Ibn Asakir

1105 - 1176

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Ibn Asakir (Arabic: ابن عساكر, romanized: Ibn ‘Asākir; 1105–c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ibn Asakir has received more than 53,531 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Ibn Asakir is the 1,175th most popular religious figure (down from 1,098th in 2019), the 76th most popular biography from Syria (down from 68th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Ibn Asakir ranks 1,175 out of 2,238Before him are Pope Dioscorus I of Alexandria, Abu Bakr ibn al-Arabi, Jean-Marie Villot, Uppalavanna, Amfilohije Radović, and Eustathius of Antioch. After him are Georg Ratzinger, Daniel the Stylite, Pier Giorgio Frassati, Anna Vyrubova, Moses ben Jacob Cordovero, and Benno.

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Among people born in 1105, Ibn Asakir ranks 6Before him are Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem, Alfonso VII of León and Castile, Władysław II the Exile, Philip of Sweden, and Mahmud II. After him are Herman III, Margrave of Baden and Ingrid Ragnvaldsdotter. Among people deceased in 1176, Ibn Asakir ranks 2Before him is Emperor Rokujō. After him are Mikhail of Vladimir, Matthias I, Duke of Lorraine, Rosamund Clifford, and Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke.

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In Syria

Among people born in Syria, Ibn Asakir ranks 76 out of 181Before him are Nureddin al-Atassi (1929), Sergius I of Constantinople (565), Sabah Fakhri (1933), Thierry, Count of Flanders (1100), Duqaq (1100), and Jurji Zaydan (1861). After him are Gregory III Laham (1933), Evagrius Scholasticus (536), Al-Afdal ibn Salah ad-Din (1170), Al-Qa'im (893), Anisa Makhlouf (1930), and Ahmad ibn Arabshah (1389).


Among religious figures born in Syria, Ibn Asakir ranks 11Before him are Ananias of Damascus (100), Émile Benveniste (1902), Romanos the Melodist (490), Maron (301), Apollinaris of Laodicea (310), and Sophronius of Jerusalem (560). After him are Gregory III Laham (1933), Gregory Peter XX Ghabroyan (1934), John X of Antioch (1955), Ignatius Moses I Daoud (1930), Ignatius Joseph III Yonan (1944), and Cosmas of Maiuma (675).