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Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin

659 - 713

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Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (Arabic: عَلِيّ ٱبْن ٱلْحُسَيْن زَيْن ٱلْعَابِدِين‎), also known as al-Sajjad (Arabic: ٱلسَّجَّاد‎, "The Consistently Prostrating") or simply Zayn al-Abidin (Arabic: زَيْن ٱلْعَابِدِين‎, "Adornment of the Worshippers"), (c. 4 January 659 – c. 20 October 713) was the fourth Imam in Shiʻi Islam after his father Husayn ibn Ali, his uncle Hasan ibn Ali, and his grandfather, Ali. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin has received more than 970,707 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin is the 308th most popular religious figure (up from 334th in 2019), the 26th most popular biography from Iraq (up from 27th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Iraqi 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.

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin ranks 308 out of 2,272Before him are Pope Anastasius I, Pope Zachary, Pope Gregory II, Pope Paschal I, Pope Gregory X, and Joseph Smith. After him are Pope Alexander IV, Pope Felix III, Pope John II, Nathan, Pope Pius I, and Pope John I.

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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.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin ranks 26 out of 300Before him are Sargon II (-750), Al-Ma'mun (786), Fuzûlî (1494), Nur ad-Din (1116), Muhammad al-Mahdi (869), and Al-Masudi (896). After him are Idris (-3500), Jalal Talabani (1933), Ismail al-Jazari (1136), Ezra (-500), Ur-Nammu (-2200), and Gudea (-2200).

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Iraq

Among religious figures born in Iraq, Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin ranks 8Before him are Sarah (-1803), Abu Hanifa (698), Mani (216), Rabia of Basra (710), Belshazzar (-600), and Muhammad al-Mahdi (869). After him are Idris (-3500), Ezra (-500), Hasan al-Askari (846), Junayd of Baghdad (830), Ibn Hisham (701), and Hillel the Elder (-110).