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Khān, Ṣiddīq Ḥasan
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Nawwāb Muḥammad Ṣiddīq Ḥasan Khān al-Qannawjī al-B̲h̲opālī (1832–90) was a prominent Islamic scholar and writer and a founder of the Salafī Ahl-i Ḥadīth movement. His family claimed descent from Ḥusayn b. ʿAlī, the grandson of the prophet Muḥammad. Some of his ancestors were renowned as Ṣūfīs of the Naqshbandiyya or Chishtiyya orders (the Naqshbandiyya, whose eponymous founder, Bahāʾ al-Dīn Naqshband, died in …

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Preckel, Claudia, “Khān, Ṣiddīq Ḥasan”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 23 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_35472>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 9789004413443, 2020, 2020-2

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