Khwaja Abdullah Ansari

1006 - 1089

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Abu Ismaïl Abdullah al-Herawi al-Ansari or Abdullah Ansari of Herat (1006–1088) (Persian: خواجه عبدالله انصاری‎) also known as Pir-i Herat (پیر هرات) "Sage of Herat", was a Muslim Sufi saint who lived in the 11th century in Herat (modern-day Afghanistan). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Khwaja Abdullah Ansari has received more than 160,335 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Khwaja Abdullah Ansari is the 930th most popular religious figure (up from 991st in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Afghanistan (down from 35th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Afghan Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Khwaja Abdullah Ansari ranks 930 out of 2,272Before him are Methodios I of Constantinople, Antipope John VIII, Alessandro Valignano, William Booth, Walter Kasper, and Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman. After him are Mark of Ephesus, Killing of Peter Fechter, Johann Eck, Johann Arndt, Lothair II of Italy, and Antipope Honorius II.

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Among people born in 1006, Khwaja Abdullah Ansari ranks 2Before him is Constantine X Doukas. After him are Geoffrey II, Count of Anjou, Andronikos Doukas, and Ísleifur Gissurarson. Among people deceased in 1089, Khwaja Abdullah Ansari ranks 1After him are Demetrius Zvonimir of Croatia, Lanfranc, and Theobald III, Count of Blois.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Khwaja Abdullah Ansari ranks 37 out of 108Before him are Moinuddin Chishti (1142), Khalil Sultan (1384), Muhammad of Ghor (1160), Abdul Rashid Dostum (1954), Menander I (-190), and Diodotus I (-285). After him are Khaled Hosseini (1965), Sibghatullah Mojaddedi (1925), Tahir ibn Husayn (776), Dost Mohammad Khan (1793), Sanai (1080), and Bairam Khan (1501).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Afghanistan

Among religious figures born in Afghanistan, Khwaja Abdullah Ansari ranks 2Before him are Abu Dawood (817). After him are Ali Hujwiri (1009) and Abdul Rahman (1965).