Ibn Ghazi al-Miknasi
Abu Abdallah Muhammad b. Ahmad b. Muhammad Ibn Ghazi al-'Utmani al-Miknasi (1437–1513) was a Moroccan scholar in the field of history, Islamic law, Arabic philology and mathematics. He was born ...
Sayyida al Hurra
Sayyida al Hurra, (Arabic: السيدة الحرة‎), full name Sayyida al-Hurra bint Ali ibn Rashid al-Alami, Hakimat Titwan, (1485 - after 1542), was a queen of Tétouan in 1515-1542 and a pirate que...
Abraham ibn Zimra
Abraham ibn Zimra was a Spanish rabbi, physician and diplomat who fled to Morocco following the Spanish inquisition.Descended from a well-known and respected Sephardi family, ibn Zimra settled in Saf...
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Ibrahim ibn Hilal al-Sijilmasi
For the author of "Amal al-Mutlaq", see Mohammed al-Qasim al-Sijilmasi.Abu Ishak Ibrahim ibn Hilal al-Sijilmasi (died circa 1497-1498) was a Moroccan legal scholar well known for his verdicts (fatwas)...
Leo Africanus
Joannes Leo Africanus, (c. 1494 – c. 1554?) (or al-Hasan ibn Muhammad al-Wazzan al-Fasi, Arabic:حسن ابن محمد الوزان الفاسي) was an Andalusian Berber Moorish diplomat and author who is best know...
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Ahmad Zarruq
Ahmad Zarruq also known as Imam az-Zarruq (Ahmad ibn Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Isa) (1442–1493 CE) was a Muslim scholar and Sufi sheikh from Fes, Morocco. He is considered one of the most prominent and ...
Abd al-Haqq II
Abd al-Haqq II (Abd al-Haqq ibn Uthman Abu Muhammad) (1419–1465) was Marinid Sultan of Morocco from 1420 to 1465.Abd al-Haqq II was made Sultan in 1420 under the regency of an Wattasid vizier, a...
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Abdarrahman al-Makudi
Abu Zaid Abd-Arrahman Ibn Ali Salih al-Makudi (died in Fes, in 1405) was a grammarian from Morocco. His Sharh al Makudi, is a commentary to the Grammar Alfiyya of Ibn Malik, with the glosses of Almell...
Abu Said Uthman III
Abu Said Uthman III (Abu Said Uthman ibn Abi l-Abbas ibn Abi Salim) (died 1420) was Marinid ruler of Morocco from 19 March 1398 to 1420,the last effective ruler of that dynasty. He ascended to the thr...
Ali ibn Qasim al-Zaqqaq
For the poet from Al-Andalus see Ibn al-Zaqqaq.Ali ibn al-Qasim al-Zaqqaq (died 1506/7), from Fes, Morocco is one of the most important authors in the field of Maliki common law. He is the author of t...
Abu Zakariya Yahya al-Wattasi
Abu Zakariya Yahya ibn Ziyan al-Wattasi (d.1448) (abū zakarīyā' yaḥyā ben ziyān al-waṭṭāsī Arabic: أبو زكرياء يحيى بن زيان الوطاس‎ was a vizier of the Marinid sultan of Fez, regent and eff...
Muhammad al-Jazuli
Muhammad ibn Sulayman al-Jazuli al-Simlali(ar:محمد إبن سليمان لجزولي السّملالي الحسني ) (died 1465), often known as "Imam al-Jazuli", was a Moroccan Sufi leader of the Berber tribe of the Jazulah. He ...
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Ismail ibn al-Ahmar
Abu l-Walid Ismail ibn Yusuf Ibn al-Ahmar (Granada? 1324/1326 – Fes 1404/1407) was a Moroccan historian of the fourteenth century, the time of the Marinid dynasty. He was a contemporary of Ibn Khaldun...
Abd al-Rahman al-Jadiri
Abu Zayd Abd al-Rahman Mohammed al-Jadiri (born in Meknes, in 1375 and died in Fez, probably in 1416) was muwaqqit (time-keeper) at the Qarawiyyin Mosque. He wrote a treatise on the determination of t...
Abu Yahya ibn al-Sakkak
Abu Yahya ibn al-Sakkak al-Miknasi, full name Abu Yahya or Abu Abd Allah Mohammed ibn Abu Galib ibn Ahmad ibn Mohammed ibn Abu-l-Hasan Ali ibn Mohammed ibn as-Sakkak al-Miknasi. (died 818 AH-1415/6 AD...