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Uthman

574 - 656

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Uthman ibn Affan (Arabic: عثمان بن عفان‎, romanized: ʿUthmān ibn ʿAffān; 576/573 – 17 June 656), also spelled by the Turkish and Persian rendering Osman, was a son-in-law and notable companion of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, as well as the third of the Rāshidun, or "Rightly Guided Caliphs". Born into a prominent Meccan clan, Banu Umayya of the Quraysh tribe, he played a major role in early Islamic history, and is known for having ordered the compilation of the standard version of the Quran. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Uthman has received more than 1,578,343 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia. Uthman is the 115th most popular politician (up from 124th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (up from 6th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Saudi Arabian Politician.

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  • 84.97

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 86

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Uthman ranks 115 out of 15,710. Before him are Isabella I of Castile, Pepin the Short, Murad III, Yasser Arafat, Mark Antony, and Kim Jong-il. After him are Harald Fairhair, Marcus Licinius Crassus, Angela Merkel, Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Henry V of England.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 574, Uthman ranks 1After him are Pope Agatho and Prince Shōtoku. Among people deceased in 656, Uthman ranks 1After him are Zubayr ibn al-Awam, Talhah, Sigebert III, Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman, Abdallah ibn Sa'd, and Peada of Mercia.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Uthman ranks 5 out of 222. Before him are Muhammad (570), Umar (585), Ali (601), and Abu Bakr (573). After him are Husayn ibn Ali (626), Aisha (605), Fatimah (604), Khalid ibn al-Walid (592), Khadija bint Khuwaylid (556), Muawiyah I (603), and Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Uthman ranks 2Before him are Umar (585). After him are Muawiyah I (603), Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924), Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Umar II (682), Ibn Saud (1875), Marwan I (623), Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580), Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906), and Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921).

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