Ali al-Jabarti

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Ali al-Jabarti
Title al-Jabarti
Died 1492
Ethnicity Somali
Era 18th-19th century
Region Horn of Africa/North Africa
Religion Islam
Main interest(s) Islamic philosophy, politics

Ali al-Jabarti (Arabic: علي الجبرتي‎) (d. 1492[1]) was a 15th-century Somali scholar and politician in the Mamluk Empire. He lived in Cairo, Egypt and was a member of the Riwaq Al Jabarti quarter of the Al Azhar University.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Arabic Sources on Somalia by Mohamed Haji Mukhtar, p. 149.
  2. ^ Somalia: A rich Islamic legacy by Shehrazade Bakarally - Muslim Link