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Ngagne Dieye Pāthe
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b. 1323/1906, d. 25 Rabīʿ I 1411/14 October 1990.


He was was born in Khelcom Diop in northern Senegal and received his training in Arabic and Islamic studies in Sakal, mainly with two shaykhs from that city: Shaykh Ngagne Dièye and Āle Sarr. Although he received a sound religious training, his main activity was commerce.

However, he taught and wrote during his leisure hours. The following items are to br found in his family library in Sakal:


1. al-Ḥadīth fī taʾrīkh al-Sūdān [Māli] al-Ifrīqī al-gharbī

2. al-Mashyakha fī Kajūr

3. Tuḥfat al-fik…

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“Ngagne Dieye Pāthe”, 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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