#208 Overall Influence

Ibn Khaldun

Islamic philosopher, sociologist, historiographer and historian

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Ibn Khaldun was an Arab sociologist, philosopher and historian who has been described as the founder of the modern disciplines of historiography, sociology, economics, and demography. Niccolò Machiavelli of the Renaissance and the 19th-century European scholars widely acknowledged the significance of his works and considered Ibn Khaldun to be one of the greatest philosophers of the Middle Ages.

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University of al-Qarawiyyin

University in Morocco

University of Ez-Zitouna

University in Tunisia

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#23 World Rank
History
#48 World Rank
Economics
#48 World Rank
Sociology
#106 World Rank
Anthropology
#369 World Rank
Philosophy