Ammar ibn Yasir

570 - 657

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ʿAmmār ibn Yāsir ibn ʿĀmir ibn Mālik al-ʿAnsīy (Arabic: عَمَّار ٱبْن يَاسِر ٱبْن عَامِر ٱبْن مَالِك ٱلْعَنْسِيّ‎), also known as ʿAbū al-Yaqẓān ʿAmmār ibn Yāsir al-ʿAnsīy al-Maḏḥijīy (Arabic: أَبُو ٱلْيَقْظَان عَمَّار ٱبْن يَاسِر ٱلْعَنْسِيّ ٱلْمَذْحِجِيّ‎), was one of the Muhajirun in the history of Islam and, for his dedicated devotion to Islam's cause, is considered to be one of the most loyal and beloved companions of Muhammad and ‘Ali and to Muslims; thus, he occupies a position of the highest prominence in Islam. Historically, Ammar ibn Yasir is the first Muslim to build a mosque. He is also referred to by Shia Muslims as one of the Four Companions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ammar ibn Yasir has received more than 429,842 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Ammar ibn Yasir is the 1,784th most popular politician (up from 2,381st in 2019), the 67th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (up from 68th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Saudi Arabian Politician.

Ammar ibn Yasir was a companion of the Prophet Muhammad and one of the most famous early Muslims. He is most famous for being the first person to convert to Islam.

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Among politicians, Ammar ibn Yasir ranks 1,784 out of 15,710Before him are Sophia Palaiologina, King Elah, Magnentius, Ferdinand Marcos, Narendra Modi, and Anna Jagiellon. After him are Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg, Pescennius Niger, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Vitiges, Rugila, and Georgios Papadopoulos.

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Among people born in 570, Ammar ibn Yasir ranks 6Before him are Muhammad, Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib, Pope Adeodatus I, Khosrow II, and Amr ibn Hishām. After him are Childebert II, Theodelinda, Witteric, Al-A'sha, and Pybba of Mercia. Among people deceased in 657, Ammar ibn Yasir ranks 5Before him are Salman the Persian, Uwais al-Qarani, Pope Eugene I, and Clovis II. After him is Grimoald the Elder.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Ammar ibn Yasir ranks 67 out of 222Before him are Sawda bint Zamʿa (589), Abdullah ibn Masud (600), Ruqayyah bint Muhammad (598), Abu Ayyub al-Ansari (576), Anas ibn Malik (612), and Zaynab bint Ali (626). After him are Abbas ibn Ali (647), Ibn Ishaq (704), Al-Hajjaj ibn Yusuf (661), Muhammad al-Jawad (811), Abu Dhar al-Ghifari (600), and Zayd ibn Thabit (615).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Ammar ibn Yasir ranks 25Before him are Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah (582), Safiyya bint Huyayy (610), Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik (674), Amr ibn Hishām (570), Musaylimah (600), and Abu Ayyub al-Ansari (576). After him are Al-Hajjaj ibn Yusuf (661), Talal of Jordan (1909), Mus‘ab ibn 'Umair (680), Al-Wathiq (812), Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud (1933), and Muhammad bin Saud (1710).