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Abduh, Muhammad

Born: 1849 AD
Died: 1905 AD
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.