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major 17th/18th century Indo-Muslim litterateur.
Emāmī Shiʿite scholar, preacher, and author, b. probably early in the 6th/12th century.
K. A. Nizami
teacher and distinguished Naqšbandī saint (d. 617/1220), who consolidated and transmitted the thought of the Naqšbandī order.
an Arab tribe of Ḵūzestān, it was originally affiliated with the Bani Lām tribal confederacy and resided in the region of ʿAmāra, in present-day Iraq.
N. H. Zaidi
early 19th century Indo-Persian historian (d. ca. 1851).
Bukharan traveler and memorialist (d. after 1830-31).
a respected religious leader of Isfahan (1856-1921).
S. Maqbul Ahmad
noted chronicler of Nāder Shah’s military campaigns (d. 1784).
P. P. Soucek
specimens of calligraphy now in Leningrad and Istanbul are signed by him as written during his tenth, eleventh, and twelfth years, indicating that he was a skilled calligrapher at an early age. Unfortunately, none of these pages bear dates which would make it possible to determine the year of his birth.This Article Has Images/Tables.
Sufi poet of Sind (1689-1752).