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ʿAlī b. Mālik Sall
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b. 24 Rabīʿ II 1382/23 September 1962


Born in Saint-Louis, he studied the Qurʾān and Arabic language in the Ḥanafiyya Institute of Louga. In 1988 he traveled to Iraq for higher education. He did not stay there long, but abandoned his studies at the outbreak of the Gulf War in 1990. His writings comprise mainly poetry dominated by panegyrics of the Prophet Muḥammad and of . Aḥmad al-Tijānī. He now teaches at the Ḥanafiyya Institute established by his father in Louga. The works listed below are all manuscripts to be found in the collection of Sh. Tijā…

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“ʿAlī b. Mālik Sall”, 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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