Abu Mansur al-Maturidi

893 - 944

Abu Mansur al-Maturidi

Abū Manṣūr Muḥammad b. Muḥammad b. Maḥmūd al-Samarḳandī (853–944 CE; Arabic: أبو منصور محمد بن محمد بن محمود الماتریدي السمرقندي الحنفي‎), often referred to as Abū Manṣūr al-Māturīdī for short, or reverently as Imam Māturīdī by Sunni Muslims, was a Sunni Hanafi jurist, theologian, and scriptural exegete from ninth-century Samarkand who became the eponymous codifier of one of the principal orthodox schools of Sunni theology, the Maturidi school, which became the dominant theological school for Sunni Muslims in Central Asia and later enjoyed a preeminent status as the school of choice for both the Ottoman Empire and the Mughal Empire.He was from a place called Maturid in Samarqand (Uzbekistan), and was known as Shaykh al-Islam, and the "Imam of Guidance" (Imam al-Huda). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abu Mansur al-Maturidi has received more than 125,671 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 502nd most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Abu Mansur al-Maturidi ranks 503 out of 2,001Before him are Mary of Egypt, Theodora, Pope Alexander I of Alexandria, Saint Eustace, Pope Adrian I, and Micah. After him are Pope Victor II, Adalbert of Prague, Jean-Baptiste de La Salle, Marcel Lefebvre, Abd al-Muttalib, and Louis de Montfort.

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Among people born in 893, Abu Mansur al-Maturidi ranks 2Before him is Louis the Child. After him are William Longsword, Al-Qa'im, and Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani. Among people deceased in 944, Abu Mansur al-Maturidi ranks 1After him is Ngô Quyền.

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Among people born in Uzbekistan, Abu Mansur al-Maturidi ranks 8 out of 72Before him are Timur (1336), Al-Biruni (973), Babur (1483), Muhammad al-Bukhari (810), Islam Karimov (1938), and Al-Tirmidhi (824). After him are Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari (1327), Isma'il ibn Ahmad (849), Abu al-Ghazi Bahadur (1603), Shavkat Mirziyoyev (1957), Anna German (1936), and Habibullah Khan (1872).


Among religious figures born in Uzbekistan, Abu Mansur al-Maturidi ranks 3Before him are Muhammad al-Bukhari (810) and Al-Tirmidhi (824). After him are Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari (1327).

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