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Sufyan al-Thawri

716 - 778

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Sufyan al-Thawri (Arabic: أبو عبد الله سفيان بن سعيد بن مسروق الثوري, romanized: ʼAbu ʿAbd Allāh Sufyān ibn Saʻīd ibn Masrūq al-Thawrī; 716–778) was a Tābi‘ al-Tābi‘īn Islamic scholar, jurist, and founder of the Thawri madhhab. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sufyan al-Thawri has received more than 147,400 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Sufyan al-Thawri is the 5,330th most popular politician, the 160th most popular biography from Iran and the 88th most popular Iranian Politician.

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Among politicians, Sufyan al-Thawri ranks 5,330 out of 15,577Before him are Carrie Lam, Francis Walsingham, Diodotus I, Adélaïde d'Orléans, Hermann II, Count of Celje, and Gerberga of Saxony. After him are Philip William, Prince of Orange, Vologases IV, Matthias Erzberger, Dhu Nuwas, Willem Drees, and Sverker II of Sweden.

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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 Iran

Among people born in Iran, Sufyan al-Thawri ranks 160 out of 528Before him are Orodes II (null), Ashraf Pahlavi (1919), Ali Daei (1969), Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi (1236), Hussein-Ali Montazeri (1922), and Sadegh Hedayat (1903). After him are Vologases IV (150), Tiridates I of Armenia (null), Arsames (-550), Al-Shahrastani (1086), Al-Baydawi (1201), and Al-Khazini (1077).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Sufyan al-Thawri ranks 88Before him are Osroes I (50), Zakariya al-Qazwini (1203), Phraates V (-100), Orodes II (null), Ashraf Pahlavi (1919), and Hussein-Ali Montazeri (1922). After him are Vologases IV (150), Tiridates I of Armenia (null), Arsames (-550), Vologases VI (200), Abbas Mirza (1789), and Shahrokh Shah (1734).