Musa al-Kadhim

745 - 799

Musa al-Kadhim

Musa ibn Ja'far al-Kadhim (Arabic: مُوسَىٰ ٱبْن جَعْفَر ٱلْكَاظِم‎, Mūsā ibn Jaʿfar al-Kāẓim), also spelled and al-Kazim, and also known as Abu al-Hasan, Abu Abd Allah or Abu Ibrahim, was the seventh Shia Imam after his father Ja'far al-Sadiq who was also a shia. He is regarded by Sunnis as a renowned scholar, and was a contemporary of the Abbasid caliphs Al-Mansur, Al-Hadi, Al-Mahdi and Harun al-Rashid. He was imprisoned several times; finally dying in Baghdad in the Sindi ibn Shahak prison. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Musa al-Kadhim has received more than 405,581 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 462nd most popular religious figure.

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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Among religious figures, Musa al-Kadhim ranks 463 out of 2,001Before him are Pope Stephen I, Paul of Thebes, Pope Nicholas II, Eber, Josemaría Escrivá, and Jehoshaphat. After him are Pope Marcellinus, Saint Rosalia, Dominic Savio, Pope John XII, Antipope Benedict XIII, and Pope Eugene III.

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Among people born in 745, Musa al-Kadhim ranks 1After him is Ealhmund of Kent. Among people deceased in 799, Musa al-Kadhim ranks 1After him is Paul the Deacon.

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Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Musa al-Kadhim ranks 41 out of 174Before him are Abū Lahab (549), Muhammad al-Baqir (677), Abd Allah ibn Abbas (619), Faisal I of Iraq (1885), Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (567), and Khalid of Saudi Arabia (1912). After him are Hasan al-Basri (642), Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624), Zayd ibn Harithah (581), Talhah (595), Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594), and Safiyya bint Huyayy (610).