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Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ Kańbō Lāhawrī
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, Indo-Muslim historian and stylist whose exact dates of both birth and death are unknown but who flourished in the 11th/17th century under the Mug̲h̲al emperors S̲h̲āh Ḏj̲ahān and Awrangzīb [q.vv.]. He may have been the younger brother of the historian and littérateur ʿInāyat Allāh Kańbō (d. 1082/1671 [q.v.]), if Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ’s reference to this last person, his master and patron, as birādar-i kalān “elder brother” is to be taken literally.

Virtually nothing is known of his life, but he was a government official in Lahore, where his tomb still exists and where in 1079/1…

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Bosworth, C.E., “Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ Kańbō Lāhawrī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 15 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_8843>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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