Sufyan al-Thawri

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Abū ʿAbd Allāh Sufyān ibn Saʿīd ibn Masrūq ibn Ḥamza al-Thawrī al-Muḍarī al-Kūfī (Arabic: أَبُو عَبْد ٱللَّٰه سُفْيَان بْن سَعِيد بْن مَسْرُوق بْن حَمْرَة ٱلثَّوْرِيّ ٱلْمُضَرِيّ ٱلْكُوفِيّ; 716–778 CE / 97–161 AH), commonly known as Sufyān al-Thawrī (Arabic: سُفْيَان ٱلثَّوْرِيّ), was a Sunni Muslim scholar, jurist, ascetic, traditionist, and eponymous founder of the Thawri school of Islamic jurisprudence, considered one of the Eight Ascetics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sufyan al-Thawri has received more than 186,188 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Sufyan al-Thawri is the 998th most popular religious figure (up from 1,052nd in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Turkmenistan (up from 160th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Turkmen Religious Figure.

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.18

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Over the past year Sufyan al-Thawri has had the most page views in the with 93,782 views, followed by English (29,837), and Indonesian (18,798). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Bashkir (315.08%), Javanese (77.19%), and Malayalam (71.48%)


Among religious figures, Sufyan al-Thawri ranks 998 out of 3,187Before him are Raymond Nonnatus, Fulgentius of Ruspe, Heinrich Bullinger, Adhemar of Le Puy, Servatius of Tongeren, and Ibn Sa'd. After him are Henry, Mary of Jesus de León y Delgado, Simeon of Jerusalem, Eugenia of Rome, Pope Peter I of Alexandria, and Veronica Giuliani.

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Among people born in 716, Sufyan al-Thawri ranks 1 Among people deceased in 778, Sufyan al-Thawri ranks 2Before him is Roland. After him is Lupus II of Gascony.

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In Turkmenistan

Among people born in Turkmenistan, Sufyan al-Thawri ranks 14 out of 50Before him are Abu al-Ghazi Bahadur (1603), Ibn Khordadbeh (820), Chaghri Beg (989), Abd Allah ibn al-Mubarak (736), Al-Muqanna (800), and Najm al-Din Kubra (1145). After him are Yelena Bonner (1923), Al-Shahrastani (1086), Habash al-Hasib al-Marwazi (770), Mithridates II of Parthia (-150), Andronikos I of Trebizond (1101), and Yahya ibn Khalid (701).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Turkmenistan

Among religious figures born in Turkmenistan, Sufyan al-Thawri ranks 4Before him are Al-Nasa'i (829), Abd Allah ibn al-Mubarak (736), and Najm al-Din Kubra (1145).