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Wilferd Madelung

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Wilferd Ferdinand Madelung FBA (26 December 1930 – 9 May 2023) was a German author and scholar of Islamic history widely recognised for his contributions to the fields of Islamic and Iranian studies. He was appreciated in Iran for his "knowledgeable and fair" treatment of the Shia perspective. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilferd Madelung has received more than 143,557 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Wilferd Madelung is the 14,078th most popular politician, the 4,185th most popular biography from Germany and the 1,154th most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Wilferd Madelung ranks 14,078 out of 15,577Before him are Adad-shuma-usur, Johan Ferner, Swithhelm of Essex, Edwin Stanton, Malcolm MacDonald, and Pik Botha. After him are Frédéric Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi, Georgios Theotokis, Danny Faure, Enoch L. Johnson, Menyhért Lónyay, and Jacques Barrot.

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Among people born in 1930, Wilferd Madelung ranks 373Before him are Ellen Schwiers, John Landy, Matt Monro, Aleksandar Matanović, Ignazio Fabra, and Kei Kumai. After him are Frédéric Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi, Theodore Freeman, Anatoly Kuznetsov, Alakbar Mammadov, Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde, and Giorgio Ghezzi.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wilferd Madelung ranks 4,185 out of 6,142Before him are Sonja Graf (1908), Bernd Bransch (1944), Aleida Assmann (1947), Konrad Frey (1909), Maria Schrader (1965), and Markus Grosskopf (1965). After him are Ulrich Tukur (1957), Raimond Aumann (1963), Richard Röstel (1872), Christian Lindner (1979), Marika Kilius (1943), and Angelique Kerber (1988).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Wilferd Madelung ranks 1,154Before him are Heiko Maas (1966), Günther Beckstein (1943), Manfred Weber (1972), Uwe Barschel (1944), Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul (1942), and Aleida Assmann (1947). After him are Richard Röstel (1872), Christian Lindner (1979), Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg (1839), Georg Friedrich, Prince of Prussia (1976), Helene Lange (1848), and Gustav Schuft (1878).