Abu Nasr Mansur

960 - 1036

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Abu Nasri Mansur ibn Ali ibn Iraq (Persian: أبو نصر منصور بن علی بن عراق‎; c. 960 – 1036) was a Persian Muslim mathematician and astronomer. He is well known for his work with the spherical sine law.Abu Nasr Mansur was born in Gilan, Persia, to the ruling family of Khwarezm, the Afrighids. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abu Nasr Mansur has received more than 54,833 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Abu Nasr Mansur is the 194th most popular mathematician (up from 226th in 2019), the 141st most popular biography from Iran (up from 145th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Iranian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Abu Nasr Mansur ranks 194 out of 828Before him are Constantin Carathéodory, Al-Karaji, Gösta Mittag-Leffler, Pedro Nunes, Conon of Samos, and Herbert A. Hauptman. After him are Ibn Yunus, Camille Jordan, Kazimierz Kuratowski, Thomas Abbt, Willem de Sitter, and Jan Łukasiewicz.

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Among people born in 960, Abu Nasr Mansur ranks 7Before him are Sweyn Forkbeard, Constantine VIII, Theophanu, Seongjong of Goryeo, Gotthard of Hildesheim, and Henry V, Duke of Bavaria. After him are Bagrat III of Georgia, Fulbert of Chartres, and Gershom ben Judah. Among people deceased in 1036, Abu Nasr Mansur ranks 1After him are Hisham III of Córdoba, Emperor Go-Ichijō, Ali az-Zahir, and Mstislav of Chernigov.

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Among people born in Iran, Abu Nasr Mansur ranks 141 out of 463Before him are Osroes I (50), Sultan Husayn (1668), Ibn al-Muqaffa' (724), Harpagus (-700), Al-Karaji (953), and Istakhri (850). After him are Abbas Mirza (1789), Forough Farrokhzad (1935), Ata-Malik Juvayni (1226), Musa al-Sadr (1928), Orodes II (null), and Tiridates I of Armenia (null).

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Among mathematicians born in Iran, Abu Nasr Mansur ranks 5Before him are Omar Khayyam (1048), Abu al-Wafa' Buzjani (940), Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi (1236), and Al-Karaji (953). After him are Sharaf al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī (1135), Maryam Mirzakhani (1977), and Caucher Birkar (1978).