Moses in Islam

1392 BC - 1272 BC

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Mūsā bin ʿImrān (Arabic: موسی بن عمران‎, Moses, son of Amram) known as Moses in Judaeo-Christian theology, considered a prophet and messenger in Islam, is the most frequently mentioned individual in the Qur'an, his name being mentioned 135 times. The Quran states that Musa was sent by Allah to the Pharaoh of Egypt and his establishments and the Israelites for guidance and warning. Musa is mentioned more in the Qur'an than any other individual, and his life is narrated and recounted more than that of any other prophet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Moses in Islam has received more than 1,872,174 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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In Egypt

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).