Ahmad al-Badawi

1199 - 1276

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Aḥmad al-Badawī (Arabic: أحمد البدوى‎ IPA: [ˈæħmæd elˈbædæwi]), also known as Al-Sayyid al-Badawī (السيد البدوى, [esˈsæjjed-, elˈsæjjed-]), or as al-Badawī for short, or reverentially as Shaykh al-Badawī by all those Sunni Muslims who venerate saints, was a 13th-century Moroccan Sunni Muslim mystic who became famous as the founder of the Badawiyyah order of Sufism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmad al-Badawi has received more than 73,419 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Ahmad al-Badawi is the 960th most popular religious figure, the 26th most popular biography from Morocco and the 2nd most popular Moroccan Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Ahmad al-Badawi ranks 960 out of 2,272. Before him are Ignatios of Constantinople, George Syncellus, Donatus Magnus, Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, Euthymius the Great, and Al-Juwayni. After him are Ibn Qutaybah, Mesud II, Agostino Casaroli, Scipione Borghese, Benedict the Moor, and Juan Diego.

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Among people born in 1199, Ahmad al-Badawi ranks 4Before him are Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu, Ferdinand III of Castile, and Ladislaus III of Hungary. After him are Madhvacharya, Guttorm of Norway, Bohemond V of Antioch, Thomas, Count of Flanders, Raymond-Roupen, and Sava II. Among people deceased in 1276, Ahmad al-Badawi ranks 5Before him are Pope Gregory X, Pope Adrian V, Pope Innocent V, and James I of Aragon. After him are Vasily of Kostroma and Guido Guinizelli.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Ahmad al-Badawi ranks 26 out of 163. Before him are Tahar Ben Jelloun (1944), Zeno of Verona (300), Yusef of Morocco (1882), Ibn Tumart (1097), Abu Yaqub Yusuf (1138), and Frida Boccara (1940). After him are Daniel Pennac (1944), Mehdi Ben Barka (1920), Al-Rashid of Morocco (1631), Hassan I of Morocco (1836), Abderrahmane Youssoufi (1924), and Abdelaziz of Morocco (1878).


Among religious figures born in Morocco, Ahmad al-Badawi ranks 2Before him are Zeno of Verona (300). After him are Philippe Barbarin (1950) and Dominique Mamberti (1952).