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Abu Musa al-Ash'ari

600 - 666

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Abu Musa Abd Allah ibn Qays al-Ash'ari, better known as Abu Musa al-Ash'ari (Arabic: أبو موسى الأشعري‎) (died c. 662 or 672) was a companion of Muhammad and an important figure in early Islamic history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abu Musa al-Ash'ari has received more than 79,456 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Abu Musa al-Ash'ari is the 3,280th most popular politician (up from 4,458th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Yemen and the 3rd most popular Yemeni Politician.

Abu Musa al-Ash'ari is most famous for being the first Muslim scholar to declare that the Qur'an is not created.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Abu Musa al-Ash'ari ranks 3,280 out of 15,710Before him are Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger, Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, Cylon of Athens, Herennius Etruscus, Hyeonjong of Goryeo, and Thessalonike of Macedon. After him are Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia, Akhmad Kadyrov, Carlos Salinas de Gortari, Prince Augustus William of Prussia, Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal, and Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 600, Abu Musa al-Ash'ari ranks 19Before him are Abu Dhar al-Ghifari, Pope Theodore I, Maria al-Qibtiyya, Muadh ibn Jabal, Rayhana bint Zayd, and Bahram Chobin. After him are Shahrbaraz, Cosmas Indicopleustes, Ubayy ibn Ka'b, Bayan I, Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman, and Ka'b ibn al-Ashraf. Among people deceased in 666, Abu Musa al-Ash'ari ranks 3Before him are Ramla bint Abi Sufyan and Yeon Gaesomun.

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In Yemen

Among people born in Yemen, Abu Musa al-Ash'ari ranks 4 out of 18Before him are Uwais al-Qarani (594), Ali Abdullah Saleh (1947), and Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi (1945). After him are Miqdad ibn Aswad (589), Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din (1869), Muhammad al-Badr (1926), Mukesh Ambani (1957), Shoshana Damari (1923), Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani (893), Ahmad bin Yahya (1891), and Tawakkol Karman (1979).

Among POLITICIANS In Yemen

Among politicians born in Yemen, Abu Musa al-Ash'ari ranks 3Before him are Ali Abdullah Saleh (1947) and Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi (1945). After him are Miqdad ibn Aswad (589), Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din (1869), Muhammad al-Badr (1926), Ahmad bin Yahya (1891), Mohammed Basindawa (1935), Ali Muhammad Mujawar (1953), Abdul Qadir Bajamal (1946), and Keith Vaz (1956).