GEOGRAPHER

Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani

893 - 945

Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani

Abu Muhammad al-Ḥasan ibn Aḥmad ibn Yaqub al-Hamdani (279/280-333/334 A.H. / 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 35,739 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 47th most popular geographer.

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  • 36k

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  • 49.82

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.71

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among GEOGRAPHERS

Among geographers, Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani ranks 47 out of 58Before him are Pyotr Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville, Richard Hartshorne, Johann Gottlieb Georgi, Pedro Reinel, and Yi-Fu Tuan. After him are Carlos Viegas Gago Coutinho, Conrad Malte-Brun, Hans Meyer, John Walter Gregory, Marie Tharp, and Ellsworth Huntington.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 893, Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani ranks 5Before him are Louis the Child, Abu Mansur al-Maturidi, 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.

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In Yemen

Among people born in Yemen, Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani ranks 10 out of 16Before him are Abu Musa al-Ash'ari (600), Miqdad ibn Aswad (589), Muhammad al-Badr (1926), Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din (1869), Shoshana Damari (1923), and Mukesh Ambani (1957). After him are Tawakkol Karman (1979), Mohammed Basindawa (1935), Ali Muhammad Mujawar (1953), Abdul Qadir Bajamal (1946), Eddie Izzard (1962), and Nujood Ali (1998).

Among GEOGRAPHERS In Yemen

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

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