RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Hasan al-Askari

846 - 874

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Hasan ibn Ali al-Askari (Arabic: ٱلْحَسَن ٱبْن عَلِيّ ٱلْعَسْكَرِيّ‎, Ḥasan ibn ʿAlī al-ʿAskarī, c. 846 – 874) was a Muslim scholar and the 11th Imam in Twelver Shia Islam, after his father Ali al-Hadi. He is also an important figure to Sunni-Sufis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hasan al-Askari has received more than 492,051 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Hasan al-Askari is the 600th most popular religious figure (down from 590th in 2019), the 52nd most popular biography from Iraq (up from 61st in 2019) and the 11th most popular Iraqi Religious Figure.

Hasan al-Askari was the 11th and last Imam of the Shi'a Muslim faith. He was born in 846 and died in 874. He was the son of the 10th Imam, Muhammad al-Askari.

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  • 2.81

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Hasan al-Askari ranks 600 out of 2,272Before him are Thích Nhất Hạnh, Pope Leo VI, Menno Simons, Sumayyah bint Khabbat, Pope Benedict IV, and Holofernes. After him are Pope Stephen VII, Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari, Columbanus, Billy Graham, Rāhula, and Ramla bint Abi Sufyan.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 846, Hasan al-Askari ranks 3Before him are Rollo and Louis the Stammerer.  Among people deceased in 874, Hasan al-Askari ranks 2Before him is Bayazid Bastami. After him are Antipope John VIII, Gisela, daughter of Louis the Pious, and Habash al-Hasib al-Marwazi.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Hasan al-Askari ranks 52 out of 300Before him are Tiglath-Pileser I (-1200), Al-Mutawakkil (822), Ahmad ibn Fadlan (900), Al-Musta'sim (1213), Šuppiluliuma I (-1344), and Ali Hassan al-Majid (1941). After him are Berossus (-400), Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr (1914), Ziryab (789), Mustafa Barzani (1903), Junayd of Baghdad (830), and Tiglath-Pileser III (-755).

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Iraq

Among religious figures born in Iraq, Hasan al-Askari ranks 11Before him are Rabia of Basra (710), Belshazzar (-600), Muhammad al-Mahdi (869), Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659), Idris (-3500), and Ezra (-500). After him are Junayd of Baghdad (830), Ibn Hisham (701), Hillel the Elder (-110), Ibn Qutaybah (828), Ibn Sa'd (784), and Haran (null).