1100 BC - Today


Luqman (also known as Luqman the Wise, Luqmaan, Lukman, and Luqman al-Hakeem; Arabic: لقمان‎) was a wise man for whom Surah Luqman (Arabic: سورة لقمان‎), the thirty-first sura (chapter) of the Qurʼan, was named. Luqman (c. 1100 BC) is believed to be from Nubia today's Sudan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luqman has received more than 384,898 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 821st most popular writer.

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Among writers, Luqman ranks 818 out of 4,883Before him are Ursula K. Le Guin, Diana Wynne Jones, John Updike, Tomi Ungerer, Sinclair Lewis, and Ingeborg Bachmann. After him are Antoine François Prévost, Arthur Adamov, Rustichello da Pisa, Theodore the Studite, Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, and David Woodard.

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Among people born in 1100 BC, Luqman ranks 4Before him are Samuel, Psusennes I, and Ish-bosheth. After him are King Cheng of Zhou, Amenemnisu, Psusennes II, Osorkon the Elder, Pinedjem II, Ashur-rabi II, Shamshi-Adad IV, and Ashur-nirari IV.

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In Sudan

Among people born in Sudan, Luqman ranks 6 out of 23Before him are Omar al-Bashir (1944), Mohamed Naguib (1901), Muhammad Ahmad (1844), Josephine Bakhita (1868), and Piye (-800). After him are John Garang (1945), Hassan Al-Turabi (1932), Ibrahim Abboud (1900), Abdallahi ibn Muhammad (1846), Hàm Nghi (1872), and Ismail al-Azhari (1901).