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ʿAbd al-Qādir b. al-Muṣṭafā al-Tūrūdī
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known as Abdulƙadiri ɗan Tafa, b. 1219/1804, d. 1280/1864.


Al-Ḥājj Saʿīd, Taʾrīkh Sukkutu in Houdas (1898), 200, 209; Barth (1965), iii, 136, 146; Last (1965a), 7-8; Last (1967a), xxxxiii-xxxiv, 162-3; Ahmed (n.d.); Kani (1986a & c), (1987), (1988), 103-22; Bello (1994), 21.


He studied first with his father and then with his uncles, Muḥammad Bello, Muḥammad al-Bukhārī and, from 1234/1819, Muḥammad Sambo, the latter being his mentor in Sufism, for whom he retained a life-long devotion. …

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“ʿAbd al-Qādir b. al-Muṣṭafā al-Tūrūdī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 03 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2016

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