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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 Arab Sufi 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 106,205 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Ahmad al-Badawi is the 1,029th most popular religious figure (down from 959th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Morocco (down from 26th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Moroccan Religious Figure.

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  • 58.06

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  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Ahmad al-Badawi ranks 1,029 out of 2,238Before him are Khwaja Abdullah Ansari, Witch of Endor, Yves Congar, Petar I Petrović-Njegoš, Rupert of Salzburg, and Nicholas of Tolentino. After him are Maria Celeste, 6th Dalai Lama, Annie Chapman, Antipope Philip, Antipope Gregory VI, and Ikkyū.

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Among people born in 1199, Ahmad al-Badawi ranks 5Before him are Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu, Ferdinand III of Castile, Ladislaus III of Hungary, and Madhvacharya. After him are 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, James I of Aragon, and Pope Innocent V. After him are Vasily of Kostroma, Guido Guinizelli, Coppo di Marcovaldo, and Sempad the Constable.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Ahmad al-Badawi ranks 28 out of 198Before him are Abu Yaqub Yusuf (1138), Jean-Luc Mélenchon (1951), Frida Boccara (1940), Hassan I of Morocco (1836), Al-Rashid of Morocco (1631), and Daniel Pennac (1944). After him are Mordechai Vanunu (1954), Abdelaziz of Morocco (1878), Mehdi Ben Barka (1920), Abd al-Hafid of Morocco (1875), Larbi Benbarek (1914), and Anne-Marie David (1952).


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).