Asad ibn al-Furat

759 - 828

Asad ibn al-Furat

Asad ibn al-Furat (Arabic: أسد بن الفرات‎; 759–828) was a jurist and theologian in Ifriqiya, who played an important role in the Muslim conquest of Sicily. His family, originally from Harran in Mesopotamia, emigrated with him to Ifriqiya. Asad studied in Medina with Malik ibn Anas, the founder of the Malikite school, and in Kufa with a disciple of Abu Hanifa, the founder of the Hanafite tradition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Asad ibn al-Furat has received more than 27,637 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 32nd most popular lawyer.

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Among lawyers, Asad ibn al-Furat ranks 33 out of 49Before him are Hans von Dohnanyi, Qasim Amin, Cino da Pistoia, Peter Yorck von Wartenburg, William Blackstone, and Adrian Năstase. After him are Roy Cohn, Alan Dershowitz, William Rehnquist, Clarence Darrow, Navi Pillay, and Louis Brandeis.

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Among people born in 759, Asad ibn al-Furat ranks 3Before him are Theodore the Studite and Alfonso II of Asturias.  Among people deceased in 828, Asad ibn al-Furat ranks 4Before him are Nikephoros I of Constantinople, Idris II of Morocco, and Al-Asmaʿi.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Asad ibn al-Furat ranks 739 out of 901Before him are Doğu Perinçek (1942), Osman Nuri Topbaş (1942), Mustafa Denizli (1949), Cüneyt Çakır (1976), Emre Belözoğlu (1980), and Richard von Kühlmann (1873). After him are Basil III of Constantinople (1846), Ariarathes IX of Cappadocia (-150), Maximus V of Constantinople (1897), Gennadius of Constantinople (458), Critolaus (-200), and Bülent Ulusu (1923).

Among LAWYERS In Turkey

Among lawyers born in Turkey, Asad ibn al-Furat ranks 2Before him are Tribonian (475).

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