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Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī
(919 words)

Abū l-Faḍl ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Abī Bakr ibn ʿUthmān ibn Muḥammad ibn Khiḍr ibn Ayyūb ibn Muḥammad ibn al-Humām al-Khuḍayrī al-Suyūṭī

Date of Birth: 3 October 1445

Place of Birth: Cairo

Date of Death: 18 October 1505

Place of Death: Cairo

Biography

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī was born on 3 October 1445, the son of the lawyer and judge (qāḍī), Kamāl al-Dīn Abū Bakr al-Suyūṭī. His nisba derives from the town of Asyūṭ in Upper Egypt. His father moved …

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Burge, Stephen, “Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26161>
First published online: 2015



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