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Wahiduddin Khan

1925 - 2021

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Wahiduddin Khan (1 January 1925 – 21 April 2021), known with the honorific "Maulana", was an Indian Islamic scholar and peace activist and author known for having written a commentary on the Quran and having translated it into contemporary English. He was listed in "the 500 Most Influential Muslims" of the world. He was also the founder of the Centre for Peace and Spirituality (CPS). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wahiduddin Khan has received more than 495,118 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Wahiduddin Khan is the 1,159th most popular philosopher, the 723rd most popular biography from India and the 47th most popular Indian Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Wahiduddin Khan ranks 1,159 out of 1,081Before him are Richard David Precht, Peter Geach, Alexander Tarasov, Susan Haack, C. I. Lewis, and Homi K. Bhabha. After him are J. J. C. Smart, Roderick Chisholm, Mary Midgley, Wendy Brown, Stanley Fish, and Michael Novak.

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Among people born in 1925, Wahiduddin Khan ranks 438Before him are Slater Martin, Johnny Mandel, Martin David Kruskal, Ossi Reichert, Kurt Lundquist, and Margaret Oakley Dayhoff. After him are James Moody, Adelina Gutiérrez, G. William Miller, Toivo Hyytiäinen, Fulvio Nesti, and Medea Jugeli. Among people deceased in 2021, Wahiduddin Khan ranks 568Before him are Tawny Kitaen, Hamed Bakayoko, Pete George, Nenad Stekić, Tuomo Ylipulli, and John Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute. After him are Isidore Mankofsky, Ottorino Sartor, Satya Vrat Shastri, Ekkehard Fasser, Marielle de Sarnez, and Mario Osbén.

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Among people born in India, Wahiduddin Khan ranks 723 out of 1,493Before him are Akhtar Hameed Khan (1914), Karisma Kapoor (1974), Kirron Kher (1955), Anil Ambani (1959), Arjun Kapoor (1985), and Jamnalal Bajaj (1889). After him are Bhanu Athaiya (1929), Shriram Lagoo (1927), M. K. Stalin (1953), Suniel Shetty (1961), Gul Mohammed (1957), and Narinder Singh Kapany (1926).


Among philosophers born in India, Wahiduddin Khan ranks 47Before him are Derek Prince (1915), Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (1888), Ramananda (1400), Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati (1874), Rambhadracharya (1950), and Homi K. Bhabha (1949).