Yusuf ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Mizzi

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Yusuf al-Mizzi
Born 654 AH[1]
Mizza, Aleppo, now Syria
Died 743 AH[2]
Damascus, now Syria
Era Medieval era /Midlle Ages
Region Syrian scholar
School Shafi'i[citation needed]
Main interests
Ilm ar-Rijal[citation needed]

Jamal al-Din, Abi al-Hajjaj, Yusuf ibn 'Abd al-Rahman al-Mizzi (Arabic: يوسف بن عبدالرحمن المزي‎‎) was an Islamic scholar from the Levant.[vague]


Al-Mizzi was born in Aleppo and grew up and settled in Damascus. He is the father-in-law of Ibn Kathir.[3] He died at Dar al-Hadith al-Ashrafiyyah in Damascus in the year 1342 C.E. He was buried in the Sufiyyah graveyard.[4]



  1. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20061205212315/http://www-personal.umich.edu/~beh/islam_hadith_melv.html. Archived from the original on December 5, 2006. Retrieved September 22, 2006.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[citation needed]
  2. ^ Laoust, Henri (2012). ""Ibn Taymiyya." Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition.". BrillOnline. BrillOnline. Retrieved 2015-01-28. 
  3. ^ Ibn Kathir I, Le Gassick T (translator), Fareed M (reviewer) (2000). The Life of the Prophet Muhammad : English translation of Ibn Kathir's Al Sira Al Nabawiyya. 
  4. ^ a b c Wikisource-logo.svg Al-Risalah al-Mustatrafah., by al-Kattani, pg. 208, Dar al-Basha'ir al-Islamiyyah, Beirut, seventh edition, 2007.