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Died on 1332
Sihab Al-Din Ahmad ibn ‘Abd al-Wahhab Al-Nuwairi (d. 732/1331-32) was the first historian who belonged exclusively to the bureaucratic, as opposed to military, institution.
Born on 1263 Died on 1328
Taqi Al-Din Ahmad Ibn Taymiyya (1263-1328) belongs to a family which has provided well known scholars such as his uncle Fakhr Eddin (d. 1225) and his paternal grandfather, Majid Eddin, (d. 1255). It was in Damascus where his father was the director of the Sukkariyya madrasa that he was educated and...
Born on 1525 Died on 1585
Taqi Al-Din was born in Damascus in 1525/6 CE. He died in 1585 in Istanbul, Turkey. His full name was Taqi Al-Din Mohammad bin Ma'aroof bin Ahmad bin Mohammad bin Mohammad bin Ahmad bin Yousef bin Mohammad Al-Shami. He was the son of a judge and he became a judge himself. He was described by his con...

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