Safi-ad-din Ardabili

1252 - 1334

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Safi-ad-din Ardabili (Persian: شیخ صفی‌الدین اردبیلی Ṣāfī ad-Dīn Isḥāq Ardabīlī; 1252/3 – 1334) was a poet, mystic, teacher and Sufi master. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Safi-ad-din Ardabili has received more than 143,383 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Safi-ad-din Ardabili is the 831st most popular religious figure (down from 790th in 2019), the 135th most popular biography from Iran (down from 125th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Religious Figure.

Safi-ad-din Ardabili was a 13th century Muslim leader who was most famous for founding the Safavid Dynasty in Iran.

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Among religious figures, Safi-ad-din Ardabili ranks 831 out of 2,238Before him are Andrew Kim Taegon, Peter of Alcantara, Saturnin, Nicholas of Flüe, Charalambos, and Apollinaris of Laodicea. After him are Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Ubayy ibn Ka'b, Benedict of Aniane, Killing of Peter Fechter, Agnes of Bohemia, and Odilo of Cluny.

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Among people born in 1252, Safi-ad-din Ardabili ranks 2Before him is Conradin. After him is John I, Duke of Brabant. Among people deceased in 1334, Safi-ad-din Ardabili ranks 2Before him is Pope John XXII. After him are Otto IV, Duke of Lower Bavaria and Tarmashirin.

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Among people born in Iran, Safi-ad-din Ardabili ranks 135 out of 528Before him are Ebrahim Raisi (1960), Sultan Husayn (1668), Arsaces I of Parthia (-280), Vologases I of Parthia (1), Jahan Shah (1397), and Phraates IV (-90). After him are Teispes (-675), Mohammad Shah Qajar (1808), Al-Juwayni (1028), Anastasius of Persia (550), Sibawayh (760), and Ata-Malik Juvayni (1226).

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Among religious figures born in Iran, Safi-ad-din Ardabili ranks 14Before him are Báb (1819), Ibn Majah (824), Piruz Nahavandi (700), Mordecai (null), Sasan (200), and `Abdu'l-Bahá (1844). After him are Al-Juwayni (1028), Anastasius of Persia (550), Al-Bayhaqi (994), Jaʻfar ibn Yahya (767), Ibn Babawayh (918), and Shaykh Tusi (995).