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Ahmad Sirhindi

1564 - 1624

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Ahmad al-Fārūqī al-Sirhindī (1564–1624) was an Indian Islamic scholar, a Hanafi jurist, and a member of the Naqshbandī Sufi order. He has been described by some followers as a Mujaddid, meaning a “reviver", for his work in rejuvenating Islam and opposing the newly made religion of Din-i Ilahi and other problematic opinions of Mughal emperor Akbar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmad Sirhindi has received more than 548,985 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Ahmad Sirhindi is the 526th most popular philosopher (up from 738th in 2019), the 148th most popular biography from India (up from 221st in 2019) and the 20th most popular Indian Philosopher.

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Among PHILOSOPHERS

Among philosophers, Ahmad Sirhindi ranks 526 out of 1,089Before him are Buddhaghosa, Yang Zhu, Ravidas, Paul Virilio, Johann Bernhard Basedow, and Bion of Borysthenes. After him are Jean Vanier, Martha Nussbaum, Cristoforo Landino, Vilém Flusser, John Austin, and Henry Corbin.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1564, Ahmad Sirhindi ranks 9Before him are Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Christopher Marlowe, William Adams, Paulo Miki, David Fabricius, and Hans Leo Hassler. After him are Francisco Pacheco, Joos de Momper, Henry Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Federico Borromeo, and Pedro Páez. Among people deceased in 1624, Ahmad Sirhindi ranks 5Before him are Jakob Böhme, Henry II, Duke of Lorraine, Dirck van Baburen, and Gaspard Bauhin. After him are Charles of Austria, Bishop of Wroclaw, Marco Antonio de Dominis, Juan de Mariana, Sebastián Vizcaíno, and Vicente Espinel.

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In India

Among people born in India, Ahmad Sirhindi ranks 148 out of 1,227Before him are Buddhaghosa (401), Ravidas (1450), Chandra Shekhar Azad (1906), Nizam-ul-Mulk, Asaf Jah I (1671), B. K. S. Iyengar (1918), and Tarabai (1675). After him are Vinoba Bhave (1895), Mamnoon Hussain (1940), Vikramaditya (-102), Surdas (1478), Morarji Desai (1896), and Chandrakirti (600).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In India

Among philosophers born in India, Ahmad Sirhindi ranks 20Before him are Ramanuja (1017), Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (1883), Abul A'la Maududi (1903), Shantideva (685), Buddhaghosa (401), and Ravidas (1450). After him are Chandrakirti (600), Jyotirao Phule (1827), Sivananda Saraswati (1887), Eknath (1533), Dignāga (480), and Madhvacharya (1199).