - 634

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Abu Bakr Abdullah ibn Uthman (Arabic: أَبُو بَكْرٍ عَبْدُ ٱللهِ بْنِ عُثْمَانَ‎; c. 573 CE – 23 August 634 CE) was a companion and, through his daughter Aisha, a father-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, as well as the first of the Rashidun Caliphs. Initially a rich and respected businessman, Abu Bakr later became one of the first converts to Islam and extensively contributed his wealth in support of Muhammad's work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abu Bakr has received more than 3,578,710 page views. His biography is available in 100 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 97 in 2019). Abu Bakr is the 23rd most popular religious figure (up from 28th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia and the 3rd most popular Saudi Arabian Religious Figure.

Abu bakr is most famous for being the first caliph of the muslim empire.

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  • 100

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  • 7.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.50

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Abu Bakr ranks 23 out of 2,272. Before him are Elijah, Solomon, John Calvin, Aaron, Ali, and Saint Joseph. After him are Pope Benedict XVI, Mary Magdalene, Andrew the Apostle, Saint Nicholas, James, son of Zebedee, and Jonah.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 573, Abu Bakr ranks 1 Among people deceased in 634, Abu Bakr ranks 1After him are Suintila, George of Pisidia, Cadwallon ap Cadfan, Eanfrith of Bernicia, and Osric of Deira.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Abu Bakr ranks 4 out of 222. Before him are Muhammad (570), Umar (585), and Ali (601). After him are Uthman (574), Husayn ibn Ali (626), Aisha (605), Fatimah (604), Khalid ibn al-Walid (592), Khadija bint Khuwaylid (556), Muawiyah I (603), and Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Saudi Arabia

Among religious figures born in Saudi Arabia, Abu Bakr ranks 3Before him are Muhammad (570) and Ali (601). After him are Husayn ibn Ali (626), Hasan ibn Ali (624), Bilal ibn Rabah (580), Malik ibn Anas (711), Aminah (557), Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548), Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539), Abu Hurairah (600), and Abd Allah ibn Abbas (619).