Moses in Islam

1392 BC - 1272 BC

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Mūsā ibn ʿImrān (Arabic: موسى ابن عمران, lit. 'Moses, son of Amram') is a prominent prophet and messenger of God and is the most frequently mentioned individual in the Quran, with his name being mentioned 136 times and his life being narrated and recounted more than that of any other prophet. He is one of the most important prophets and messengers of Islam. According to the Quran, Musa was born to an Israelite family. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Moses in Islam has received more than 3,578,776 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Moses in Islam is the 140th most popular religious figure (up from 279th in 2019), the 26th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 51st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Egyptian Religious Figure.

Moses in Islam is most famous for being the prophet of Allah and the leader of the Israelites.

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  • 9.16

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  • 2.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among religious figures, Moses in Islam ranks 140 out of 3,187Before him are Mahavira, Pope Pius VI, Pope Clement V, Pope Leo XI, Anselm of Canterbury, and Pope Clement I. After him are Pope Pius VII, Barnabas, Pope Paul V, Mani, Pope Lucius I, and Pope Innocent VIII.

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Among people born in 1392 BC, Moses in Islam ranks 1 Among people deceased in 1272 BC, Moses in Islam ranks 1

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Among people born in Egypt, Moses in Islam ranks 26 out of 642Before him are Imhotep (-2800), Hagar (-1800), Rudolf Hess (1894), Hero of Alexandria (10), Dalida (1933), and Nefertari (-1290). After him are Demis Roussos (1946), Khafra (-2550), Khufu (-2700), Ay (-1380), Athanasius of Alexandria (295), and Seti I (-1323).


Among religious figures born in Egypt, Moses in Islam ranks 7Before him are Moses (-1393), Tutankhamun (-1341), Anthony the Great (251), Joshua (-1355), Catherine of Alexandria (287), and Hagar (-1800). After him are Seti I (-1323), Tiye (-1398), Pachomius the Great (292), Saint Apollonia (110), Saint Maurice (250), and Yusuf al-Qaradawi (1926).