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ʿAlī Qulī Jadīd al-Islām
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ʿAlī Qulī Jadīd al-Islām, António de Jesus

Date of Birth: Second half of the 17th century

Place of Birth: Portugal

Date of Death: Around 1722

Place of Death: Unconfirmed; probably Isfahan


Most documentary evidence suggests that ʿAlī Qulī Jadīd al-Islām was the post-conversion name of the Portuguese Augustinian missionary António de Jesus, who converted to Islam in Iran towards the end of the 17th century. After his conversion, he w…

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Tiburcio, Alberto, “ʿAlī Qulī Jadīd al-Islām”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>

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