Muhammad al-Baqir

677 - 733

Muhammad al-Baqir

Muhammad al-Baqir (Arabic: مُحَمَّد ٱلْبَاقِر‎) full name Muhammad bin 'Ali bin al-Husayn bin Ali bin Abi Talib, also known as Abu Ja'far or simply al-Baqir ("the one who opens knowledge") (677-733) was the fifth Shia Imam, succeeding his father Zayn al-Abidin and succeeded by his son Ja'far al-Sadiq. He was the first Imam descended from both grandsons of Muhammad: Hasan ibn Ali and Husayn ibn Ali. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muhammad al-Baqir has received more than 450,658 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 420th most popular religious figure.

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  • 34

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  • 5.79

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  • 2.68

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Among religious figures, Muhammad al-Baqir ranks 420 out of 2,001Before him are Abu Hurairah, William Laud, Pancras of Rome, Bruno of Cologne, Rose of Lima, and Pope John XI. After him are Abd Allah ibn Abbas, Pope Agapetus I, Pope Soter, Salome, Maya, and Uwais al-Qarani.

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Among people born in 677, Muhammad al-Baqir ranks 1After him is Clovis IV. Among people deceased in 733, Muhammad al-Baqir ranks 1After him is Germanus I of Constantinople.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Muhammad al-Baqir ranks 36 out of 174Before him are Ali al-Ridha (770), Aminah (557), Abdullah I of Jordan (1882), Hafsa bint Umar (602), Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas (595), and Abū Lahab (549). After him are Abd Allah ibn Abbas (619), Faisal I of Iraq (1885), Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (567), Khalid of Saudi Arabia (1912), Musa al-Kadhim (745), and Hasan al-Basri (642).


Among religious figures born in Saudi Arabia, Muhammad al-Baqir ranks 12Before him are Bilal ibn Rabah (580), Malik ibn Anas (711), Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548), Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539), Ali al-Ridha (770), and Aminah (557). After him are Abd Allah ibn Abbas (619), Musa al-Kadhim (745), Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624), Talhah (595), Abd al-Muttalib (497), and 'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Awf (580).

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