b. 1300/1882-83, d. 13 Jumādā I 1363/6 May 1944.
Khartoum (NRO), Cairint, 2/32/263 (1 August 1915); Ḍirār (1981), 127. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān’s grandson, ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Ṭāhir ʿAbd al-Raḥmān, mimeographed some of his poems and distributed 1,600 copies among the family; no one was able to show me one in 1988.
Born in the mountains near Erkowit, ʿAbd al-Raḥmān lived after the Mahdiyya in Ḥumarī with his brother Muḥammad, who in the early 1910s sent him back as his representative to Tokar/Erkowit. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān’s reserve vis-à-vis th…