Ebussuud Efendi

1490 - 1574

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Ebussuud Efendi (Turkish: Mehmed Ebüssuûd Efendi, 30 December 1490 – 23 August 1574) was a Hanafi Maturidi Ottoman jurist and Qur'an exegete. He was also called "El-İmâdî" because his family was from Imâd, a village near Iskilip.Ebussuud was the son of Iskilipli Sheikh Muhiddin Muhammad Efendi. In the 1530s, Ebussuud served as judge in Bursa, Istanbul and Rumelia, where he brought local laws into conformity with Islamic divine law (sharia). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ebussuud Efendi has received more than 91,469 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ebussuud Efendi is the 795th most popular religious figure.

Ebussuud Efendi is most famous for being a scholar, a poet, and a calligrapher.

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Among religious figures, Ebussuud Efendi ranks 795 out of 2,272Before him are Arnold of Brescia, Saint Eligius, Safi-ad-din Ardabili, Sheikh Adi ibn Musafir, Mary Jane Kelly, and Servatius of Tongeren. After him are Clemens August Graf von Galen, Leonard of Noblac, Archduke Rudolf of Austria, Gotthard of Hildesheim, Augustine of Canterbury, and Rose Kennedy.

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Among people born in 1490, Ebussuud Efendi ranks 11Before him are Adrian Willaert, Vittoria Colonna, Huáscar, Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda, Albert of Brandenburg, and Florian Geyer. After him are Francesco Maria I della Rovere, Duke of Urbino, Properzia de' Rossi, Nikola Jurišić, John III, Duke of Cleves, Caspar Schwenckfeld, and John Taverner. Among people deceased in 1574, Ebussuud Efendi ranks 8Before him are Giorgio Vasari, Charles IX of France, Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Renée of France, Bartolomeo Eustachi, and Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry. After him are Maarten van Heemskerck, Georg Joachim Rheticus, Charles, Cardinal of Lorraine, Guru Amar Das, Louis of Nassau, and Pedro Menéndez de Avilés.

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