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RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Abu Dhar al-Ghifari

600 - 652

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Abu Dharr Al-Ghifari Al-Kinani (أَبُو ذَرّ ٱلْغِفَارِيّ ٱلْكِنَانِيّ, ʾAbū Ḏarr al-Ghifārīy al-Kinānīy), also spelled Abu Tharr or Abu Zar, born Jundab ibn Junādah (جُنْدَب ٱبْن جُنَادَة), was the fourth or fifth person converting to Islam, and from the Muhajirun. He belonged to the Banu Ghifar, the Kinanah tribe. No date of birth is known. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abu Dhar al-Ghifari has received more than 224,089 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Abu Dhar al-Ghifari is the 650th most popular religious figure (down from 566th in 2019), the 86th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 72nd in 2019) and the 38th most popular Saudi Arabian Religious Figure.

Abu Dharr al-Ghifari is most famous for being a companion of the Prophet Muhammad, and for being the first Muslim to recite the Qur'an publicly.

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  • 63.91

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Abu Dhar al-Ghifari ranks 650 out of 2,238Before him are Tarcisio Bertone, John Cassian, Onuphrius, Malachi, Muhammad ibn al-Hanafiyyah, and Nachman of Breslov. After him are Philemon, Hillel the Elder, Olaus Magnus, Piruz Nahavandi, Jean-Baptiste de La Salle, and Zephaniah.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 600, Abu Dhar al-Ghifari ranks 16Before him are Abdullah ibn Masud, Bahira, Muadh ibn Jabal, Maria al-Qibtiyya, Pope Severinus, and Pope Theodore I. After him are Rayhana bint Zayd, Bahram Chobin, Shahrbaraz, Abu Musa al-Ash'ari, Cosmas Indicopleustes, and Ubayy ibn Ka'b. Among people deceased in 652, Abu Dhar al-Ghifari ranks 2Before him is Yazdegerd III. After him are Rothari, Emmeram of Regensburg, Itta of Metz, and Olympius.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhar al-Ghifari ranks 86 out of 251Before him are Ali al-Hadi (829), Muhammad bin Qasim (695), Talal of Jordan (1909), Hind bint Utbah (510), Zayd ibn Ali (695), and Muhammad ibn al-Hanafiyyah (637). After him are Abu Ayyub al-Ansari (576), Hashim ibn Abd Manaf (464), Sa'id bin Zayd (593), Jamal Khashoggi (1958), Juwayriyya bint al-Harith (608), and Ibrahim ibn Muhammad (630).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Saudi Arabia

Among religious figures born in Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhar al-Ghifari ranks 38Before him are Muhammad al-Jawad (811), Ruqayyah bint Muhammad (598), Zayd ibn Thabit (615), Ali al-Hadi (829), Zayd ibn Ali (695), and Muhammad ibn al-Hanafiyyah (637). After him are Hashim ibn Abd Manaf (464), Sa'id bin Zayd (593), Ibrahim ibn Muhammad (630), Umm Kulthum bint Ali (630), Abdullah ibn Saba' (700), and Abdullah ibn Salam (550).