Abu Hurairah

600 - 676

Abu Hurairah

Abd al-Rahman ibn Sakhr Ad-Dausi (Arabic: عبد الرحمن بن صخر الدوسي‎‎; 603–681), better known as Abu Hurairah, was one of the sahabah (companions) of Muhammad and, according to Sunni Islam, the most prolific narrator of hadith. He was known by the kunyah Abu Hurayrah "Father of a Kitten", in reference to his attachment to cats, and he was a member of Ashab al-Suffa. It is unclear as to what his real name is, the most popular opinion being that it was ‘Abd al-Raḥmān ibn Ṣakhr (عبد الرحمن بن صخر). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abu Hurairah has received more than 545,324 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 414th most popular religious figure.

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  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Abu Hurairah ranks 414 out of 2,001Before him are Pope Benedict IV, Dionysius the Areopagite, Pope Constantine, Gregory the Illuminator, Pope Eleutherius, and Simon Magus. After him are William Laud, Pancras of Rome, Bruno of Cologne, Rose of Lima, Pope John XI, and Muhammad al-Baqir.

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Among people born in 600, Abu Hurairah ranks 4Before him are Jordanes, Pope Vitalian, and Pope John IV. After him are Maria al-Qibtiyya, Pope Severinus, Samo, Abraha, Pope Theodore I, Pope Eugene I, Musaylimah, and Zainab bint Muhammad. Among people deceased in 676, Abu Hurairah ranks 1After him are Pope Adeodatus II, Clovis III, Juwayriyya bint al-Harith, Amandus, Wang Bo, and Æscwine of Wessex.

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