GEOGRAPHER

Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani

893 - 945

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Abu Muhammad al-Ḥasan ibn Aḥmad ibn Yaqub al-Hamdani (279/280-333/334 A.H. / c. 893-945 A.D; Arabic: أبو محمد الحسن بن أحمد بن يعقوب الهمداني‎) was an Arab Muslim geographer, chemist, poet, grammarian, historian, and astronomer, from the tribe of Banu Hamdan, western 'Amran, Yemen. He was one of the best representatives of Islamic culture during the last period of the Abbasid Caliphate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani has received more than 47,306 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani is the 48th most popular geographer (down from 47th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Yemen and the most popular Yemeni Geographer.

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  • 17

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Among GEOGRAPHERS

Among geographers, Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani ranks 48 out of 67Before him are Marie Tharp, Erich von Drygalski, Richard Hartshorne, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville, Pedro Reinel, and Conrad Malte-Brun. After him are Johann Gottlieb Georgi, Yi-Fu Tuan, Hans Meyer, Inō Tadataka, Carlos Viegas Gago Coutinho, and Anton Friedrich Büsching.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 893, Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani ranks 5Before him are Abu Mansur al-Maturidi, Louis the Child, William Longsword, and Al-Qa'im.  Among people deceased in 945, Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani ranks 4Before him are Igor of Kiev, Hyejong of Goryeo, and Ki no Tsurayuki. After him is Krešimir I of Croatia.

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In Yemen

Among people born in Yemen, Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani ranks 10 out of 18Before him are Abu Musa al-Ash'ari (600), Miqdad ibn Aswad (589), Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din (1869), Muhammad al-Badr (1926), Mukesh Ambani (1957), and Shoshana Damari (1923). After him are Ahmad bin Yahya (1891), Tawakkol Karman (1979), Mohammed Basindawa (1935), Eddie Izzard (1962), Ali Muhammad Mujawar (1953), and Abdul Qadir Bajamal (1946).

Among GEOGRAPHERS In Yemen

Among geographers born in Yemen, Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani ranks 1