Muhammad al-Bukhari

810 - 870

Muhammad al-Bukhari

Abū ‘Abd Allāh Muḥammad ibn Ismā‘īl ibn Ibrāhīm ibn al-Mughīrah ibn Bardizbah al-Ju‘fī al-Bukhārī (Arabic: أبو عبد الله محمد بن إسماعيل بن إبراهيم بن المغيرة بن بردزبه الجعفي البخاري‎‎; 21 July 810 – 1 September 870), or Bukhārī (Persian: بخاری‎), commonly referred to as Imam al-Bukhari or Imam Bukhari, was a Persian Islamic scholar who was born in Bukhara (the capital of the Bukhara Region (viloyat) of what is now in Uzbekistan). He authored the hadith collection known as Sahih al-Bukhari, regarded by Sunni Muslims as the most authentic (sahih) hadith collections. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muhammad al-Bukhari has received more than 1,111,220 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 102nd most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Muhammad al-Bukhari ranks 104 out of 2,001Before him are Ezekiel, Agatha of Sicily, Saint Dominic, Pope Pius II, Pope Pius VIII, and Pope Pius VI. After him are Teresa of Ávila, Saint Christopher, Pope Boniface VIII, Pope Clement I, Daniel, and Esther.

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Among people born in 810, Muhammad al-Bukhari ranks 1After him are Pope Benedict III, Abbas ibn Firnas, Halfdan the Black, Kenneth MacAlpin, Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Kathir al-Farghani, Kassia, Emperor Xuanzong of Tang, García Íñiguez of Pamplona, Eulogius of Córdoba, Malamir of Bulgaria, and Galindo Garcés. Among people deceased in 870, Muhammad al-Bukhari ranks 1After him are Rastislav of Moravia, Piast the Wheelwright, Judith of Flanders, and Al-Muhtadi.

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In Uzbekistan

Among people born in Uzbekistan, Muhammad al-Bukhari ranks 5 out of 72Before him are Avicenna (980), Timur (1336), Al-Biruni (973), and Babur (1483). After him are Islam Karimov (1938), Al-Tirmidhi (824), Abu Mansur al-Maturidi (893), Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari (1327), Isma'il ibn Ahmad (849), Abu al-Ghazi Bahadur (1603), and Shavkat Mirziyoyev (1957).


Among religious figures born in Uzbekistan, Muhammad al-Bukhari ranks 1After him are Al-Tirmidhi (824), Abu Mansur al-Maturidi (893), and Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari (1327).

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