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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Hassan Khaled
Grand Mufti Sheikh Hassan Khaled (1921 – 16 May 1989) was the leader of Lebanon's Sunni Muslim community.As a grand mufti, he presided over Islamic courts in Lebanon for 23 years, and served as Head o...
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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...
Mustafa Lutfi al-Manfaluti
Mustafa Lutfi el-Manfaluti (1876–1924) was an Egyptian writer and poet who was born in the Upper Egyptian city of Manfalut to an Egyptian father and a Turkish mother.He memorized the Quran before th...
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Hassan Sabry Pasha
Hassan Sabry Pasha (Arabic: حسن صبرى باشا|extra=1879 - 14 November 1940) was an Egyptian politician who briefly served as prime minister of Egypt in 1940.
Following his graduation with a teaching ...
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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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Hussam ad-Din Jarallah
Hussam al-Din Jarallah (1884 – 6 March 1954) was a Sunni Muslim leader of the Palestinian people during the British Mandate of Palestine and was the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem from 1948 until his death....
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Mahmoud Khalil Al-Hussary
Shaykh Mahmoud Khalil al-Husary (Arabic: الشيخ محمود خليل الحصري‎) was a renowned reciter of the Quran. He died in 1980.He was born in a village called Shobra al-Namla in Tanta, Egypt in 191...
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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 ...
Sibghatullah Mojaddedi
Sibghatullah Mojaddedi (Pashto صبغت الله مجددي, born c. 1926) is a politician in Afghanistan, who served as Interim President after the fall of Mohammad Najibullah's government in April 1992. He is al...
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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...
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...
Mortada Al-Qazwini
Ayatollah Sayed Mortada Al-Qazwini (born 1931) is a Muslim religious authority who resides in Karbala, Iraq. His struggle to defend his faith led him from his hometown of Karbala to exile in Kuwait, I...
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Marat Gatin
Marat Gatin (born in Arsk, Tatarstan) is the minister for Interaction with Religious Organizations, a Presidential department in Tatarstan. He is a graduate of Al Azhar University with a specializatio...
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 Orabi
Colonel Ahmed ‘Urabi or Orabi (Arabic: أحمد عرابى‎, [ˈæħmæd ʕoˈɾɑːbi] in Egyptian Arabic; 31 March 1841  – 21 September 1911), widely known in English (and by himself) as Ahmad Ar...
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