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Pickthall, Marmaduke
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Marmaduke William Pickthall (1875–1936), also known as Muhammad Marmaduke Pickthall, was a British Muslim writer and Islamic scholar whose English translation of the Qurʾān was published in 1930. He was born in London on 7 April 1875, the eldest child of the Reverend Charles Grayson Pickthall (1822–81) and his second wife, Mary Hale (née O’Brien, 1836–1904). Largely educated privately, Pickthall attempted unsuccessfully to become a Royal Engineer in the British army and failed to join the Levant c…

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Gilham, Jamie, “Pickthall, Marmaduke”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Devin J. Stewart. Consulted online on 29 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_59538>
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