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Khiḍr b. Muḥammad
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known as Malam Haliru, d. Ramaḍān 1411/18 March-16 April 1991.


Historian of Wurno, who wrote mainly in Hausa or a mixture of Hausa and Arabic. See John Philips, “A history manuscript in Hausa ajami from Wurno, Nigeria”, History in Africa, xvi (1989), 389-95; “Two Arabic-Hausa histories of Wurno by Malam Haliru Muhammad Wurno”, Annals of the Japanese Association of Middle Eastern Studies, iv/2 (1989), 192-210, v (1990), 499-520.

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“Khiḍr b. Muḥammad”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 24 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2016

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