Muḥammad al-Amīn Diop Dagana
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d. 24 Rabīʿ I 1387/ 2 July 1967


Dakar, “Nouveau catalogue”, nos. 214-219.


A native of Dagana (Northern Sénégal, he is of the leading figures of Senegalese Muridism. He was the imām of the Jāmiʿ mosque of the Diourbel until his death.


1. Tāʾrīkh jāmiʿ Ṭūbā

On the history of the mosque of Touba.

MSS: Diourbel. See Kane (1997), 166.

2. Irwāʾ al-nadīm min ʿadhb ḥubb al-khadīm

Biography of Aḥmad Bamba.

MSS: Diourbel. See Kane, (1997), 165; IFAN, Fonds Amar Samb, Histoire, 1.

Abridgt: by Muṣṭafā Āne (q.v.)

MSS: Paris (BN), 551…

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“Muḥammad al-Amīn Diop Dagana”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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