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Aḥmad ibn ʿAbd al-Munʿim ibn Yūsuf ibn Ṣiyām al-Damanhūri
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Aḥmad ibn ʿAbd al-Munʿim ibn Yūsuf ibn Ṣiyām al-Damanhūrī

Date of Birth: Possibly 1690

Place of Birth: Damanhur

Date of Death: 1778

Place of Death: Cairo

Biography

Shaykh Aḥmad ibn ʿAbd al-Munʿim ibn Yūsuf ibn Ṣiyām al-Damanhūrī is famous primarily for having been the grand shaykh of al-Azhar and an encyclopaedic scholar of the 18th century. He was born in Damanhūr (the present-day capital of al-Buḥayra province in the northwest Ni…

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Fawzy Abdelhay, Muhammad, “Aḥmad ibn ʿAbd al-Munʿim ibn Yūsuf ibn Ṣiyām al-Damanhūri”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_29954>



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