Abul Hassan Sindhi

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Abul Hassan Sindhi
Born Sindh, Pakistan
Died 1724
Other names Abul Hassan Al-Sindhi
Occupation Linguist and translator
Known for Developed the modern Sindhi writing system

Abul Hassan Al-Sindi (Arabic: أبو الحسن بن محمد صادق السندي، المدني) (d.1176 AH/1724 AD) was a Muslim scholar who is known as the founder of the modern Sindhi writing system.[citation needed]

Life and work[edit]

He becoming a prominent scholar in his native land, and nearing old age, he set off with a caravan to perform the Hajj, and later settled in Medina.[citation needed]


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