Nizami Ganjavi

1141 - 1209

Nizami Ganjavi

Nizami Ganjavi (Persian: نظامی گنجوی‎, romanized: Niẓāmī Ganjavī, lit. 'Niẓāmī of Ganja') (1141–1209), Nizami Ganje'i, Nizami, or Nezāmi, whose formal name was Jamal ad-Dīn Abū Muḥammad Ilyās ibn-Yūsuf ibn-Zakkī, was a 12th-century Persian Sunni Muslim poet. Nezāmi is considered the greatest romantic epic poet in Persian literature, who brought a colloquial and realistic style to the Persian epic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nizami Ganjavi has received more than 344,904 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 183rd most popular writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 340k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 72.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 57

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Page views of Nizami Ganjavis by language


Among writers, Nizami Ganjavi ranks 181 out of 4,883Before him are John the Evangelist, Mikhail Bulgakov, Ferdowsi, François-René de Chateaubriand, Coen brothers, and Doris Lessing. After him are Juvenal, Friedrich Hölderlin, Karel Čapek, Jean Racine, Helena Blavatsky, and Constantine VII.

Most Popular Writers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1141, Nizami Ganjavi ranks 1After him are Gerard de Ridefort, Malcolm IV of Scotland, Eisai, and Floris III, Count of Holland. Among people deceased in 1209, Nizami Ganjavi ranks 1After him are Fakhr al-Din al-Razi, Phillipe de Plessis, Alfonso II, Count of Provence, and William of Champlitte.

Others Born in 1141

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1209

Go to all Rankings

In Azerbaijan

Among people born in Azerbaijan, Nizami Ganjavi ranks 1 out of 102After him are Heydar Aliyev (1923), Lev Landau (1908), Mstislav Rostropovich (1927), Richard Sorge (1895), Zecharia Sitchin (1920), Garry Kasparov (1963), Imadaddin Nasimi (1369), Ilham Aliyev (1961), Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901), Lotfi A. Zadeh (1921), and Ivan Bagramyan (1897).