Hasan ibn Ali

624 - 670

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Al-Hasan ibn Ali ibn Abi Talib (Arabic: ٱلْحَسَن ٱبْن عَلِيّ ٱبْن أَبِي طَالِب‎, romanized: Al-Ḥasan ibn Alīy ibn Abī Ṭālib; 1 December 624 – 1 April 670 CE), also spelled Hasan or Hassan, was the older son of Ali and Muhammad's daughter Fatimah, and was the older brother of Husain, as well as the fifth of Rashidun, or "Rightly Guided Caliphs". Muslims respect him as a grandson of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Among Shia Muslims, Hasan is revered as the second Imam. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hasan ibn Ali has received more than 1,924,510 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Hasan ibn Ali is the 95th most popular religious figure (up from 124th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 12th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Saudi Arabian Religious Figure.

Hasan ibn Ali is most famous for being the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad and the son of Ali ibn Abi Talib.

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Among religious figures, Hasan ibn Ali ranks 95 out of 2,272. Before him are Pope Leo X, Girolamo Savonarola, Salome, Mark the Evangelist, Saint Lucy, and Pope Boniface VIII. After him are Elisha, Methuselah, Pope Pius II, Teresa of Ávila, Pope Pius III, and Pope Pius VII.

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Among people born in 624, Hasan ibn Ali ranks 1After him are Wu Zetian, Yazdegerd III, Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr, and Adomnán. Among people deceased in 670, Hasan ibn Ali ranks 1After him are Brahmagupta, Safiyya bint Huyayy, Oswiu, and Felix of Aquitaine.

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Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Hasan ibn Ali ranks 13 out of 222. Before him are Aisha (605), Fatimah (604), Khalid ibn al-Walid (592), Khadija bint Khuwaylid (556), Muawiyah I (603), and Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935). After him are Osama bin Laden (1957), Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924), Bilal ibn Rabah (580), Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Malik ibn Anas (711), and Aminah (557).


Among religious figures born in Saudi Arabia, Hasan ibn Ali ranks 5Before him are Muhammad (570), Ali (601), Abu Bakr (573), and Husayn ibn Ali (626). After him are Bilal ibn Rabah (580), Malik ibn Anas (711), Aminah (557), Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548), Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539), Abu Hurairah (600), and Abd Allah ibn Abbas (619).