3500 BC - Today


ʾIdrīs (Arabic: إدريس‎) is an ancient prophet and patriarch mentioned in the Quran, whom Muslims believe was the second prophet after Adam. 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". Because of this and other parallels, traditionally Idris has been identified with the Biblical Enoch, and Islamic tradition usually places Idris in the early Generations of Adam, and considers him one of the oldest prophets mentioned in the Quran, placing him between Adam and Noah. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Idris has received more than 137,213 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 355th most popular religious figure.

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  • 68.26

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  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Idris ranks 356 out of 2,001Before him are Pope John VII, Pope John IV, Pope Gregory III, Nathan, Saint Florian, and Pope Honorius I. After him are Pope Stephen IV, Faustina Kowalska, Pope Boniface V, Pope Eugene II, Pope Adrian V, and Pope Zephyrinus.

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Among people born in 3500 BC, Idris ranks 2Before him is Rachel. After him are Bathsheba, Scorpion I, Scorpion II, Tiu, Wazner, Khayu, Mekh, and Neheb.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Idris ranks 29 out of 262Before him are Al-Masudi (896), Al-Ma'mun (786), Jalal Talabani (1933), Zedekiah (-617), Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659), and Al-Mansur (714). After him are Sargon II (-750), Ahmad ibn Fadlan (900), Muhammad al-Mahdi (869), Sogdianus of Persia (-500), Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (1971), and Ur-Nammu (-2200).

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