WRITER

Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti

1929 - 2013

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Mohammed Said Ramadan Al-Bouti (Arabic: مُحَّمَد سَعِيد رَمَضَان ٱلْبُوطِي‎, romanized: Muḥammad Saʿīd Ramaḍān al-Būṭī) was a notable Sunni Muslim scholar who was also known as "Shaykh of the Levant". He was killed on 21 March 2013, during the Syrian civil war, reportedly in a bomb explosion, though "many questions about the death" have been raised by videos of the scene.Called a "prolific writer whose sermons were regularly broadcast on television", and "more familiar to Syrian TV viewers than anybody other than President Bashar al-Assad", Al-Bouti authored more than sixty books on various Islamic issues, and was considered an important scholar of the approach based on the four schools of Sunni Islam and the orthodox Ash'arite creed. Other than his religious works, he also has worked in literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti has received more than 74,320 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti is the 1,914th most popular writer, the 599th most popular biography from Turkey and the 60th most popular Turkish Writer.

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  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.76

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  • 2.41

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti ranks 1,914 out of 5,794Before him are Anthony Trollope, Nicolás Guillén, Julien Gracq, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala, Telesilla, and William of Moerbeke. After him are Simon Dach, Didymus Chalcenterus, Cesare Zavattini, Yoshida Kenkō, Hermann Bahr, and Dubravka Ugrešić.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1929, Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti ranks 137Before him are Olga Tass, Peter Yates, Michael Michai Kitbunchu, Anne Ramsey, Zeca Afonso, and Lee Hazlewood. After him are Jimmy Cobb, David Kelly, Milton Glaser, Amitai Etzioni, Andrew Bertie, and Screamin' Jay Hawkins. Among people deceased in 2013, Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti ranks 111Before him are José Froilán González, Taihō Kōki, Karen Black, Nguyễn Khánh, Van Cliburn, and Jacques Vergès. After him are Deanna Durbin, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Tony Sheridan, Tom Sharpe, Marta Eggerth, and Luis Cubilla.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti ranks 599 out of 1,128Before him are Artabazos I of Phrygia (-600), Ariadne (null), Magali Noël (1931), Dani Rodrik (1957), John IV of Constantinople (600), and Alyattes of Lydia (-640). After him are Arctinus of Miletus (-800), Phocylides (-560), Constantine Manasses (1130), Bohemond VI of Antioch (1237), Philostorgius (368), and Zannanza (-1350).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti ranks 60Before him are Methodius of Olympus (260), Xenophon of Ephesus (101), John of Ephesus (507), Menander Protector (550), Zeki Müren (1931), and John Tzetzes (1110). After him are Arctinus of Miletus (-800), Phocylides (-560), Constantine Manasses (1130), Cleitarchus (-400), Adnan Oktar (1956), and Marcellinus Comes (450).