980 - 1037


Ibn Sina (Persian: ابن سینا‎), also known as Abu Ali Sina (ابوعلی سینا), Pur Sina (پورسینا), and often known in the West as Avicenna (; c. 980 – June 1037), was a Persian polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant physicians, astronomers, thinkers and writers of the Islamic Golden Age, and the father of early modern medicine. Sajjad H. Rizvi has called Avicenna "arguably the most influential philosopher of the pre-modern era". He was a Muslim Peripatetic philosopher influenced by Aristotelian philosophy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Avicenna has received more than 3,482,555 page views. His biography is available in 132 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Avicenna ranks 9 out of 1,005Before him are Socrates, Gautama Buddha, Confucius, Immanuel Kant, René Descartes, and Pythagoras. After him are Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Friedrich Nietzsche, Niccolò Machiavelli, Augustine of Hippo, Francis Bacon, and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

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Among people born in 980, Avicenna ranks 1After him are Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor, Pope Benedict VIII, Olof Skötkonung, Harald II of Denmark, Gisela of Hungary, Gerard of Csanád, Tancred of Hauteville, Humbert I, Count of Savoy, Emperor Ichijō, Baldwin IV, Count of Flanders, and Muhammad II of Córdoba. Among people deceased in 1037, Avicenna ranks 1After him are Bermudo III of León, Boleslaus III, Duke of Bohemia, Vazul, Odo II, Count of Blois, and Farrukhi Sistani.

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In Uzbekistan

Among people born in Uzbekistan, Avicenna ranks 1 out of 72After him are Timur (1336), Al-Biruni (973), Babur (1483), Muhammad al-Bukhari (810), Islam Karimov (1938), Al-Tirmidhi (824), Abu Mansur al-Maturidi (893), Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari (1327), Isma'il ibn Ahmad (849), Abu al-Ghazi Bahadur (1603), and Shavkat Mirziyoyev (1957).

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Among philosophers born in Uzbekistan, Avicenna ranks 1

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