Ma Linyi

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Ma.

Ma Linyi (1864–1938) was a Chinese Muslim born in Hunan province during the Qing Dynasty.

In 1912 he became Minister of Education of Gansu province, appointed by the Republic of China Kuomintang government.[1][2]

He founded the Association for the Promoting of Islamic Teaching in 1918 in the provincial capital of Gansu.[3]

He along with General Ma Fuxiang sponsored Imam Wang Jingzhai when he went on hajj to Mecca in 1921.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ M. Rafiq Khan (1963). Islam in China. Delhi: National Academy. p. 17. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  2. ^ M. Rafiq Khan (1963). Islam in China. Delhi: National Academy. p. 17. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  3. ^ Stéphane A. Dudoignon (2004). Devout societies vs. impious states?: transmitting Islamic learning in Russia, Central Asia and China, through the twentieth century : proceedings of an international colloquium held in the Carré des Sciences, French Ministry of Research, Paris, November 12–13, 2001. Schwarz. p. 65. ISBN 3-87997-314-8. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  4. ^ Stéphane A. Dudoignon, Hisao Komatsu, Yasushi Kosugi (2006). Intellectuals in the modern Islamic world: transmission, transformation, communication. Taylor & Francis. p. 315. ISBN 978-0-415-36835-3. Retrieved 2010-06-28.