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Ibn Battuta

1304 - 1368

Ibn Battuta

Ibn Battuta (; Arabic: ابن بطوطة‎; fully: Shams al-Dīn Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm ibn Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm ibn Yūsuf al-Lawātī al-Ṭanji; Arabic: شمس الدين أبو عبد الله محمد بن عبد الله بن محمد بن إبراهيم بن محمد بن إبراهيم بن يوسف اللواتي الطنجي; 24 February 1304 – 1368 or 1369) was a Muslim Berber Moroccan scholar, and explorer who widely travelled the medieval world. Over a period of thirty years, Ibn Battuta visited most of the Islamic world and many non-Muslim lands, including Central Asia, Southeast Asia, India and China. Near the end of his life, he dictated an account of his journeys, titled A Gift to Those Who Contemplate the Wonders of Cities and the Marvels of Traveling. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ibn Battuta has received more than 2,771,335 page views. His biography is available in 119 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular explorer.

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  • 119

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  • 10.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

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Among EXPLORERS

Among explorers, Ibn Battuta ranks 9 out of 367Before him are Ferdinand Magellan, Vasco da Gama, Roald Amundsen, Amerigo Vespucci, James Cook, and Hernán Cortés. After him are Bartolomeu Dias, Zheng He, Francis Drake, Francisco Pizarro, Fridtjof Nansen, and Prince Henry the Navigator.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1304, Ibn Battuta ranks 2Before him is Petrarch. After him are Jayaatu Khan Tugh Temür, Louis I, Count of Flanders, and Ibn al-Shatir. Among people deceased in 1368, Ibn Battuta ranks 1After him are Guy de Chauliac, Orcagna, Emperor Go-Murakami, Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, and Blanche of Lancaster.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Ibn Battuta ranks 1 out of 110After him are Jean Reno (1948), Abdelaziz Bouteflika (1937), Tariq ibn Ziyad (670), Hassan II of Morocco (1929), Just Fontaine (1933), Abd el-Krim (1882), Mohammed V of Morocco (1909), Ismail Ibn Sharif (1646), Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), Alain Badiou (1937), and Yusuf ibn Tashfin (1009).

Among EXPLORERS In Morocco

Among explorers born in Morocco, Ibn Battuta ranks 1

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