Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Exegete, JournalistDied when: 84 years 296 days (1017 months)
Star Sign: Pisces
Maulana Abdul Majid Daryabadi (16 March 1892 – 6 January 1977), was an Indian Muslim writer on, and exegete of the Qur'an.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 the book Hakeem -ul- Ummat in 1950.He also authored a biography, Muhammad Ali Zati Diary, in 1943.He is highly influenced by Ashraf Ali Thanwi and Hussain Ahmad Madani.
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.