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Ibn al-Nadim

1000 - 995

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Abū al-Faraj Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq al-Nadīm (Arabic: ابو الفرج محمد بن إسحاق النديم), also ibn Abī Ya'qūb Isḥāq ibn Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq al-Warrāq, and commonly known by the nasab (patronymic) Ibn al-Nadīm (Arabic: ابن النديم; died 17 September 995 or 998) was an Arab Muslim bibliographer and biographer of Baghdad who compiled the encyclopedia Kitāb al-Fihrist (The Book Catalogue). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ibn al-Nadim has received more than 157,355 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Ibn al-Nadim is the 1,321st most popular writer (up from 1,334th in 2019), the 124th most popular biography from Iraq (down from 108th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Iraqi Writer.

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  • 160k

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.83

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  • 2.47

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Ibn al-Nadim ranks 1,321 out of 5,755Before him are Alexander Grin, Viktor Suvorov, Henry Steel Olcott, Cratinus, Joachim Fest, and Daniil Kharms. After him are Magda Szabó, Stéphane Hessel, Kjell Askildsen, Robert Sheckley, Hayim Nahman Bialik, and Cees Nooteboom.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1000, Ibn al-Nadim ranks 16Before him are Antipope Boniface VII, Ivan Vladislav of Bulgaria, Saint Emeric of Hungary, Lothair II of Italy, Antipope John XVI, and Humbert of Silva Candida. After him are Gudrid Thorbjarnardóttir, Antipope Gregory VI, Rozala of Italy, Abd al-Rahman IV, Bardas Skleros, and Vazul. Among people deceased in 995, Ibn al-Nadim ranks 4Before him are Eric the Victorious, Haakon Sigurdsson, and Henry II, Duke of Bavaria. After him are García Fernández of Castile and Kenneth II of Scotland.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Ibn al-Nadim ranks 124 out of 338Before him are Muhammad al-Shaybani (750), Mahmud Barzanji (1878), Utu-hengal (-2200), Al-Qa'im (1001), Ibn Sa'd (784), and Eannatum (-2500). After him are Ibn Khallikan (1211), Ibn Qutaybah (828), Al-Muhtadi (825), Taha Yassin Ramadan (1938), Ammi-Saduqa (-1700), and Ninus (null).

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Among WRITERS In Iraq

Among writers born in Iraq, Ibn al-Nadim ranks 10Before him are Ahmad ibn Fadlan (900), Enheduanna (-2300), Berossus (-400), Ibn al-Jawzi (1116), Al-Mutanabbi (915), and Ibn Sirin (653). After him are Ibn Khallikan (1211), Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad al-Farahidi (718), Al-Hariri of Basra (1054), Aphrahat (280), Al-Sharif al-Radi (970), and Abu-l-'Atahiya (748).