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Ibn al-Jawzi

1116 - 1200

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ʿAbd al-Raḥmān b. ʿAlī b. Muḥammad Abu 'l-Faras̲h̲ b. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ibn al-Jawzi has received more than 235,952 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Ibn al-Jawzi is the 832nd most popular writer (up from 1,012th in 2019), the 75th most popular biography from Iraq (up from 78th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Iraqi Writer.

Ibn al-Jawzi is most famous for his work, Al-Muntazam fi Tarikh al-Muluk wal-Umam, which is a 13-volume history of the Muslim world.

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.91

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  • 2.45

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Ibn al-Jawzi ranks 832 out of 5,755Before him are Pope Dionysius of Alexandria, Bhāsa, Viktor Shklovsky, Laura de Noves, Frank Wedekind, and Ban Gu. After him are Madame Roland, Ian McEwan, Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, Petar II Petrović-Njegoš, Edgar Wallace, and Thomas Pynchon.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1116, Ibn al-Jawzi ranks 2Before him is Nur ad-Din. After him are Richeza of Poland, Queen of Sweden, Berengaria of Barcelona, Philip of France, and Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair. Among people deceased in 1200, Ibn al-Jawzi ranks 2Before him is Zhu Xi. After him are Ala ad-Din Tekish, Trota of Salerno, Emperor Guangzong of Song, Joscelin III, Count of Edessa, Edgar Ætheling, Gorakhnath, Otto I, Count of Burgundy, Gilbert Horal, John Doukas, and Robert of Chester.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Ibn al-Jawzi ranks 75 out of 338Before him are Qutayba ibn Muslim (668), Ya'qubi (801), Ziryab (789), Hormizd IV (540), Al-Baladhuri (806), and Shulgi (-2200). After him are Abdul Rahman Arif (1916), Sargon I (-1900), Abdul Salam Arif (1921), Al-Muqtadir (895), Al-Nasir (1158), and Tukulti-Ninurta I (-1300).

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Among WRITERS In Iraq

Among writers born in Iraq, Ibn al-Jawzi ranks 7Before him are Ahmad ibn Hanbal (780), Al-Masudi (896), Fuzûlî (1494), Ahmad ibn Fadlan (900), Enheduanna (-2300), and Berossus (-400). After him are Al-Mutanabbi (915), Ibn Sirin (653), Ibn al-Nadim (1000), Ibn Khallikan (1211), Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad al-Farahidi (718), and Al-Hariri of Basra (1054).