#45 Overall Influence

Maimonides

Rabbi, physician, philosopher

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From Wikipedia

Moses ben Maimon , commonly known as Maimonides and also referred to by the acronym Rambam , was a medieval Sephardic Jewish philosopher who became one of the most prolific and influential Torah scholars of the Middle Ages. In his time, he was also a preeminent astronomer and physician, serving as the personal physician of Saladin. Born in Córdoba, Almoravid Empire on Passover eve, 1138 , he worked as a rabbi, physician and philosopher in Morocco and Egypt. He died in Egypt on 12 December 1204, whence his body was taken to the lower Galilee and buried in Tiberias.

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University of al-Qarawiyyin

University in Morocco

Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#8 World Rank
Religious Studies
#39 World Rank
Philosophy