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ʾIdrīs (Arabic: إدريس‎) is an ancient prophet mentioned in the Quran, whom Muslims believe was the third prophet after Seth. He is the second prophet mentioned in the Quran. Islamic tradition has unanimously identified Idris with the biblical Enoch, although many Muslim scholars of the classical and medieval periods also held that Idris and Hermes Trismegistus were the same person.He is described in the Quran as "trustworthy" and "patient" and the Quran also says that he was "exalted to a high station". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Idris has received more than 161,792 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Idris is the 340th most popular religious figure (up from 352nd in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Iraq (up from 29th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Iraqi Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Idris ranks 340 out of 2,272Before him are Pope Nicholas III, Al-Mansur, Simeon Stylites, Pope Callixtus I, Pope Clement II, and Pope Symmachus. After him are Pope Adrian V, Pope Eutychian, Faustina Kowalska, Pope John XIX, Pope Sylvester III, and Pope Vitalian.

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Among people born in 3500 BC, Idris ranks 3Before him are Rachel and Bathsheba. After him are Scorpion II, Scorpion I, Tiu, Wazner, Khayu, Mekh, and Neheb.

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Among people born in Iraq, Idris ranks 27 out of 300Before him are Al-Ma'mun (786), Fuzûlî (1494), Nur ad-Din (1116), Muhammad al-Mahdi (869), Al-Masudi (896), and Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659). After him are Jalal Talabani (1933), Ismail al-Jazari (1136), Ezra (-500), Ur-Nammu (-2200), Gudea (-2200), and Khosrow II (570).

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Among religious figures born in Iraq, Idris ranks 9Before him are Abu Hanifa (698), Mani (216), Rabia of Basra (710), Belshazzar (-600), Muhammad al-Mahdi (869), and Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659). After him are Ezra (-500), Hasan al-Askari (846), Junayd of Baghdad (830), Ibn Hisham (701), Hillel the Elder (-110), and Ibn Qutaybah (828).