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  • Abd al-Qadir (Biography)

    (d. 1883 ) Algerian independence leader, Sufi mystic, and poet. Born in Algeria to a notable Moroccan family. Became involved in the Algerian independence ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abd al-Qadir (Biography)

    1808 – 1883 Military leader , scholar , poet Abd al-Qadir led Algerian resistance to French colonization for nearly two decades. Born in Algeria ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • ῾Abd Al‐qādir (Biography)

    ( 1808 – 1883 ), Algerian independence leader, Ṣūfī mystic, and poet. Born Muḥyī al‐Dīn al‐Ḥasanī at Wādī al‐Ḥammām, some 20 kilometers west of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • ῾Abd Al‐raḥmān, ῾Ā'ishah (Biography)

    (b. 1913 ), Egyptian writer and professor of Arabic language and literature and Qur'ānic studies. Under the pseudonym Bint al‐Shāṭi' ῾Abd al‐Raḥmān was the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Abd al-Rahman, Aisha (Biography)

    (b. 1913 ) Also known as Bint al-Shati . Egyptian writer and professor of Arabic language and literature and Quranic studies. Wrote more than ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abd al-Raziq, Ali (Biography)

    (d. 1966 ) Egyptian qadi, intellectual, and author. Born to a powerful and wealthy landowning family in Minya, Abd al-Raziq received both Western and ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • ῾Abd Al‐rāziq, ῾Alī (Biography)

    ( 1888 – 1966 ), Egyptian sharī῾ah (divine law) judge, controversial intellectual, and author of Al‐Islām wa‐uṣūl al‐ḥukm: Ba῾th fī al‐khilāfah wa‐al‐ḥukūmah fī al‐Islām ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • ῾Abd Al‐razzāq Al‐sanhūrī (Biography)

    ( 1895 – 1971 ), Egyptian jurist, legal scholar, and architect of civil codes in several Arab countries. The academic and professional life of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • ῾Abd al-Samad (Biography)

    ( b. before 1517 ; fl. c. 1535 – 1600 ). Iranian miniature painter , calligrapher and courtier , active also in India. Trained ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abd Allah (Subject Entry)

    Slave of God. Muslim name, often transliterated as Abdullah. It is common for Muslim personal names to consist of the word Abd followed by ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abd Allah ibn Saba (Biography)

    Enigmatic alleged founder of Shii Islam (advocating rule by Muhammad 's nephew Ali ). His origins and political role are contested in early sources. ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abd Allah ibn Umar ibn al-Khattab (Biography)

    (d. 693 ) Companion of the Prophet Muhammad and son of the second caliph, Umar ibn al-Khattab . Prominent authority in hadith and law. ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abd El‐krim (Biography)

    ( 1882 – 1963 ), more fully, Muḥammad ibn ῾Abd al‐Karīm al‐Khaṭṭābī , Moroccan leader of the Rif Rebellion ( 1921 – 1926 ) ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Abd el-Krim, Muhammad ibn Abd al-Karim al-Khattabi (Biography)

    (d. 1963 ) Moroccan leader of the Rif Rebellion and Islamic reformer. Eldest son of a notable family in a Berber-speaking tribe of northern ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abdali Dynasty (Subject Entry)

    See Durrani Dynasty ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abdalī Dynasty (Subject Entry)

    See Durrānī Dynasty . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Abdālī Dynasty (Subject Entry)

    See Durrānī Dynasty . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • ῾Abdallah Khan (Biography)

    ( fl. c. 1810 – 50 ). Persian painter and architect. Trained in the apprentice system in royal workshops, he rose through the ranks, ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • ῾Abdallah Sayrafi (Biography)

    ( b. ?Tabriz; fl. 1310 – 44 ). Calligrapher . The son of Khwaja Mahmud Sarraf al-Tabrizi, he was a pupil of Haydar , ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abdel Rahman, Omar (Biography)

    (b. 1938 ) Egyptian religious scholar, spiritual guide of al-Jamaah al-Islamiyyah, and radical Islamist. Accused of leading the Egyptian Jihad Organization, which assassinated President ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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