Ibn Sa'd

784 - 845

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Abū ‘Abd Allāh Muḥammad ibn Sa‘d ibn Manī‘ al-Baṣrī al-Hāshimī or simply Ibn Saʿ'd (Arabic: ابن سعد‎) and nicknamed Scribe of Waqidi (Katib al-Waqidi), was a scholar and Arabian biographer. Ibn Sa'd was born in 784/785 CE (168 AH) and died on 16 February 845 CE (230 AH). Ibn Sa'd was from Basra, but lived mostly in Baghdad, hence the nisba al-Basri and al-Baghdadi respectively. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ibn Sa'd has received more than 96,898 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Ibn Sa'd is the 970th most popular religious figure, the 119th most popular biography from Iraq and the 16th most popular Iraqi Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Ibn Sa'd ranks 970 out of 2,272Before him are Scipione Borghese, Benedict the Moor, Juan Diego, Frumentius, Nadezhda von Meck, and Pedro Casaldáliga. After him are Peter Faber, Günter Guillaume, Joanna, wife of Chuza, John of Montecorvino, Hudson Taylor, and Valentin Haüy.

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Among people born in 784, Ibn Sa'd ranks 1 Among people deceased in 845, Ibn Sa'd ranks 1After him are Nithard and Bridei VII.

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Among people born in Iraq, Ibn Sa'd ranks 119 out of 300Before him are Etana (-2850), Ar-Radi (909), Ibn Sirin (653), Ibn Qutaybah (828), Abu Yusuf (731), and Al-Qadir (947). After him are Banū Mūsā (900), Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad al-Farahidi (718), Haran (null), Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah (1935), Mahmud Barzanji (1878), and Kerbogha (1100).

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Among religious figures born in Iraq, Ibn Sa'd ranks 16Before him are Ezra (-500), Hasan al-Askari (846), Junayd of Baghdad (830), Ibn Hisham (701), Hillel the Elder (-110), and Ibn Qutaybah (828). After him are Haran (null), Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah (1935), Suhayb ar-Rumi (587), Abo of Tiflis (756), Yitzhak Kaduri (1898), and Bashar ibn Burd (714).