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Maslama al-Majriti

950 - 1007

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Abu al-Qasim Maslama ibn Ahmad al-Majriti (Arabic: أبو القاسم مسلمة بن أحمد المجريطي: c. 950–1007), known or Latin as Methilem, was an Arab Muslim astronomer, chemist, mathematician, economist and Scholar in Islamic Spain, active during the reign of Al-Hakam II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maslama al-Majriti has received more than 57,504 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Maslama al-Majriti is the 124th most popular astronomer (up from 137th in 2019), the 519th most popular biography from Spain (up from 537th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Spanish Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Maslama al-Majriti ranks 124 out of 531Before him are Tom Gehrels, Johann Adam Schall von Bell, Ali Qushji, Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters, Hermann Goldschmidt, and William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse. After him are Nikolai Chernykh, Johann Daniel Titius, John Russell Hind, Robert Luther, Annibale de Gasparis, and Harlow Shapley.

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Among people born in 950, Maslama al-Majriti ranks 5Before him are Erik the Red, Pope John XVII, Adelaide of Aquitaine, and Ibn Yunus. After him are Leo the Deacon, Abhinavagupta, Boleslaus III, Duke of Bohemia, Bernard I, Duke of Saxony, Olof Björnsson, Mariam al-Asturlabi, and William I of Provence. Among people deceased in 1007, Maslama al-Majriti ranks 1After him are Badi' al-Zaman al-Hamadani and Urraca Fernández.

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Among people born in Spain, Maslama al-Majriti ranks 519 out of 2,932Before him are Antoni Ramallets (1924), Moses de León (1250), Al-Mundhir of Córdoba (842), Raymond Nonnatus (1204), Luis de Molina (1535), and Infante Carlos of Spain (1607). After him are Alfredo Kraus (1927), Abd al-Rahman IV (1000), Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo (1926), Remedios Varo (1908), Joaquín Turina (1882), and Ernesto Valverde (1964).


Among astronomers born in Spain, Maslama al-Majriti ranks 3Before him are Avempace (1080) and Abū Ishāq Ibrāhīm al-Zarqālī (1029). After him are Nur ad-Din al-Bitruji (1200), Antonio de Ulloa (1716), and Josep Comas i Solà (1868).