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Ali Shariati

1933 - 1977

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Ali Shariati Mazinani (Persian: علی شریعتی مزینانی, 23 November 1933 – 18 June 1977) was an Iranian revolutionary and sociologist who focused on the sociology of religion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ali Shariati has received more than 677,672 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Ali Shariati is the 873rd most popular writer (down from 743rd in 2019), the 113th most popular biography from Iran (down from 89th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Iranian Writer.

Ali Shariati was a religious intellectual and activist who is most famous for his book, The Sociology of Islam.

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Among writers, Ali Shariati ranks 873 out of 5,755Before him are James May, Otto of Freising, H. Rider Haggard, Appius Claudius Caecus, Jean de Joinville, and Gerard of Cremona. After him are Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Gaius Lucilius, Basava, and Vicente Aleixandre.

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Among people born in 1933, Ali Shariati ranks 55Before him are John Gurdon, Horst Buchholz, Willie Nelson, Jeremy Brett, Bobby Robson, and Henri, Count of Paris. After him are Mohammad-Ali Rajai, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Larry King, Ilia II of Georgia, Edward de Bono, and Corazon Aquino. Among people deceased in 1977, Ali Shariati ranks 30Before him are Alexander Luria, Groucho Marx, Andreas Baader, Edgar Adrian, Clementine Churchill, and Lee Miller. After him are Henri-Georges Clouzot, James Jones, Naum Gabo, Gudrun Ensslin, Sergey Ilyushin, and Archibald Hill.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Ali Shariati ranks 113 out of 528Before him are Tahmasp II (1704), Yazdegerd II (500), Bardiya (-580), Magtymguly Pyragy (1733), Abbas III (1732), and Datis (-600). After him are Mohammad-Ali Rajai (1933), Qazi Muhammad (1893), Arses of Persia (-360), Mulla Sadra (1571), Haji Bektash Veli (1209), and Artavasdes II of Armenia (-100).

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Among WRITERS In Iran

Among writers born in Iran, Ali Shariati ranks 13Before him are Nasir al-Din al-Tusi (1201), Shams Tabrizi (1185), Saadi Shirazi (1210), Jami (1414), Attar of Nishapur (1145), and Magtymguly Pyragy (1733). After him are Ibn al-Muqaffa' (724), Forough Farrokhzad (1935), Sharafkhan Bidlisi (1543), Sadegh Hedayat (1903), Táhirih (1817), and Baba Tahir (947).