Ibn al-Humam

(d. 1457)

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(d. 1457)

Egyptian Hanafi jurist and theologian. Born in Alexandria, educated in Cairo, lived for some time in Aleppo. Appointed head shaykh of the Khanaqah Shaykhuniyyah in Cairo in 1443. Highly regarded in all fields of knowledge, including Sufism.

Subjects: Islam.

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