Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi

1236 - 1311

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Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi has received more than 106,533 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi is the 179th most popular mathematician (up from 202nd in 2019), the 131st most popular biography from Iran (down from 128th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Iranian Mathematician.

Qutb al-din al-shirazi is most famous for his work in astronomy. He is credited with the discovery of the Shirazian calendar, which is a solar calendar.

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Among mathematicians, Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi ranks 179 out of 828Before him are Rafael Bombelli, André Weil, Jean-Pierre Serre, René Thom, Vladimir Arnold, and Nicomachus. After him are Antoine Augustin Cournot, Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, Jean Gaston Darboux, Richard von Mises, Laurent Schwartz, and Paul Guldin.

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Among people born in 1236, Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi ranks 1After him are Violant of Aragon, Wen Tianxiang, Chungnyeol of Goryeo, Leo II, King of Armenia, Jacopone da Todi, Stephen the Posthumous, and Albert I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Among people deceased in 1311, Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi ranks 3Before him are Arnaldus de Villa Nova and James II of Majorca. After him are Külüg Khan, Margaret of Brabant, and Walter V, Count of Brienne.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi ranks 131 out of 463Before him are Safi-ad-din Ardabili (1252), Magtymguly Pyragy (1733), Suleiman of Persia (1647), `Abdu'l-Bahá (1844), Al-Bayhaqi (994), and Phraates V (-100). After him are Mehran Karimi Nasseri (1942), Sibawayh (760), Teispes (-675), Osroes I (50), Sultan Husayn (1668), and Ibn al-Muqaffa' (724).

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Among mathematicians born in Iran, Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi ranks 3Before him are Omar Khayyam (1048) and Abu al-Wafa' Buzjani (940). After him are Al-Karaji (953), Abu Nasr Mansur (960), Sharaf al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī (1135), Maryam Mirzakhani (1977), and Caucher Birkar (1978).