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Name Function
ʿUthmān al-Rawwāf


ʿUthmān Amīn

Writer; Author; Thinker

ʿUthmān ibn ʿAffān‎ (Caliph)

Third Caliph of the Rashidun Empire (643-655); Companion of the Prophet Muhammad

ʿUthmān Muḥammad ʿAlī

Leader of the "Qur'ānists" Organization - a group that advocates following only the Qur'ān because it is allegedly more historical than the sunnah

ʿUthmān ʿAllām


‎`Abd al-Ḥamīd `Atiyah (Dr.)
‎`Ādil Nu`mān
‎`Alā’ `Ābid
‎`Azām Tamīmi
‎‘Abd al-Ḥamīd II (Sultan) ‎

Ottoman Sultan [1842-1918]

‎‘Abd Allāh al-Rumayḥī ‎
‘Abbūd al-Zumur ( A leading Member Of al-Jamā’ah al-Islāmīyah--Egypt)
‘Abd al- Azīz (Governor of Egypt)
‘Abd Allāh al-Ghumī
‘Alī ‘Abd al-Bāqī
‘Yūsuf’ Ma Dexin [Ma Tesing] (Chinese Islamic Scholar)

‘Yusuf’ Ma Dexin (1794-1874) – Chinese Muslim scholar from Yunnan, who travelled the Islamic heartlands for several years. Ma Dexin performed the hajj and studied several years at Al-Azhar University, where he established links between Cairo and his native Yunnan province. Ma is credited with translating the Qur’an into Chinese for the first time. 

“Dr. George Habīb Bibāwī