Taqiuddin an-Nabahani belonged to Bani Nabahan and he came from a village by the name of Ajzam in Haifa in Northern Palestine. Nabahani was born in the village of Ajzam 1909. His father, Sheikh Ibrahim, was a jurist and a scholar of 'Uloom e Sharai in the Ministry of Ma'arif (Knowledge and Arts). He received admission in the eighth grade in Al-Azhar University in 1928 and cleared the exam with distinction in the same year. He was awarded with the certificate of 'Shuhada Al Ghurba'. After this he received admission in the science college which was affiliated with Al Azhar University at that time. He founded Hizb ut-Tahrir on 17th November 1953. He died on 11 December 1977 from the injuries he got during his imprisonment in Iraq.