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  • A'ishah (Biography)

    614 – 678 Third wife of Muhammad A'ishah was the third and youngest wife of the Prophet Muhammad. Born in Mecca, she was the ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Aa Gym (Biography)

    Abdullah Gymnastiar ( b. 1962 ) is an Indonesianpreacher popularly known as Aa (elder brother) Gym. Despite minimal orthodox religious education, Gymnastiar attained national ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Abd al-Aziz, Shah (Biography)

    (d. 1824 ) Indian Islamic scholar and son of Shah Wali Allah (d. 1762 ), the foremost alim of eighteenth-century India. Prolific author of ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • ῾Abd Al‐῾azīz, Shāh (Biography)

    ( 1746 – 1824 ), Indian Islamic scholar. In northern India, ῾Abd al‐῾Azīz was a prominent Ṣūfī ῾ ālim of his time, a powerful ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • ῾Abd al-Hayy (Biography)

    ( fl. c. 1374 ; d. Samarkand , 1405 ). Illustrator and painter . According to the Safavid chronicler Dust Muhammad, ῾Abd al-Hayy trained ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abd al-Jabbar, Qadi (Biography)

    (d. 1024 ) Prominent Mutazili theologian. An adherent of the Shafii school of law, he was appointed chief justice (qadi) under the Buwayhids. His ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • ῾Abd al-Jalil Čelebi (Biography)

    See Levni . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (Biography)

    (r. 685 – 705 ) Umayyad caliph responsible for standardizing imperial coinage and collecting a corpus of hadith to be interpreted by appointed faqihs ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abd al-Muttalib ibn Hashim (Biography)

    (d. ca. 578 ) Muhammad 's grandfather. Cared for Muhammad after the deaths of his parents. Died when Muhammad was eight. Credited by hadith ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • ῾Abd Al‐nāṣir, Jamāl (Biography)

    See Nasser , Gamal Abdel . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • 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 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

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