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Muḥammad b. ʿAbd Allāh Niyās al-Kawlakhī
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known as Khalīfa Muḥammad, b. 2 Ramaḍān 1298/29 July 1881, d. 2 Shaʿbān 1378/1 March 1959

Sources

See Marty, (1917), i, 137-8; Samb (1972), 213-20; Gueye (1983), 26-7; Gray (1988); Kane (2000); see also biog., at beginning of comm. of Muḥammad al-Mukhtār al-Sharīf al-Ḥasanī al-ʿAlawī to al-Kibīt al-aḥmar (see below), repr. as foreword to 2nd edn. of al-Juyūsh al-ṭullaʿ.

Biography

Born at Selik in Sine-Saloum, Muhammad b. ʿAbd Allah Niasse, known as khalīfa, was the eldest son of ʿAbd Allah Niasse. Like his brothers, including Ibrā…

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“Muḥammad b. ʿAbd Allāh Niyās al-Kawlakhī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 24 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_40006_2_2>
First published online: 2016



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