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Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Died when: 84 years 296 days (1017 months)
Star Sign: Pisces
Maulana Abdul Majid Daryabadi (Urdu: عبدُ الماجِد دریابادی ),(16 March 1892 – 6 January 1977) was an Indian Muslim writer on, and exegete of, the Qur'an. Daryabadi was actively associated with the Khilafat Movement; Royal Asiatic Society, London; Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh; Nadwatul Ulema, Lucknow; Shibli Academy, Azamgarh, and several other leading Islamic and literary organisations. In addition to contributing an extensive commentary on the Qur'an in English, Daryabadi wrote also an independent Tafsir in Urdu published as Tafsir Majidi (Academy of Islamic Research and Publications, Lucknow). He also authored book Hakeem -ul- Ummat in 1950. He also authored a biography, Muhammad Ali Zati Diary, in 1943.