Hasdai ibn Shaprut

910 - 975

Hasdai ibn Shaprut

Hasdai (Abu Yusuf ben Yitzhak ben Ezra) ibn Shaprut (Hebrew: חסדאי אבן שפרוט; Arabic: حسداي بن شبروط‎, Abu Yussuf ibn Shaprut) born about 915 at Jaén, Spain; died about 970 at Córdoba, Andalusia, was a Jewish scholar, physician, diplomat, and patron of science. His father, Isaac ben Ezra, was a wealthy and learned Jew of Jaén and a member of the HaKohen Family. Hasdai acquired in his youth a thorough knowledge of Hebrew, Arabic, and Latin, the last-named language being at that time known only to the higher clergy of Spain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hasdai ibn Shaprut has received more than 62,872 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 221st most popular physician.

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Among physicians, Hasdai ibn Shaprut ranks 220 out of 438Before him are Henry Gray, Philipp Franz von Siebold, Trota of Salerno, Caspar Friedrich Wolff, Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, and Adolf Eugen Fick. After him are Henry Heimlich, Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis, Thomas Willis, Paul of Aegina, Lorna Wing, and Hakaru Hashimoto.

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Among people born in 910, Hasdai ibn Shaprut ranks 5Before him are Pope John XI, Pope Benedict VII, Adalbert of Magdeburg, and Gunnbjörn Ulfsson. After him are Eadgyth, William III, Duke of Aquitaine, Fernán González of Castile, Andregoto Galíndez, Theobald I, Count of Blois, and Helena Lekapene. Among people deceased in 975, Hasdai ibn Shaprut ranks 4Before him are Gwangjong of Goryeo, Edgar the Peaceful, and Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah. After him are Theobald I, Count of Blois and Olof Björnsson.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Hasdai ibn Shaprut ranks 459 out of 1,895Before him are Moses de León (1250), Tiberius Sempronius Longus (-250), Federico Mompou (1893), Alonso Sánchez Coello (1531), Marisa Paredes (1946), and Isabella, Princess of Asturias (1851). After him are José María Aznar (1953), Liuva I (550), Chintila (606), Fernando Hierro (1968), Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada (1509), and Victoria de los Ángeles (1923).


Among physicians born in Spain, Hasdai ibn Shaprut ranks 9Before him are Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852), Ibn Zuhr (1091), Joseph Calasanz (1556), Gérard Encausse (1865), Severo Ochoa (1905), and Leander of Seville (534).

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