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Abduh, Muhammad (also Muhammad 'Abduh)

Born: 1849 AD
Died: 1905 AD, at 56 years of age.

Nationality: Egyptian
Categories: Jurist, Scholars


1849 - He was born in the Nile Delta, Northern Egypt.

1882 - He was exiled from Egypt for six years, for his participation in the Urabi Revolt.

1884 - He moved to Paris France where he joined al-Afghani in publishing The Firmest Bond, an Islamic

              revolutionary journal.

1888 - He started on his legal career, when he returned to Egypt.

1889 - He was appointed a judge in the National Courts of First Instance.

1891 - He was appointed a judge in the Court of Appeals.

1899 - He was appointed an official mufti (Islamic legal counselor), a title he held until his death.

         - He taught that morality and law must be adapted to modern conditions in the interest of the common


1905 - He died on the 11th of July.


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