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al-Ṭāhir b. Abī Bakr Lamba Dukure
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b. 1930


Behrman (1970); biog. notes inside covers of Les bases de la voie at-Tijania


Born in Malicounda, some 80 km. from Dakar, he studied the Qurʾān and tawḥīd with his father. He later studied Arabic literature in Riyaḍ. After Senegalese independence in 1960 he became President Senghor’s cultural and religious affairs counsellor, and then minister of religios affairs until 1967. He has also been a leading personality of the Hamawiyya in Senegal.


1. al-Daʿwa al-ḥamawiyya fī mirʾāt al-ṭarīqa al-Tijāniyya

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“al-Ṭāhir b. Abī Bakr Lamba Dukure”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 06 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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