PHILOSOPHER

Ibn Arabi

1165 - 1240

Ibn Arabi

Ibn ʿArabi (Arabic: ابن عربي‎‎) (26 July 1165 – 16 November 1240), full name Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī ibn Muḥammad ibnʿArabī al-Ḥātimī aṭ-Ṭāʾī (Arabic: أبو عبد الله محـمـد بن علي بن محمـد إبن عربـي الحاتمي الطائي‎), was an Arab Andalusian Muslim scholar, mystic, poet, and philosopher, whose works have grown to be very influential beyond the Muslim world. Out of the 850 works attributed to him, some 700 are authentic while over 400 are still extant. His cosmological teachings became the dominant worldview in many parts of the Islamic world.He is renowned among practitioners of Sufism by the names al-Shaykh al-Akbar ("the Greatest Shaykh"; from here the Akbariyya or Akbarian school derives its name), Muḥyiddin ibn Arabi, and was considered a saint. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ibn Arabi has received more than 1,259,583 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 101st most popular philosopher.

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Among PHILOSOPHERS

Among philosophers, Ibn Arabi ranks 99 out of 1,005Before him are Johann Gottfried Herder, Nagarjuna, Roland Barthes, Zhuang Zhou, Jacques Derrida, and Athanasius of Alexandria. After him are Tommaso Campanella, Meister Eckhart, Theophrastus, Al-Kindi, Gilles Deleuze, and Wilhelm von Humboldt.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1165, Ibn Arabi ranks 2Before him is Philip II of France. After him are Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor, Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester, Berengaria of Navarre, Albert of Riga, Henry I, Duke of Brabant, Joan of England, Queen of Sicily, Raimbaut de Vaqueiras, Jean Bodel, Phillipe de Plessis, and Waleran III, Duke of Limburg. Among people deceased in 1240, Ibn Arabi ranks 2Before him is Fibonacci. After him are Razia Sultana, Konrad von Thüringen, Constance of Hungary, Jacques de Vitry, Skule Bårdsson, and Llywelyn the Great.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Ibn Arabi ranks 43 out of 1,895Before him are Charles II of Spain (1661), Montserrat Caballé (1933), Isidore of Seville (560), Luis Buñuel (1900), Anne of Austria (1601), and Charles III of Spain (1716). After him are Arcadius (377), Pedro Almodóvar (1949), Tomás de Torquemada (1420), Plácido Domingo (1941), Louis VII of France (1120), and Alfonso XIII of Spain (1886).