Yusuf al-Qaradawi

1926 - Today

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Yusuf al-Qaradawi (Arabic: يوسف القرضاوي, romanized: Yūsuf al-Qaraḍāwī; or Yusuf al-Qardawi; born 9 September 1926) is an Egyptian Islamic scholar based in Doha, Qatar, and chairman of the International Union of Muslim Scholars. His influences include Ibn Taymiyya, Ibn Qayyim, Sayyid Rashid Rida, Hassan al-Banna, Abul Hasan Ali Hasani Nadwi, Abul A'la Maududi and Naeem Siddiqui. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yusuf al-Qaradawi has received more than 830,551 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Yusuf al-Qaradawi is the 544th most popular religious figure (down from 531st in 2019), the 101st most popular biography from Egypt (up from 107th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Egyptian Religious Figure.

Yusuf al-Qaradawi is an Islamic scholar who is most famous for his work on Islamic jurisprudence.

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Among religious figures, Yusuf al-Qaradawi ranks 544 out of 2,272Before him are Zaynab bint Ali, Saint Casimir, Scholastica, Francis of Paola, Seraphim of Sarov, and Abbas ibn Ali. After him are Rabanus Maurus, Marcel Lefebvre, Pope Romanus, Pope Severinus, Pope Boniface II, and Theodora.

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Among people born in 1926, Yusuf al-Qaradawi ranks 28Before him are Prince Claus of the Netherlands, John Coltrane, Allen Ginsberg, Ivan Illich, Harper Lee, and Clifford Geertz. After him are Jack Brabham, Louise Hay, Beji Caid Essebsi, Thích Nhất Hạnh, Leopoldo Galtieri, and Ben Roy Mottelson.

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Among people born in Egypt, Yusuf al-Qaradawi ranks 101 out of 520Before him are Fuad I of Egypt (1868), Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator (-152), Djet (-3000), Shepseskaf (-2600), Dorothy Hodgkin (1910), and Kamose (-1600). After him are Cleopatra III of Egypt (-161), Sanakht (-2700), Mohamed ElBaradei (1942), Cleopatra IV of Egypt (-138), Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (1954), and Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalani (1372).


Among religious figures born in Egypt, Yusuf al-Qaradawi ranks 14Before him are Saint Apollonia (110), Pachomius the Great (292), Saint Sarah (100), Saint Maurice (250), Paul of Thebes (227), and Mary of Egypt (344). After him are Al-Suyuti (1445), Saint Menas (285), Maria al-Qibtiyya (600), Macarius of Egypt (300), Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria (1923), and Basilides (117).

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