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About Ibn Battuta
Berber-Moroccan explorer and scholar Ibn Battuta earned a reputation for being well-travelled after he dedicated more than three decades of his life to exploring the World. The places he explored include Southeast Asia, Central Asia, China, South Asia, Somalia, Swahili Coast and Timbuktu. He authored a travelogue called “The Rihla”.
His extended family had many Islamic legal scholars. His full name is Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Battuta. According to his own stories, he had married different women as he went on his travels.
On record, he is believed to have covered more distance (117,000) in his travels than any other known explorer.
Some historians have raised concerns about his stories narrated in his travelogue. There have been speculations that he took inspiration from travel reports to put the stories together.
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Ibn Battuta's Popularity
Ibn Battuta was a famous Moroccan explorer, who was born on February 24, 1304. As a person born on this date, Ibn Battuta is listed in our database as the 20th most popular celebrity for the day (February 24).
People born on February 24 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Ibn Battuta is the 674th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Ibn Battuta's birthday, Ibn Battuta is the 3rd most famous Moroccan.
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