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Abu Dawood

817 - 888

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Abū Dāwūd (Dā’ūd) Sulaymān ibn al-Ash‘ath ibn Isḥāq al-Azdī al-Sijistānī (Arabic: أبو داود سليمان بن الأشعث الأزدي السجستاني), commonly known simply as Abū Dāwūd al-Sijistānī, was a scholar of prophetic hadith who compiled the third of the six "canonical" hadith collections recognized by Sunni Muslims, the Sunan Abu Dāwūd. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abu Dawood has received more than 274,697 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Abu Dawood is the 415th most popular religious figure (down from 390th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Afghanistan (down from 7th in 2019) and the most popular Afghan Religious Figure.

Abu Dawood is one of the six most authoritative books of hadith in Sunni Islam. It is a collection of sayings and deeds of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

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  • 68.35

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  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Abu Dawood ranks 415 out of 2,238Before him are Saint Sava, 'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Awf, Paul of Thebes, Abd Allah ibn Abbas, Maximus the Confessor, and Uwais al-Qarani. After him are Salome, Januarius, Pope Celestine II, Thomas à Kempis, Pope John IV, and Thomas Becket.

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Among people born in 817, Abu Dawood ranks 2Before him is Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj.  Among people deceased in 888, Abu Dawood ranks 2Before him is Charles the Fat. After him are Bořivoj I, Duke of Bohemia, Emperor Xizong of Tang, Al-Mundhir of Córdoba, Rimbert, Burgred of Mercia, and Ingelger.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Abu Dawood ranks 13 out of 145Before him are Ahmad Shah Massoud (1953), Hafizullah Amin (1929), Mohammed Daoud Khan (1909), Alauddin Khalji (1266), Ali-Shir Nava'i (1441), and Amanullah Khan (1892). After him are Mahmud of Ghazni (971), Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī (1837), Mohammed Omar (1962), Babrak Karmal (1929), Humayun (1508), and Habibullāh Kalakāni (1890).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Afghanistan

Among religious figures born in Afghanistan, Abu Dawood ranks 1After him are Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006), Ali Hujwiri (1009), and Abdul Rahman (1965).