Moses in Islam

1392 BC - 1272 BC

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In Islam, Mūsā ibn ʿImrān (Arabic: موسی ابن عمران, lit. 'Moses, son of Amram'), is an important prophet and messenger of God (Allah) 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.According to the Quran, Musa was born to an Israelite family. In his childhood, he is put in a basket which flows towards Nile, and eventually Musa is discovered by Pharaoh's (Fir'awn) wife Asiya, who makes Musa as her adopted son. After reaching adulthood, Musa then resides in Midian, before departing for Egypt again to threaten the Pharaoh. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Moses in Islam has received more than 2,415,055 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Moses in Islam is the 288th most popular religious figure (down from 229th in 2019), the 57th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 49th 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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Among religious figures, Moses in Islam ranks 288 out of 2,272Before him are Demetrius of Thessaloniki, Fethullah Gülen, Pope Innocent IV, Pope Boniface I, Pope Benedict II, and Ephrem the Syrian. After him are Rebecca, Barabbas, Bartholomew I of Constantinople, Saint Ursula, Al-Tirmidhi, and Pope John XV.

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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 57 out of 520Before him are Boutros Boutros-Ghali (1922), Manetho (-201), Ahmose I (-1560), Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator (-62), Cleopatra I Syra (-204), and Fawzia Fuad of Egypt (1921). After him are Farouk of Egypt (1920), Appian (95), Amenhotep II (-1401), Djedefre (-2600), Sextus Empiricus (160), and Shoshenq I (-1000).


Among religious figures born in Egypt, Moses in Islam ranks 7Before him are Moses (-1393), Joshua (-1355), Anthony the Great (251), Catherine of Alexandria (287), Miriam (-1400), and Hagar (-1800). After him are Saint Apollonia (110), Pachomius the Great (292), Saint Sarah (100), Saint Maurice (250), Paul of Thebes (227), and Mary of Egypt (344).