Syed Nazeer Husain

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Born 1805
Died May 1902 (aged 96–97)
Region India
Religion Islam
Denomination Wahhabi
Hussain's address to Queen Victoria on her Golden Jubilee in 1887 in Persian.

Syed Nazeer Husain (1805-1902) was a religious leader of India. Husain was raised a Shiite, but later abandoned that faith.[1] He began his studies in Sadikpur before continuing his learning in Delhi in 1826. He was the leader of the modern reform Ahl-i Hadith movement.[2]


  1. ^ Kenneth W. Jones (1989). Socio-Religious Reform Movements in British India, Volume 3 (reprint ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 56. ISBN 9780521249867. 
  2. ^ Utsa Ray (5 Jan 2015). Culinary Culture in Colonial India (illustrated ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 183. ISBN 9781107042810.