List of Hafiz

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This is a list of notable people who have completely memorized the Quran. Estimates of how many Huffaz (plural of Hafiz, which is one memorizer of the Quran) there have been range into the millions, across many ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographical divisions. This is not a representative sampling of Hafiz. Centuries are given in Hijri years (AH).

1st century AH[edit]

2nd century AH[edit]

8th century AH[edit]

9th century AH[edit]

  • Suyuti, memorized the entire Qur'an when he was barely eight.

13th century AH[edit]

15th century AH[edit]


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