Mansur Al-Hallaj

858 - 922

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Al-Hallaj (Arabic: ابو المغيث الحسين بن منصور الحلاج, romanized: Abū 'l-Muġīth Al-Ḥusayn bin Manṣūr al-Ḥallāj) or Mansour Hallaj (Persian: منصور حلاج, romanized: Mansūr-e Hallāj) (c. 858 – 26 March 922) (Hijri c. 244 AH – 309 AH) was a Persian mystic, poet and teacher of Sufism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mansur Al-Hallaj has received more than 531,851 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Mansur Al-Hallaj is the 182nd most popular writer (up from 186th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Iran (down from 21st in 2019) and the 4th most popular Writer.

Mansur al-Hallaj is most famous for his claim that he was the incarnation of God. He was executed for blasphemy in 922.

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Among writers, Mansur Al-Hallaj ranks 182 out of 5,755Before him are Lope de Vega, Diogenes Laërtius, Dale Carnegie, Constantine VII, John the Evangelist, and Juvenal. After him are Georges Simenon, Sigrid Undset, François-René de Chateaubriand, John Steinbeck, Orhan Pamuk, and Mario Vargas Llosa.

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Among people born in 858, Mansur Al-Hallaj ranks 1After him are Al-Battani, Áed mac Cináeda, and Richard, Duke of Burgundy. Among people deceased in 922, Mansur Al-Hallaj ranks 1After him are Fortún Garcés of Pamplona, Theodora, and Al-Nayrizi.

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Among people born in Iran, Mansur Al-Hallaj ranks 24 out of 528Before him are Ali Khamenei (1939), Hafez (1325), Abu Nuwas (762), Nader Shah (1688), Tahmasp I (1514), and Tughril (990). After him are Al-Tabari (839), Nizam al-Mulk (1018), Abdul Qadir Gilani (1078), Khosrow I (501), Darius II (-475), and Ferdowsi (940).

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Among WRITERS In Iran

Among writers born in Iran, Mansur Al-Hallaj ranks 4Before him are Ismail I (1487), Hafez (1325), and Abu Nuwas (762). After him are Ferdowsi (940), Doris Lessing (1919), Nasir al-Din al-Tusi (1201), Shams Tabrizi (1185), Saadi Shirazi (1210), Jami (1414), Attar of Nishapur (1145), and Magtymguly Pyragy (1733).