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  • Abdel Rahman, Omar (Biography)

    (b. 1938 ), more properly spelled ῾Umar ῾Abd al‐Raḥmān , Egyptian religious scholar and Islamic fundamentalist leader. Born to a poor rural family in ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Abdolkarim Soroush (Biography)

    Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi Abdolkarim Soroush founded one of the most important intellectual movements in Iran. This article traces the development of his thought through three ...

    Source: The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

  • Abdolkarim Soroush and Critical Discourse in Iran (Chaptered Work)

    Abdolkarim Soroush emerged in the late 1980s and early 1990s as the foremost Iranian intellectual operating within the terms of religious discourse. 1 From ...

    Source: Makers of Contemporary Islam

  • Abduh, Muhammad (Biography)

    1849 – 1905 Egyptian scholar , reformer Many scholars consider Muhammad Abduh the architect of Islamic modernism. His early years included a traditional education ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Abduh, Muhammad (Biography)

    (d. 1905 ) Egyptian scholar, journalist, theologian, jurist, grand mufti, and reformer, regarded as an architect of Islamic modernism. Educated at al-Azhar University. Adherent ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • ῾Abduh, Muḥammad (Biography)

    ( 1849 – 1905 ), Egyptian scholar and reformer regarded as the architect of Islamic modernism. The birth year of Muḥammad ῾Abduh coincided with ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Abdul Rahman, Tunku (Biography)

    First prime minister of independent Malaysia and leader of United Malays National Organization. Was committed to a secularist vision of the Malaysian nation and ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abdülcelil Çelebi (Biography)

    See Levni . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abdulhamid II (Biography)

    (d. 1918 ) Thirty-fourth Ottoman sultan (r. 1876 – 1909 ). His reign faced overwhelming difficulties: an insolvent treasury, violent nationalist movements in the ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abdülhamid II (Biography)

    Abdülhamid II ( 1842 – 1918 ) was the thirty-fourth Ottoman sultan ( r. 1876 – 1909 ). A profound political and economic crisis ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Abdülhamid II (Biography)

    ( 1842 – 1918 ), thirty‐fourth Ottoman sultan (r. 1876 – 1909 ). A profound political and economic crisis brought Abdülhamid II to the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Abdülhamid II (Biography)

    Abdülhamid II ( 1842 – 1918 ) was the thirty-fourth Ottoman sultan (r. 1876 – 1909 ). A profound political and economic crisis brought ...

    Source: The [Oxford] Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Abdullah, Sheikh Muhammad (Biography)

    (d. 1982 ) Kashmiri political leader, twice chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir State in India ( 1948 – 53 , 1975 – 82 ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abdulmejid, Sultan (Biography)

    (r. 1922 – 24 ) Descendant of Ottoman dynasty installed as caliph by Turkish Grand National Assembly, although not acknowledged as sultan. Appointment led ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abdurrahman Wahid (Chaptered Work)

    In October 1999, Abdurrahman Wahid, a prominent Islamic leader, became the first elected president in Indonesia's history. As leader of the Nahdatul Ulama, (the ...

    Source: Makers of Contemporary Islam

  • Abdurrahman Wahid (Biography)

    Elected as Indonesia's fourth president in 1999 , Abdurrahman Wahid ( b. 1940 ) is an influential Muslim intellectual leader, as well as a ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Abdurrahman Wahid (Biography)

    (b. 1940 ), Indonesian Islamic thinker, writer, and politician. One of the most influential Muslim intellectual leaders in Indonesia today, Abdurrahman Wahid is also ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Abdus Salam (Biography)

    An unsophisticated home environment notwithstanding, he rapidly outpaced his teachers, who recognized and respected the young boy’s talent for physics and mathematics. Winning a ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Abedin, Zainul (Biography)

    ( b. Kishorganj , East Pakistan [now Bangladesh] , 18 Nov. 1914 ; d. Dhaka , 28 May 1976 ). Bangladeshi painter and printmaker ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • ῾Abid (Biography)

    ( fl. c. 1615 – 58 ). Indian miniature painter, son of Aqa Riza (i) and brother of Abu῾l-Hasan (ii) . Both his father ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

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