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Abu Ja'far Ahmad al-Tahawi (Arabic: أبو جعفر الطحاوي, romanized: Abū Jaʿfar Aḥmad aṭ-Ṭaḥāwī) (853 – 5 November 933), or simply aṭ-Ṭaḥāwī (Arabic: الطحاوي), was an Egyptian Arab Hanafi jurist and Traditionalist theologian. He studied with his uncle al-Muzani and was a Shafi'i jurist, before then changing to the Hanafi school. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Al-Tahawi has received more than 114,609 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Al-Tahawi is the 21st most popular lawyer (up from 23rd in 2019), the 221st most popular biography from Egypt (up from 229th in 2019) and the most popular Egyptian Lawyer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 110k

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  • 59.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among lawyers, Al-Tahawi ranks 21 out of 68Before him are Raphael Lemkin, Peter Benenson, Al-Qurtubi, Fabian von Schlabrendorff, Irnerius, and Carla Del Ponte. After him are Muhammad al-Shaybani, John F. Kennedy Jr., Helmuth James von Moltke, Ewald Georg von Kleist, Al-Mawardi, and Franz von Liszt.

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Among people born in 853, Al-Tahawi ranks 1 Among people deceased in 935, Al-Tahawi ranks 2Before him is Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia. After him are Drahomíra, Arethas of Caesarea, Mardavij, and Trpimir II of Croatia.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Al-Tahawi ranks 221 out of 582Before him are Prince Rahotep (-2700), Dhul-Nun al-Misri (796), Achilles Tatius (200), Arnuwanda II (-1400), Takelot II (-900), and Osorkon I (-1000). After him are Yuya (-1500), Youssef Chahine (1926), Sekhemre Khutawy Sobekhotep (-1800), Amun-her-khepeshef (-1300), Valentinus (100), and Tjuyu (-1401).

Among LAWYERS In Egypt

Among lawyers born in Egypt, Al-Tahawi ranks 1After him are Qasim Amin (1863).