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Abdel-Halim Mahmoud

Egyptian Sufi and Sheikh

Died when: 68 years 158 days (821 months)
Star Sign: Taurus

 

Abdel-Halim Mahmoud Sheikh Abdel-Halim Mahmoud (Arabic: الإمام الأكبر عبدالحليم محمود‎) (12 May 1910 – 17 October 1978; 2 Jumaada al-awal 1328 A.H. - 14 The al-Qi`dah 1398 A.H.) served as Grand Imam of al-Azhar from 1973 until his death in 1978. Called “avuncular and beloved” by some, he was known for his modernizing approach to teaching at Al-Azhar University, preaching moderation and embracing modern science as a religious duty.
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