WRITER

Rahman Baba

1632 - 1706

Photo of Rahman Baba

Icon of person Rahman Baba

Abdur Rahmān Mohmand (1632–1706) (Pashto: عبدالرحمان بابا‎), or Rahmān Bābā (Pashto: رحمان بابا‎), was a renowned Afghan Sufi Dervish and poet from Peshawar in the Mughal Empire (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa). He, along with his contemporary Khushal Khan Khattak, is considered one of the most popular poets among the Pashtuns. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rahman Baba has received more than 203,585 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Rahman Baba is the 2,494th most popular writer (down from 2,463rd in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Pakistan (up from 38th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Pakistani Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 200k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.96

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.99

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Page views of Rahman Babas by language


Among WRITERS

Among writers, Rahman Baba ranks 2,494 out of 5,794. Before him are Venedikt Yerofeyev, Booker T. Washington, Pedro Salinas, Anatoly Rybakov, George Herbert, and Alonso de Ercilla. After him are Jacques Amyot, Albert Cossery, Asconius Pedianus, Thorbjørn Egner, Peter Mayle, and Adrienne Rich.

Most Popular Writers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings

Contemporaries

Among people born in 1632, Rahman Baba ranks 14Before him are Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Jean Mabillon, Francis Hyacinth, Duke of Savoy, Michael I Apafi, Adam Frans van der Meulen, and Feodosia Morozova. After him are Giovanni Battista Vitali and Tylman van Gameren. Among people deceased in 1706, Rahman Baba ranks 7Before him are Johann Pachelbel, Pierre Bayle, Peter II of Portugal, 6th Dalai Lama, Princess Wilhelmine Ernestine of Denmark, and Andreas Werckmeister. After him are Georg Joseph Kamel, Arsenije III Čarnojević, Bernhard I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Ferdinand de Marsin, John Evelyn, and Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville.

Others Born in 1632

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1706

Go to all Rankings

In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Rahman Baba ranks 36 out of 158. Before him are Dilip Kumar (1922), Naropa (1016), Gulzarilal Nanda (1898), Yahya Khan (1914), Ghulam Ishaq Khan (1915), and Fariduddin Ganjshakar (1178). After him are Firuz Shah Tughlaq (1309), Amrita Pritam (1919), Arif Alvi (1949), Francis Younghusband (1863), Asif Ali Zardari (1955), and Sunil Dutt (1929).

Among WRITERS In Pakistan

Among writers born in Pakistan, Rahman Baba ranks 4Before him are Muhammad Iqbal (1877), Vasubandhu (400), and Khushal Khattak (1613). After him are Amrita Pritam (1919), Krishna Sobti (1925), Tariq Ali (1943), Faiz Ahmad Faiz (1911), Khushwant Singh (1915), Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi (1941), Mulk Raj Anand (1905), and Parveen Shakir (1952).