Al-Azhar University
Al-Azhar University (AHZ-har; Arabic: جامعة الأزهر (الشريف)‎ Jāmiʻat al-Azhar (al-Sharīf), [ˈɡæmʕet elˈʔɑzhɑɾ eʃʃæˈɾiːf], "the (honorable) Azhar University") is a university in Cairo, Egypt....
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Essam el-Erian
Dr. Essam Mohamed Hussein el-Erian {Arabic: عصام محمد حسين العريان) (born 18 April 1954) is an Egyptian physician and politician. He is the vice chairman of the Freedom And Justice party. Formerly he ...
Ahmed Lutfi el-Sayed
Ahmed Lutfi el-Sayed or Aḥmad Luṭfī Sayyid Pasha ([ˈæħmæd ˈlotˤfi (ʔe)sˈsæjjed]) (15 January 1872 – 5 March 1963) was an Egyptian intellectual, anti-colonial activist and the first director of C...
Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu
Ekmeleddin Mehmet İhsanoğlu ([ecmeledˈdin ihˈsɑnoːlu]) is a Turkish academic and diplomat who was Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) from 2004 to 2014. He is also an au...
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Timothy Winter
Timothy John Winter (born in 1960), also known as Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, is a British Sunni Muslim shaykh, researcher, writer and academic. He is the Dean of the Cambridge Muslim College, Director ...
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Sulaiman Ja'abari
Sulaiman Ja'abari (Arabic: سليمان الجعبري‎, 1912–1994) was a Sunni Muslim religious leader of the Palestinian people and the fifth Grand Mufti of Jerusalem. He became Grand Mufti in 1993 unt...
Saad Zaghloul
Saad Zaghloul (Arabic: سعد زغلول‎; also: Saad Zaghlûl, Sa'd Zaghloul Pasha ibn Ibrahim) (1859 – 23 August 1927) was an Egyptian revolutionary, and statesman. Zaghloul was the leader o...
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Salah Khalaf
Salah Mesbah Khalaf (Arabic: صلاح مصباح خلف‎), also known as Abu Iyad (أبو إياد) (1933 – 14 January 1991) was deputy chief and head of intelligence for the Palestine Liberation Organization,...
Ekrima Sa'id Sabri
Sheikh Ekrima Sa'id Sabri (Arabic: عكرمة سعيد صبري‎) was the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and Palestine from October 1994 to July 2006. He was appointed by Yasser Arafat. He has a doctorate from...
Abdul Qadeem Zallum
Sheikh Abdul Qadeem Bin Yusuf Bin Yunis Bin Ibrahim Al Sheikh Zallum (1924-2003) was a renowned Islamic Scholar and Jurist. He was the global leader of the Islamist political party Hizb ut-Tahrir. An ...
Abdel-Halim Mahmoud
Sheikh Abdel-Halim Mahmoud (Arabic: الإمام الأكبر عبدالحليم محمود‎) (12 May 1910 – 17 October 1978; 2 Jumaada al-awal 1328 A.H. - 14 The al-Qi`dah 1398 A.H.) served as Grand Imam of Al Azh...
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Abd al-Hamid Kishk
Abdal-Hamid Kishk (March 10, 1933 – December 6, 1996) was an Egyptian preacher, scholar of Islam, activist, and author. He was a graduate of the prestigious Al-Azhar University in Cairo and was known...
Gad al-Haq
Sheikh Gad al-Haq Ali Gad al-Haq (5 April 1917 - 15 March 1996) was Grand Imam of Al-Azhar from 1982 to 1996.
Born in Batra and educated at a village school in the Nile Delta, he gained his Alimiy...
Sanusi Mahmood
Haji Mohamed Sanusi Mahmood (8 October 1909 – 8 October 1995) was the first Mufti of Singapore.
Sanusi was one of the few ulama who had a good command of Malay, Arabic and English during his tim...
List of Presidents of Al-Azhar University
The following is a list of presidents of al-Azhar University since its nationalization in 1961. The reforms brought about by Act 103 of 1961 were the most sweeping in al-Azhar's history. They led to t...
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Mohamed Haji Mukhtar
Mohamed Haji Mukhtar (Somali: Maxamed Xaaji Mukhtaar, Arabic: محمد حاج مختار ‎) (born 1947) is a Somali scholar and writer.
Mukhtar was born in the town of Koorkoor in the Bakool reg...
Kamal al-Din al-Nabhani
Kamal al-Din al-Nabhani (Full transliterated name: Sheikh Muhammad Kamal al-Din ibn Muhammad Taqi al-Din ibn Ibrahim bin Mustafah bin Yusuf bin Ismail bin Yusuf al-Nabhani; Arabic:الشيخ محمد كمال الدي...
Muhammad Abu Zahra
Muhammad Abu Zahra (1898–1974) was an Egyptian public intellectual, scholar of Islamic law, and author. He also served as a member of al-Azhar's Academy of Islamic Research.Abu Zahra was born on March...
Taqiuddin al-Nabhani
Muhammad Taqi al-Din bin Ibrahim bin Mustafah bin Ismail bin Yusuf al-Nabhani (1909 – December 11, 1977) was the founder of the Islamist political party Hizb ut-Tahrir.
al-Nabhani came from a vill...
Zainab al Ghazali
Zaynab Al-Ghazali (Arabic: زينب الغزالي‎; 2 January 1917 – 3 August 2005) was an Egyptian activist. She was the founder of the Muslim Women's Association (Jamaa'at al-Sayyidaat al-Muslimaat...
Uthman bin Ali Zayla'i
Uthman bin Ali Zayla'i (Arabic: عثمان بن علي الزيلعي‎) (d. 1342) was a 14th-century Somali theologian and jurist from Zeila.
Zayla'i traveled extensively throughout the Muslim world duri...
Ahmed Mohamed Al-Hofi
Ahmed Mohamed Al-Hofi (Arabic: أحمد محمد الحوفي‎ or أحمد محمد الحوفى, born 1910 in Damanhur, died in 1983) was an Egyptian writer and an expert in literary studies.
Al-Hofi earned a PhD...
Yusuf al-Qaradawi
Yusuf al-Qaradawi (Arabic: يوسف القرضاوي Yūsuf al-Qaraḍāwī‎; or Yusuf al-Qardawi; born 9 September 1926) is an Egyptian Islamic theologian, and chairman of the International Union of Muslim ...
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Muhammad Jameel Didi
Al Sheikh Muhammad Jameel Didi (Dhivehi: މުޙައްމަދު ޖަމީލުދީދީ) (May 1, 1915 - March 15, 1989) popularly known as Jameel Didi was a Maldivian political figure and poet who was famous for his writings ...