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Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari

1578 - 1632

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Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad al-Maqqarī al-Tilmisānī (or al-Maḳḳarī) (أحمد المقري التلمساني), (1577-1632) was an Algerian scholar, biographer and historian who is best known for his Nafh at-Tib,S a compendium of the history of Al-Andalus which provided a basis for the scholarly research on the subject until the twentieth century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari has received more than 69,593 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari is the 2,567th most popular writer (up from 2,829th in 2019), the 72nd most popular biography from Algeria (down from 70th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Algerian Writer.

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Among writers, Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari ranks 2,567 out of 5,755Before him are Bakhtiyar Vahabzadeh, Harlan Ellison, Aspazija, John Christopher, Tudor Arghezi, and Àngel Guimerà. After him are Ursula Kuczynski, Oscar Cullmann, Yuan Zhen, Mina Witkojc, Praxilla, and William Ernest Henley.

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Among people born in 1578, Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari ranks 12Before him are Adam Elsheimer, Wolfgang Wilhelm, Count Palatine of Neuburg, Fede Galizia, Charles d'Albert, duc de Luynes, Agostino Tassi, and John Webster. After him are Countess Catharina Belgica of Nassau and Benedetto Castelli. Among people deceased in 1632, Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari ranks 19Before him are Margherita Gonzaga, Duchess of Lorraine, Ludovico Ludovisi, Hendrick van Balen the Elder, Ernest Casimir I, Count of Nassau-Dietz, Anna of Cleves, and Jan Porcellis. After him are Albert Girard, Abraham Janssens, Augustus, Count Palatine of Sulzbach, Philippe van Lansberge, Thomas Dekker, and Susenyos I.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari ranks 72 out of 184Before him are Rabah Bitat (1925), Roger Hanin (1925), Nicole Garcia (1946), Mouloud Feraoun (1913), Rachid Taha (1958), and Abdelhamid Ben Badis (1889). After him are Françoise Fabian (1933), Ahmed Ouyahia (1952), Émile Boirac (1851), Ibn Manzur (1233), Évariste Lévi-Provençal (1894), and Abdelmalek Sellal (1948).

Among WRITERS In Algeria

Among writers born in Algeria, Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari ranks 12Before him are Assia Djebar (1936), Hélène Cixous (1937), Kateb Yacine (1929), Mohammed Dib (1920), Isaac Alfasi (1013), and Mouloud Feraoun (1913). After him are Ibn Manzur (1233), Yasmina Khadra (1955), Mouloud Mammeri (1917), Boualem Sansal (1949), Emmanuel Roblès (1914), and Tahar Djaout (1954).