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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 ArabMuslim 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 46,630 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Maslama al-Majriti is the 137th most popular astronomer (down from 119th in 2019), the 537th most popular biography from Spain (down from 470th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Spanish Astronomer.

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Among ASTRONOMERS

Among astronomers, Maslama al-Majriti ranks 137 out of 532Before him are Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, Arthur Auwers, Vesto Slipher, Nur ad-Din al-Bitruji, Ernst Öpik, and N. R. Pogson. After him are Maria Mitchell, William Henry Pickering, Guillaume Bigourdan, Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, Abu-Mahmud Khojandi, and Johann Daniel Titius.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 950, Maslama al-Majriti ranks 6Before him are Erik the Red, Pope John XVII, Adelaide of Aquitaine, Ibn Yunus, and Leo the Deacon. After him are Boleslaus III, Duke of Bohemia, Bernard I, Duke of Saxony, Olof Björnsson, Abhinavagupta, Sarolt, and Mariam al-Asturlabi. Among people deceased in 1007, Maslama al-Majriti ranks 1After him are Urraca Fernández and Badi' al-Zaman al-Hamadani.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Maslama al-Majriti ranks 537 out of 2,595Before him are Jabir ibn Aflah (1100), Queen Letizia of Spain (1972), Federico Mompou (1893), Al-Mundhir of Córdoba (842), Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás (1900), and Abd al-Rahman IV (1000). After him are Hisham III of Córdoba (975), Sebastián de Belalcázar (1480), Infanta Cristina of Spain (1965), Luis Ramírez de Lucena (1475), Luis Ocaña (1945), and Xabi Alonso (1981).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Spain

Among astronomers born in Spain, Maslama al-Majriti ranks 4Before him are Avempace (1080), Abū Ishāq Ibrāhīm al-Zarqālī (1029), and Nur ad-Din al-Bitruji (1200). After him are Antonio de Ulloa (1716) and Josep Comas i Solà (1868).