known as al-Ṭalba al-kabīr, d. 25 Shaʿbān 1297/2 August 1880.
K. al-istidhkār, 271-4.
A descendant of the celebrated eighteenth-century scholar Muḥammad b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Hajrami (q.v.), he studied under his father and then at al-Azhar. He was qāḍī of the Shehu’s council and is described in K. al-Istidhkār as a great muḥaddith and a celebrated exegete. He taught many scholars of Bornu, Bagirmi and Wadai. An elegy for him by one of his students is included in K. al-istidhkār.
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