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Ibn Nujaym al-Miṣrī
(529 words)

Zayn al-ʿAbidīn, Zayn al-Dīn ibn Ibrahīm ibn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn Abī Bakr

Date of Birth: 1520

Place of Birth: Egypt

Date of Death: 1563

Place of Death: Cairo


Ibn Nujaym was born in Egypt during the early period of Ottoman rule. Biographical references do not give detailed accounts to his early life and upbringing, his family or his father’s profession. After his elementary religious education…

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Ryad, Umar, “Ibn Nujaym al-Miṣrī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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