Nasir al-Din al-Tusi

1201 - 1274

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Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn al-Hasan al-Tūsī (Persian: محمد ابن محمد ابن حسن طوسی 18 February 1201 – 26 June 1274), better known as Nasir al-Din al-Tusi (Persian: نصیر الدین طوسی; or simply Tusi in the West), was a Persian polymath, architect, philosopher, physician, scientist, and theologian. Nasir al-Din al-Tusi was a well published author, writing on subjects of math, engineering, prose, and mysticism. Additionally, al-Tusi made several scientific advancements. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi has received more than 608,143 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Nasir al-Din al-Tusi is the 242nd most popular writer (down from 235th in 2019), the 33rd most popular biography from Iran (down from 31st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Writer.

Nasir al-din al-tusi was a Persian astronomer and mathematician from the 13th century. He is most famous for his contributions to the study of astronomy.

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Among writers, Nasir al-Din al-Tusi ranks 242 out of 5,755Before him are Anna Akhmatova, Philip K. Dick, Coen brothers, Torquato Tasso, Doris Lessing, and Nelly Sachs. After him are Jacob Grimm, Sallust, J. K. Rowling, Germaine de Staël, Bram Stoker, and Christine de Pizan.

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Among people born in 1201, Nasir al-Din al-Tusi ranks 1After him are François Grimaldi, Daniel of Galicia, Theobald I of Navarre, Baiju, Robert de Sorbon, John I of Sweden, Al-Baydawi, Butvydas, Philip I, Count of Boulogne, Robert I, Latin Emperor, and Elena Asenina of Bulgaria. Among people deceased in 1274, Nasir al-Din al-Tusi ranks 3Before him are Thomas Aquinas and Bonaventure. After him are Henry I of Navarre, Robert de Sorbon, Emperor Duzong, Wonjong of Goryeo, and Prince Munetaka.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Nasir al-Din al-Tusi ranks 33 out of 528Before him are Abdul Qadir Gilani (1078), Khosrow I (501), Darius II (-475), Ferdowsi (940), Salman the Persian (568), and Doris Lessing (1919). After him are Reza Shah (1878), Antiochus III the Great (-241), Ardashir I (180), Shapur I (150), Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj (817), and Shams Tabrizi (1185).

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Among WRITERS In Iran

Among writers born in Iran, Nasir al-Din al-Tusi ranks 7Before him are Ismail I (1487), Hafez (1325), Abu Nuwas (762), Mansur Al-Hallaj (858), Ferdowsi (940), and Doris Lessing (1919). After him are Shams Tabrizi (1185), Saadi Shirazi (1210), Jami (1414), Attar of Nishapur (1145), Magtymguly Pyragy (1733), and Ali Shariati (1933).