‘Abd al-Malik b. ‘Isa al-Tarkanu (fl. 1823)

Popular Name(s):

Origin: Terengganu

Location(s): Medina (1239/1823)

Biographical Details: He was the descendant of ‘Abd al-Malik (Tok Pulau Manis) of Terengganu. After studying for some years in Mecca, he returned to Terengganu to spread texts and teachings. He taught at Sungai Rengas in Kuala Terengganu.


  1. Shaykh Da’ud b. ‘Abd Allah al-Fatani (1769-1847), Mecca


  1. Tok Pulai Chondong (c.1792-1873), in Sungai Rengas, Kuala Terengganu

Scribed Work(s):

  1. PNM 161 – 1239 AH [1823-4 CE]; the archive’s catalog misidentified this as the scribing of ‘Abd al-Malik b. ‘Abd Allah al-Tarkanu (1650-1736), who was in fact, the author.


  • Abdullah, H. W. M. Shaghir. Syeikh Daud bin Abdullah al-Fatani: Ulama dan Pengarang Terulung Asia Tenggara. Shah Alam: Penerbitan Hizbi, 1990.

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