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ʿĀʾishah bint Abī Bakr (Arabic: عائشة بنت أبي بكر‎ [ˈʕaːʔɪʃa], c. 613/614 – c. 678 CE), also transcribed as Aisha (, also US: , UK: ) or variants, was Muhammad's third and youngest wife. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aisha has received more than 4,188,369 page views. Her biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Aisha is the 5th most popular companion (up from 9th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (up from 8th in 2019) and the most popular Saudi Arabian Companion.

Aisha is most famous for being the youngest wife of Muhammad, who was the prophet of Islam.

Memorability Metrics

  • 4.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 84.32

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 80

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among companions, Aisha ranks 5 out of 687Before her are Nefertiti, Anne Boleyn, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, and Catherine de' Medici. After her are Helena, Catherine of Aragon, Fatimah, Empress Joséphine, Eva Braun, Khadija bint Khuwaylid, and Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma.

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Among people born in 605, Aisha ranks 1After her are Kubrat, Yang You, and Sisenand. Among people deceased in 678, Aisha ranks 1After her are Pope Donus and Usama ibn Zayd.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Aisha ranks 7 out of 222Before her are Muhammad (570), Umar (585), Ali (601), Abu Bakr (573), Uthman (574), and Husayn ibn Ali (626). After her are Fatimah (604), Khalid ibn al-Walid (592), Khadija bint Khuwaylid (556), Muawiyah I (603), Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), and Hasan ibn Ali (624).

Among COMPANIONS In Saudi Arabia

Among companions born in Saudi Arabia, Aisha ranks 1After her are Fatimah (604), Khadija bint Khuwaylid (556), Hafsa bint Umar (602), Zayd ibn Harithah (581), Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (567), Zainab bint Muhammad (600), Umm Kulthum bint Muhammad (603), Sawda bint Zamʿa (589), Juwayriyya bint al-Harith (608), Jabir ibn Abd Allah (607), and Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr (631).