WRITER

Al-Sharif al-Radi

970 - 1015

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Abū al-Ḥasan Muḥammad bin al-Ḥusayn bin Mūsā al-Abrash al-Mūsawī (Arabic: ابو الحسن محمد بن الحسين بن موسى الأبرش الموسوي; 970 – 1015), also known as al-Sharīf al-Raḍī (Arabic: الشريف الرضي; Persian: شريف رضی) was a Shia scholar and poet. Al-Radi wrote several books on Islamic issues and interpretation of the Quran. His most well-known book is Nahj al-Balagha.His elder brother al-Sharif al-Murtada was also a theologian and poet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Al-Sharif al-Radi has received more than 87,770 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Al-Sharif al-Radi is the 2,124th most popular writer (up from 2,375th in 2019), the 209th most popular biography from Iraq and the 14th most popular Iraqi Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 88k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.78

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Nahj al-balāghah
Arabic Maxims, Hadith, Hadith (Shiites)
Nahj al-balāghah
Commentaries, Criticism, interpretation, Early works to 1800
Letter of ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib to Muḥammad ibn Abī Bakr, the governor of Egypt, in which he stressed for piety and good governance.
Nahj al-Balāghah
Texts, Hadith (Shiites), Hadith
Nahj al-balaghah
Arabic Maxims, Maxims, Arabic
Tamām Nahj al-balāgah
Early works to 1800, Hadith (Shiites), Hadith
Talkhīṣ al-bayān fī majāzāt al-Qurʼān
Early works to 1800, Language, style, Commentaries

Page views of Al-Sharif al-Radis by language

Over the past year Al-Sharif al-Radi has had the most page views in the with 69,682 views, followed by Arabic (49,888), and English (15,551). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Uzbek (105.46%), Persian (78.09%), and Turkish (29.50%)

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Al-Sharif al-Radi ranks 2,124 out of 7,302Before him are Dexippus, Maurice Joly, Ed McBain, Asma bint Marwan, Yvan Goll, and Stefania Wilczyńska. After him are James Boswell, Pavel Kohout, Savitri Devi, Guðbergur Bergsson, Daqiqi, and Aphra Behn.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 970, Al-Sharif al-Radi ranks 7Before him are Leif Erikson, Pope John XVIII, Pope Sergius IV, Bruno of Querfurt, Fulk III, Count of Anjou, and Oldřich, Duke of Bohemia. After him are Otto, Duke of Lower Lorraine, Conrad I, Duke of Carinthia, Åsta Gudbrandsdatter, Procopius of Sázava, Hawise of Normandy, and Sitt al-Mulk. Among people deceased in 1015, Al-Sharif al-Radi ranks 3Before him are Vladimir the Great, and Gavril Radomir of Bulgaria. After him are Arduin of Ivrea, Ernest I, Duke of Swabia, Adelaide, Abbess of Vilich, and Lambert I, Count of Louvain.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Al-Sharif al-Radi ranks 209 out of 384Before him are Ibn Muqla (886), Ashurnasirpal I (-1100), Seleucus of Seleucia (-190), Lipit-Ishtar (-1890), Yahya ibn Ma'in (775), and Hisham ibn al-Kalbi (737). After him are Abu Mansur al-Baghdadi (980), Al-Farazdaq (641), Mashallah ibn Athari (740), Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer (1958), Ibn Wahshiyya (900), and Aphrahat (280).

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Among WRITERS In Iraq

Among writers born in Iraq, Al-Sharif al-Radi ranks 14Before him are Al-Mutanabbi (915), Ibn Sirin (653), Ibn Khallikan (1211), Ibn al-Nadim (1000), Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad al-Farahidi (718), and Al-Hariri of Basra (1054). After him are Al-Farazdaq (641), Aphrahat (280), Abu-l-'Atahiya (748), Al-Asmaʿi (740), Nazik Al-Malaika (1923), and Karim Findi (1946).