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Abu Sa'id Gardezi

1100 - 1061

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Abū Saʿīd ʿAbd-al-Ḥayy ibn Żaḥḥāk b. Maḥmūd Gardīzī (Persian: ابوسعید عبدالحی بن ضحاک بن محمود گردیزی‎), better known as Gardizi (گردیزی), was an 11th-century Persian historian and official, who is notable for having written the Zayn al-akhbar, one of the earliest history books written in New Persian.Little is known of Gardizi personally. He was probably from Gardiz in the region of Zamindawar, as his nisba implies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abu Sa'id Gardezi has received more than 18,521 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Abu Sa'id Gardezi is the 37th most popular geographer (up from 38th in 2019), the 46th most popular biography from Afghanistan and the most popular Afghan Geographer.

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Among GEOGRAPHERS

Among geographers, Abu Sa'id Gardezi ranks 37 out of 67Before him are Willem Blaeu, Marinus of Tyre, Jovan Cvijić, Johann Georg Gmelin, Pyotr Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky, and Vincenzo Coronelli. After him are Alfred Hettner, Jodocus Hondius, Otto Nordenskjöld, Nicolas Sanson, Marie Tharp, and Erich von Drygalski.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1100, Abu Sa'id Gardezi ranks 41Before him are Igor II of Kiev, Khabul Khan, Sigurd Slembe, Ingegerd of Norway, Antipope Theodoric, and Abu Bakr ibn Umar. After him are William V, Marquess of Montferrat, Thoros of Edessa, Bretislav II, Malmfred of Kiev, Peter Bartholomew, and Malik Shah. Among people deceased in 1061, Abu Sa'id Gardezi ranks 3Before him are Pope Nicholas II and Humbert of Silva Candida. After him are Presian, Floris I, Count of Holland, Spytihněv II, Duke of Bohemia, and Ali ibn Ridwan.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Abu Sa'id Gardezi ranks 46 out of 108Before him are Tahir ibn Husayn (776), Dost Mohammad Khan (1793), Sanai (1080), Bairam Khan (1501), Abu Zayd al-Balkhi (850), and Abu Sa'id Mirza (1424). After him are Abdullah Abdullah (1960), Muhammad Shah (1702), Inayatullah Khan (1888), Ya'qub ibn al-Layth al-Saffar (840), Ashraf Hotak (1700), and Kujula Kadphises (20).

Among GEOGRAPHERS In Afghanistan

Among geographers born in Afghanistan, Abu Sa'id Gardezi ranks 1