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Al-Nasāʾī (214 – 303 AH; c. 829 – 915 CE), full name Abū ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Aḥmad ibn Shuʿayb ibn ʿAlī ibn Sīnān al-Nasāʾī, (variant: Abu Abdel-rahman Ahmed ibn Shua'ib ibn Ali ibn Sinan ibn Bahr ibn Dinar Al-Khurasani), was a noted collector of hadith (sayings of Muhammad), of Persian origin from the city of Nasa (early Khorasan and present day Turkmenistan), and the author of "As-Sunan", one of the six canonical hadith collections recognized by Sunni Muslims. From his "As-Sunan al-Kubra (The Large Sunan)" he wrote an abridged version, "Al-Mujtaba" or Sunan al-Sughra (The Concise Sunan). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Al-Nasa'i has received more than 252,772 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Al-Nasa'i is the 704th most popular religious figure (down from 692nd in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Turkmenistan and the most popular Turkmen Religious Figure.

Al-Nasa'i is most famous for his compilation of the Sunan, which is a collection of hadith.

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  • 28

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Among religious figures, Al-Nasa'i ranks 704 out of 2,238Before him are Saint Eligius, Obadiah, Frances of Rome, Radha, Leopold III, Margrave of Austria, and Mattathias. After him are Gertrude of Nivelles, Menno Simons, Said Nursî, Leonard of Noblac, Hippolytus of Rome, and Evagrius Ponticus.

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Among people born in 829, Al-Nasa'i ranks 2Before him is Ali al-Hadi. After him are Antony II of Constantinople and Yahya ibn Muhammad. Among people deceased in 915, Al-Nasa'i ranks 1After him are Regino of Prüm, Spytihněv I, Duke of Bohemia, Reginar I Longneck, and Adalbert II, Margrave of Tuscany.

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In Turkmenistan

Among people born in Turkmenistan, Al-Nasa'i ranks 7 out of 33Before him are Saparmurat Niyazov (1940), Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu (1199), Abu Muslim (718), Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow (1957), Al-Zamakhshari (1075), and Abu al-Ghazi Bahadur (1603). After him are Al-Muqanna (800), Yelena Bonner (1923), Mithridates II of Parthia (-150), Andronikos I of Trebizond (1101), Habash al-Hasib al-Marwazi (770), and Dmitri Shepilov (1905).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Turkmenistan

Among religious figures born in Turkmenistan, Al-Nasa'i ranks 1