Jabir ibn Aflah

1100 - 1150

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Abū Muḥammad Jābir ibn Aflaḥ (Arabic: أبو محمد جابر بن أفلح, Latin: Geber/Gebir; 1100–1150) was an Arab Muslim astronomer and mathematician from Seville, who was active in 12th century al-Andalus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jabir ibn Aflah has received more than 71,769 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Jabir ibn Aflah is the 249th most popular mathematician (up from 295th in 2019), the 531st most popular biography from Spain (up from 588th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Spanish Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Jabir ibn Aflah ranks 249 out of 828Before him are Igor Ansoff, Jean-Robert Argand, Abraham Zacuto, Michael Maestlin, Nicolaus II Bernoulli, and Karen Uhlenbeck. After him are Zoia Ceaușescu, Callippus, Michael Stifel, Eugène Charles Catalan, Nikolay Bogolyubov, and Seleucus of Seleucia.

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Among people born in 1100, Jabir ibn Aflah ranks 31Before him are Wace, George Kedrenos, Gorakhnath, Anushtegin Gharchai, Henry, and Godfrey IV, Duke of Lower Lorraine. After him are Antipope Sylvester IV, Danishmend Gazi, Thierry, Count of Flanders, Igor II of Kiev, Khabul Khan, and Sigurd Slembe. Among people deceased in 1150, Jabir ibn Aflah ranks 4Before him are Suryavarman II, García Ramírez of Navarre, and Marcabru. After him are Thomas of Britain, Henry Berengar, and Sibylla of Burgundy.

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Among people born in Spain, Jabir ibn Aflah ranks 531 out of 2,595Before him are Hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (1057), Alonso Sánchez Coello (1531), José Antonio Camacho (1955), Witteric (570), Theudigisel (500), and María Casares (1922). After him are Queen Letizia of Spain (1972), Federico Mompou (1893), Al-Mundhir of Córdoba (842), Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás (1900), Abd al-Rahman IV (1000), and Maslama al-Majriti (950).


Among mathematicians born in Spain, Jabir ibn Aflah ranks 2Before him are Abraham Zacuto (1452). After him are Abraham bar Hiyya (1070).