Al-Shaykh Al-Mufid

948 - 1022

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Abu 'Abd Allah Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn al-Nu'man al-'Ukbari al-Baghdadi, known as al-Shaykh al-Mufid (Arabic: الشیخ المفید) and Ibn al-Mu'allim (c. 948–1022 CE), was a prominent Twelver Shia theologian. His father was a teacher (mu'allim), hence the name Ibn al-Mu'allim. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Al-Shaykh Al-Mufid has received more than 88,217 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Al-Shaykh Al-Mufid is the 189th most popular social activist, the 164th most popular biography from Iraq and the 4th most popular Iraqi Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Al-Shaykh Al-Mufid ranks 189 out of 544. Before him are W. E. B. Du Bois, Sojourner Truth, Max Mosley, Carl Oberg, Hrant Dink, and Rigoberta Menchú. After him are Hanns Martin Schleyer, Bacha Khan, Chico Mendes, Margaret Sanger, Huber Matos, and Simon bar Giora.

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Among people born in 948, Al-Shaykh Al-Mufid ranks 3Before him are Otto I, Duke of Carinthia and Henry I, Duke of Burgundy. After him is Emperor Jingzong of Liao. Among people deceased in 1022, Al-Shaykh Al-Mufid ranks 3Before him are Olof Skötkonung and Emperor Zhenzong. After him are Symeon the New Theologian and Ibn al-Bawwab.

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Among people born in Iraq, Al-Shaykh Al-Mufid ranks 164 out of 300. Before him are Suhayb ar-Rumi (587), Al-Muqtafi (1096), Al-Qahir (899), Rashid Ali al-Gaylani (1892), Abo of Tiflis (756), and Manishtushu (null). After him are Barham Salih (1960), Pacorus II (50), Al-Mustadi (1142), Az-Zahir (1176), Shar-Kali-Sharri (null), and Al-Mustakfi (905).

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Among social activists born in Iraq, Al-Shaykh Al-Mufid ranks 4Before him are Mustafa Barzani (1903), Rashid ad-Din Sinan (1130), and Al-Mu'tazz (847). After him are Naziha al-Dulaimi (1923).