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Yusuf al-Qaradawi

1926 - 2022

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Yusuf al-Qaradawi (Arabic: يوسف القرضاوي, romanized: Yūsuf al-Qaraḍāwī; or Yusuf al-Qardawi; 9 September 1926 – 26 September 2022) was an Egyptian Islamic scholar based in Doha, Qatar, and chairman of the International Union of Muslim Scholars. His influences included Ibn Taymiyya, Ibn Qayyim, Sayyid Rashid Rida, Hassan al-Banna, Abul Hasan Ali Hasani Nadwi, Abul A'la Maududi and Naeem Siddiqui. He was best known for his programme الشريعة والحياة, al-Sharīʿa wa al-Ḥayāh ("Sharia and Life"), broadcast on Al Jazeera, which had an estimated audience of 40–60 million worldwide. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yusuf al-Qaradawi has received more than 1,045,237 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Yusuf al-Qaradawi is the 541st most popular religious figure (up from 543rd in 2019), the 102nd most popular biography from Egypt (down from 101st in 2019) and the 15th 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 541 out of 2,238Before him are Zaynab bint Khuzayma, Peter Waldo, Penitent thief, Muhammad Ahmad, Pope Sergius II, and Muadh ibn Jabal. After him are Vincent Ferrer, Hasan al-Askari, Pope Mark, Joseph of Cupertino, Seraphim of Sarov, and Rose of Lima.

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Among people born in 1926, Yusuf al-Qaradawi ranks 27Before him are Paul Bocuse, Prince Claus of the Netherlands, John Coltrane, Allen Ginsberg, Harper Lee, and Ivan Illich. After him are Jerry Lewis, Clifford Geertz, David Attenborough, Ben Roy Mottelson, Leopoldo Galtieri, and Donald A. Glaser.

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Among people born in Egypt, Yusuf al-Qaradawi ranks 102 out of 582Before him are Teti (-2350), Ramesses VI (-1175), Kamose (-1600), Userkaf (-2600), Shepseskaf (-2600), and Dorothy Hodgkin (1910). After him are Djet (-3000), Mohamed ElBaradei (1942), Isma'il Pasha (1830), Cleopatra V of Egypt (-100), Al-Suyuti (1445), and Georges Moustaki (1934).


Among religious figures born in Egypt, Yusuf al-Qaradawi ranks 15Before him are Paul of Thebes (227), Saint Maurice (250), Pachomius the Great (292), Saint Menas (285), Saint Sarah (100), and Mary of Egypt (344). After him are Al-Suyuti (1445), Maria al-Qibtiyya (600), Macarius of Egypt (300), Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria (1923), Antipope Dioscorus (500), and Basilides (117).

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