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Alexander Russell Webb
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Mohammed Alexander Russell Web

Date of Birth: 9 November 1846

Place of Birth: Hudson, New York

Date of Death: 1 October 1916

Place of Death: Rutherford, New Jersey


Alexander Russell Webb was the most prominent American convert to Islam in the 19th century. Although he was the son of a Presbyterian newspaper editor and publisher, as a teenager and young man he was uninterested in either religion or the newspape…

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Bowen, Patrick, “Alexander Russell Webb”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 13 August 2020 <>

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