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Dawud al-Zahiri

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Dāwūd bin ʿAlī bin Khalaf al-Ẓāhirī (Arabic: داود بن علي بن خلف الظاهري) (c. 815–883/4 CE, 199-269/270 AH) was a Persian Muslim scholar, jurist, and theologian during the Islamic Golden Age, specialized in the study of Islamic law (sharīʿa) and the fields of hermeneutics, biographical evaluation, and historiography of early Islam. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dawud al-Zahiri has received more than 134,471 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Dawud al-Zahiri is the 1,483rd most popular religious figure, the 213th most popular biography from Iraq and the 22nd most popular Iraqi Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Dawud al-Zahiri ranks 1,483 out of 2,238Before him are Adolfo Nicolás, Michael the Syrian, Adalbert of Hamburg, Joachim Meisner, William Levada, and Maxim of Bulgaria. After him are Dimitry of Rostov, Pope Cyril VI of Alexandria, Guillaume Dubois, Ernest Simoni, Fernando Ocáriz Braña, and Alberic of Cîteaux.

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Among people born in 815, Dawud al-Zahiri ranks 4Before him are Theodora, Abu Hanifa Dinawari, and Anastasius Bibliothecarius. After him is Pepin, Count of Vermandois. Among people deceased in 883, Dawud al-Zahiri ranks 1After him is Ali ibn Umar.

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Among people born in Iraq, Dawud al-Zahiri ranks 213 out of 338Before him are Lipit-Ishtar (-1890), Bashar ibn Burd (714), Hisham ibn al-Kalbi (737), Al-Sharif al-Radi (970), Baha ad-Din ibn Shaddad (1145), and Al-Akhtal al-Taghlibi (640). After him are Yitzhak Kaduri (1898), Ur-Zababa (-2350), Ashur-resh-ishi I (-1200), Arik-den-ili (-1400), Enlil-nirari (-1400), and Shu-Sin (null).

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Among religious figures born in Iraq, Dawud al-Zahiri ranks 22Before him are Ibn Sa'd (784), Ibn Qutaybah (828), Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah (1935), Suhayb ar-Rumi (587), Abo of Tiflis (756), and Bashar ibn Burd (714). After him are Yitzhak Kaduri (1898), Al-Farazdaq (641), Emmanuel III Delly (1927), Ignatius Gabriel I Tappouni (1879), Dinkha IV (1935), and Louis Raphaël I Sako (1948).