Muhammad Mojlum Khan

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Muhammad Mojlum Khan
Born Muhammad Mojlum Khan
(1973-12-06) 6 December 1973 (age 43)
Habiganj District, Sylhet Division, Bangladesh
Occupation Writer, literary critic, scholar
Language English
Nationality British
Ethnicity Bengali
Alma mater University of East Anglia
Genre Non-fiction
Subject Islam, comparative religion, contemporary thought, current affairs, History
Years active 1993–present
Spouse Fahmida Khan
Children 2
Relatives Muhammad Pathan Yawar Khan (father)

Muhammad Mojlum Khan (born 6 December 1973) is a Bangladeshi-born British non-fiction writer.

Early life[edit]

Khan was born in Habiganj District, Bangladesh, and was brought up and educated in England.

Khan studied classical Arabic and traditional Islamic sciences at a darul uloom (Islamic seminary). He graduated with a degree in Business and Social Policy from the University of East Anglia.[1]


Khan is a teacher, writer, literary critic, research scholar and researcher in Islamic thought and history. He has published over 150 essays and articles worldwide including 100 essays and articles on Islam, comparative religion, contemporary thought and current affairs. Since the age of 19, he has been a regular contributor to The Muslim News[2][3] He is also a regular contributor on BBC Radio.

Khan is a former president of a university Islamic society and executive member of Federation of Student Islamic Societies in UK and Eire (FOSIS). He is a fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland and a founding director of Bengal Muslim Research Institute UK.[4] He is also chairman of the Ipswich and Suffolk Muslim Council[5] and the manager of the Bangladeshi Support Centre.[6] He is an Imam to Her Majesty's Prison Service.

In September 2011, Khan co-ordinated the 1 Big Multicultural Festival, organised by the Bangladeshi Support Centre (BSC).[7]


Khan is a recipient one international and two national prizes for his essays on Islam.

Personal life[edit]

Khan is married to childminder Fahmida Khan. He lives in Ipswich, Suffolk with his family.[3] In 1988, his father, Muhammad Pathan Yawar Khan, died. He also has two children Muhtadi Khan (born 2001) and Mustafa Khan (born 2003).


Year Title Publisher ISBN
2008 The Muslim 100: The Lives, Thoughts and Achievements of the Most Influential Muslims in History[8][9] Kube Publishing Ltd 978-1847740069
2013 The Muslim Heritage of Bengal: The Lives, Thoughts and Achievements of Great Muslim Scholars, Writers and Reformers of Bangladesh and West Bengal[9][10] 978-1847740526

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Muslim 100 : The Lives, Thoughts, and Achievements of the Most Influential Muslims in History (Muhammad Mojlum Khan)". Islamic Retrieved 1 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Muhammad Mojlum Khan". Kube Publishing. Retrieved 1 October 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "The Muslim Heritage of Bengal: The Lives, Thoughts & Achievements". Kitabun. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "The Team". Bengal Muslim Research Institute. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "The Team". Ipswich and Suffolk Muslim Council. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "The Team". Ipswich and Suffolk Bangladeshi Support Centre. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "1Big Multicultural Festival staged in Ipswich park". Suffolk: BBC News. 31 August 2011. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  8. ^ Elshayyal, M. F (26 September 2008). "Book Review – One hundred influential Muslim personalities". The Muslim News. Retrieved 1 October 2013. 
  9. ^ a b "Book Review – One hundred influential Muslim personalities". Goodreads. Retrieved 1 October 2013. 
  10. ^ Ali, Fuad. M (26 July 2013). "Book Review: Rediscovering the Muslim heritage of Bengal". The Muslim News. Retrieved 1 October 2013. 

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