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Jabir ibn Abd Allah

607 - 697

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Jabir ibn Abdullah ibn Amr ibn Haram al-Ansari (Arabic: جابر بن عبدالله بن عمرو بن حرام الأنصاري‎, died 697 CE/78 AH), was a prominent companion of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jabir ibn Abd Allah has received more than 163,642 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Jabir ibn Abd Allah is the 264th most popular companion, the 100th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia and the 11th most popular Saudi Arabian Companion.

Jabir ibn Abd Allah was a Muslim alchemist and chemist who is most famous for his contributions to the science of chemistry. He was the first person to identify sulfuric acid, and he also discovered many chemical processes such as crystallization, distillation, and calcination.

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Among COMPANIONS

Among companions, Jabir ibn Abd Allah ranks 264 out of 687Before him are Olivera Despina, Meritamen, Tuya, Maria Isabel of Braganza, Alexandra of Yugoslavia, and Marie of Brabant, Queen of France. After him are Catherine Opalińska, Mary of Modena, Domitia Longina, Nazli Sabri, Juana Enríquez, and Margaret of France, Queen of England and Hungary.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 607, Jabir ibn Abd Allah ranks 1After him is Ildefonsus. Among people deceased in 697, Jabir ibn Abd Allah ranks 1After him is Chlodulf of Metz.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Jabir ibn Abd Allah ranks 100 out of 222Before him are Umm Kulthum bint Ali (630), Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud (1933), Muhammad bin Saud (1710), Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (1928), Abd Manaf ibn Qusai (430), and Ghazi of Iraq (1912). After him are Abd al-Aziz ibn Baz (1910), Empress Jitō (645), Uqba ibn Nafi (622), Wasil ibn Ata (700), Fatimah bint Musa (790), and Abbas I of Egypt (1816).

Among COMPANIONS In Saudi Arabia

Among companions born in Saudi Arabia, Jabir ibn Abd Allah ranks 11Before him are Zayd ibn Harithah (581), Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (567), Zainab bint Muhammad (600), Umm Kulthum bint Muhammad (603), Sawda bint Zamʿa (589), and Juwayriyya bint al-Harith (608). After him are Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr (631), Abbad ibn Bishr (606), and Umm Ruman (null).