Muhammad Nur b. Muhammad al-Fatani, Shaykh (1873-1944)

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Biographical Details: b. 1290/1873, in Mecca. He was the second of seven children of Muhammad b. ‘Isma’il Daudi al-Fatani. His mother, Sharifah Aminah b. Sayyid Faraj, was from Egypt. He married Safiah, daughter of Tok Wan Ali Kutan al-Kalantani. d. 1363/1944, in Mecca.

He lived most of his life in Mecca and pursued his education there and in Cairo. He afterwards taught in Mecca.

Teachers:

  1. Shaykh Ahmad Muhammad Zayn al-Fatani (1856-1908), fiqh, falak
  2. Haji ‘Abd al-Rahman Gudang, falak

Students:

  1. Datuk Haji Muhammad Nur b. ‘Ibrahim, Mufti of Kelantan
  2. Haji ‘Abd Allah b. Fahim, Pulau Pinang*
  3. Haji Ahmad b. ‘Abd al-Wahhab al-Fusani, Patani
  4. Hassan b. Yahya al-Jambui, who wrote a book on falak titled, Na’il al-Matlub fi ‘amal al-Jayub

Authored Writing(s):

  1. Kifayat al-muhtadi

References:

  1. Abdullah, Hj. Wan Mohd. Shaghir. Penyebaran Islam & Silsilah Ulama: Sejagat Dunia Melayu, vol. 10. Kuala Lumpur: Khazaniah Fathaniyah, 1999: 36-7.
  2. Fatani, Ahmad Fathy al-. Ulama Besar dari Patani. Bangi: Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 2002: 268-9.

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