Nouman Ali Khan

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Nouman Ali Khan
Born Islamabad, Pakistan
Nationality American
Occupation Islamic speaker
Title Bayyinah Institute, Founder/CEO
Religion Islam

Nouman Ali Khan (Urdu: نعمان علی خان‎) is a Pakistani-born American Muslim speaker .[1] He is the founder, CEO and lead instructor at The Bayyinah Institute for Arabic and Qur'anic Studies.[2] The fifth edition of The 500 Most Influential Muslims listed him as one of the most influential Muslims in the world without any specific ranking.[3]

Nouman founded Bayyinah in 2006, after serving as a professor of Arabic at Nassau Community College.[4] His current residence is in Dallas, Texas. He also lectures internationally on the matters of Tafsir and learning Arabic to understand the Quran[citation needed].

In 2005 Nouman Ali Khan started Bayyinah by teaching fundamentals of Classic Arabic in New York and New Jersey area and later launched Tajwid and reading essentials with Wisam Sharieff. By 2006 his seminars spread nationwide to more than 40 locations.[citation needed]

By 2008 his teaching of 10-day Fundamentals of Classical Arabic course crossed over 25,000 attendees and Bayyinah podcast was launched.[citation needed]

Bayyinah Campus was founded in 2010[citation needed] close to DFW Airport when a space of over 11,000 sq.feet was leased to be used for the campus.

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  1. ^ "Arab News: Nouman Khan: The one-man Qur’an movement". Retrieved 12 Feb 2014. 
  2. ^ "Bayyinah: Faculty & Staff". Retrieved 12 Feb 2014. 
  3. ^ "The 500 Most Influential Muslims". Retrieved 12 Feb 2014. 
  4. ^ "The Muslim 500: Nouman Ali Khan". Retrieved 12 Feb 2014. 

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