New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.

RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin

659 - 713

Photo of Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin

Icon of person Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin

ʿAlī ibn al-Ḥusayn Zayn al-ʿĀbidīn (Arabic: علي بن الحسين زين العابدين), also known as al-Sajjād (ٱلسَّجَّاد, lit. 'the one who is constantly prostrating in worship') or simply as Zayn al-ʿĀbidīn (lit. 'ornament of worshippers'), c. 4 January 659 – c. 13 October 713, was an Imam in Shiʻi Islam after his father Husayn ibn Ali, his uncle Hasan ibn Ali, and his grandfather, Ali. Ali ibn al-Husayn survived the Battle of Karbala in 680 CE, after which he and the other survivors were taken to Yazid I in Damascus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin has received more than 1,227,173 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin is the 283rd most popular religious figure (up from 307th in 2019), the 30th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 26th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Saudi Arabian Religious Figure.

Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin was the son of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of Ali ibn Abi Talib, and the fourth Shi'ite Imam. He is most famous for his patience in the face of persecution.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 70.79

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidins by language


Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin ranks 283 out of 2,238Before him are Rebecca, Saint Ursula, Pope Paul I, Pope Gregory V, Pope Paschal II, and Pope Paul II. After him are Pope Linus, Antipope John XXIII, Longinus, Sarah Baartman, Saint Veronica, and Pope Honorius IV.

Most Popular Religious Figures in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings

Contemporaries

Among people born in 659, Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin ranks 1After him are Fujiwara no Fuhito, He Zhizhang, and Cædwalla of Wessex. Among people deceased in 713, Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin ranks 1After him are Philippikos Bardanes, Huineng, Princess Taiping, and Yijing.

Others Born in 659

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 713

Go to all Rankings

In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin ranks 30 out of 251Before him are Umar II (682), Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539), Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580), Abd al-Muttalib (497), Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594), and Marwan I (623). After him are Zayd ibn Harithah (581), Abū Lahab (549), Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624), Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906), Abu Hurairah (600), and Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Saudi Arabia

Among religious figures born in Saudi Arabia, Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin ranks 12Before him are Bilal ibn Rabah (580), Aminah (557), Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548), Malik ibn Anas (711), Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539), and Abd al-Muttalib (497). After him are Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624), Abu Hurairah (600), Talhah (595), Muhammad al-Baqir (677), 'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Awf (580), and Abd Allah ibn Abbas (619).