Abdallah Guennoun
Abdallah Guennoun (Born in 1908 in Fes - died 9 July 1989 in Tangier) was a famous, and influential Moroccan essayist. In 1927 and 1928, he wrote a three-volume book titled An Nubûgh Al Maghribi ("The...
Abdallah Laroui
Abdallah Laroui ( born November 7, 1933, in Azemmour) (Arabic: عبدالله العروي) is a Moroccan historian and novelist writing in Arabic and French. He is considered one of Morocco's leading intellectual...
Abd as-Salam al-Qadiri
Abu Mohammed Abd as-Salam al-Qadiri (1648-1698) was a historian and genealogist of the Sharifian families of Morocco. He was the grandfather and precursor of the historian Mohammed al-Qadiri (1713–80)...
Abd al-Rahman al-Fasi
Abu Zaid Abd al-Rahman Abu Muhammad Ibn Abd al-Qadir al-Fasi (Arabic: أبو زيد عبد الرحمن أبو محمد بن عبد القادر الفاسي; c. 1631–1685) was a Moroccan writer in the field of law, history, astronomy and ...
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...
Ahmed Harrak Srifi
Ahmed Harrak Srifi is a prominent Moroccan scholar from the tribe of Ahl Srif in the north of Morocco.
His father is Abdelsalam Harrak Srifi son of Taher Al Alami Al Safsafi son of Muhamad son of...
Mohammed al-Mokhtar Soussi
Mohammed al-Mokhtar Soussi (Arabic: محمد المختار السوسي‎; 1900–1963) was a Moroccan scholar, politician and writer who played an important role in the years before Morocco's independence in ...
Ahmed al-Mandjur
Abul-Abbas Ahmad ibn Ali al-Mandjur al-Miknasi al-Fasi (1520–1587, born and died in Fes) was a Moroccan scholar of theology and law and a prominent teacher at the Qarawiyyin University. He is known to...
Mohammed al-Habib al-Fourkani
Mohammed al-Habib al-Fourkani (1922 – 2008, born in Tahanaoute) was a Moroccan writer, historian and politician who played an important role during the struggle for independence, during which he...
Mohammed Zniber
Dr. Mohammed Zniber (1923–1993) was a Moroccan writer and historian. He also played an important role in the period of struggle for Morocco's struggle for independence from the French. He was a son of...
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Ibn al-Khabbaza
Abu l-Hassan ibn al-Khabbaza (died 1239) was a kadi, historian and poet active during the reign of the Almohad Sultan Abu al-Ala Idris al-Mamun (r. 1227–32) in Seville, al-Andalus and Marrakesh, Moro...
Mohammed Boujendar
Mohammed Boujendar (1889-1926) was a Moroccan historian and poet. He worked as a translator for the Résidence Générale du Protectorat, published articles for the Arab language weekly As-Sa'ada (Happin...
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...
Abdelhadi Tazi
Abdelhadi Tazi (June 15, 1921 – April 2, 2015) was a scholar, writer, historian and former Moroccan ambassador in various countries.Tazi was born in Fes, Morocco, and attended primary and second...
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Ahmed Toufiq
Ahmed Toufiq is a well-known writer and scholar from Morocco. He was born in 1943 in the High Atlas near the city of Marrakech. He presented his PhD in 1979 on the subject of social history in the Mor...
Yusuf ibn al-Sayrafi
For the Egyptian author from the Fatimid era, see: Abu-l-Qasim Ali Ibn al-Sayrafi (d. 1147)Yusuf ibn al-Sayrafi ( died c. 557/1161) was a historian from Al-Andalus, and secretary of the Almoravid sult...
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 ...
Ibn Abi Zar
Abū al-Hassan ‘Alī ibn Abī Zar‘ al-Fāsī (Arabic: أبو الحسن علي بن أبي زرع الفاسي‎) (d. between 1310 and 1320) is the commonly presumed original author of the popular and influential medieval...
Ibn al-Zayyat al-Tadili
Abu Yaqub Yusuf Ibn Yahya ibn al-Zayyat al-Tadili (born in Beni Mellal, died 1229/30) was a sufi mystic, influential jurist and hagiographer from Morocco. He is the biographer of many sufi saints. Hi...
Ahmad Ibn al-Qadi
Abu l-Abbas Ahmad Ibn Muhammad Ibn al-Qadi al-Miknasi (1553–1616) was the leading writer from Ahmad al-Mansur's court in Morocco next to Abd al-Aziz al-Fishtali. He was also a renowned judge and math...
Mohammed Akensus
Mohammed Akensus (also Akensous) or Abu Abdallah Mohammed ben Ahmad Akensus al-Marrakushi (1797, (Sous) - 1877) was a well known, Moroccan historian and a minister under moulay Sulaiman and moulay Ab...
Qadi Ayyad
Qadi Iyad ibn Musa (1083–1149) (Arabic: القاضي عياض بن موسى‎, in French transliteration Qadi Iyad) or Abu al-Fadl `Iyad ibn Amr ibn Musa ibn `Iyad ibn Muhammad ibn Abdillah ibn Musa ibn `Iya...
Abu al-Hasan Ali al-Jaznai
Abu al-Hassan Ali al-Jaznai (living in the 14th century) was a Moroccan historian and author of Kitab Tarikh madinat Fas, al-maruf bi-Zahrat al-as fi bina madinat Fas or simply Zahrat al-As (The Myrtl...
Mohammed al-Duayf
Mohammed al-Duayf or Abu abd Allah Mohammad Al-murabit ben Abd as-Salam ben Ahmed ben Muhamad al-Duayyif al-Ribati was a Moroccan writer. He was born in Rabat in 1752 and is the author of Tarikh al D...
Mohammed ibn Qasim ibn Zakur
Abu Abdallah Mohammed ibn Qasim ibn Zakur (died 1708) was a Moroccan poet, historian and travel writer from Fes. He was a pupil of the school of Abu Ali al-Hassan al-Yusi. He wrote poetry, history, bi...
Mohammed al-Mahdi al-Fasi
Mohammed al-Mahdi al-Fasi also known as Abu Isa Abu Abdallah Mohammed al-Mahdi ibn Ahmad ibn Ali ibn Yusuf al-Fihri al-Fasi was a well-known mystic, biographer and historian from Fes. He was born in K...
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Mohammed al-Ifrani
Mohammed al-Ifrani (1670-1747) was a Moroccan historian. He is noted as the author of Safwat man intashar, a compilation of biographies of 17th century Moroccan saints, as well as his 1724 history of ...
Ahmad ibn Khalid al-Nasiri
For the 17th/18th century Sufi writer of the zawiyya Nasiriyya see Ahmed ibn Nasir.Abu al-Abbas Ahmad ibn Khalid al-Nasiri al-Salawi, (1834/5-1897) was born in Salé and is considered to be the greate...