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Sāssān (Middle Persian 𐭮𐭠𐭮𐭠𐭭 Sāsān > Persian ساسان, also known as Sasan), considered the eponymous ancestor of the Sasanian (or Sassanid) Dynasty (ruled 224-651) in Persia, was "a great warrior and hunter" and a Zoroastrian high priest in Pars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sasan has received more than 93,254 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Sasan is the 1,073rd most popular religious figure (up from 1,200th in 2019), the 168th most popular biography from Iran (up from 180th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Iranian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Sasan ranks 1,073 out of 2,272Before him are Margaret of Cortona, Felix of Valois, Muhammad ibn Ya'qub al-Kulayni, Edith Cavell, Francesco Barberini, and Blandina. After him are Antipope Sylvester IV, Billy Meier, Jeanne Guyon, Adam Stefan Sapieha, Geert Groote, and Jean Calas.

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Among people born in Iran, Sasan ranks 168 out of 463Before him are Reza Abbasi (1565), Vologases III of Parthia (100), Barbet Schroeder (1941), Táhirih (1817), Arsaces II of Parthia (-300), and Muhammad ibn Ya'qub al-Kulayni (864). After him are Muhammad I Tapar (1082), Vologases IV (150), Sinatruces of Parthia (-157), Mehdi Bazargan (1907), Ibn Babawayh (918), and Shaykh Tusi (995).

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Among religious figures born in Iran, Sasan ranks 18Before him are Anastasius of Persia (550), Safi-ad-din Ardabili (1252), `Abdu'l-Bahá (1844), Al-Bayhaqi (994), Al-Juwayni (1028), and Muhammad ibn Ya'qub al-Kulayni (864). After him are Ibn Babawayh (918), Shaykh Tusi (995), Mohammad-Baqer Majlesi (1627), Seyyed Hossein Borujerdi (1875), Abu Bakr bin Yahya al-Suli (854), and Aga Khan II (1830).