Abdullah Yusuf Ali
Indian Islamic scholarDied when: 81 years 240 days (979 months)
Star Sign: Aries
Abdullah Yusuf Ali, CBE, MA, LL.M, FRSA, FRSL (;Urdu: عبداللہ یوسف علی; 14 April 1872 – 10 December 1953) was a British-Indian barrister and Shi'i scholar in the Dawoodi Bohra tradition who wrote a number of books about Islam including a translation of the Qur'an.
A supporter of the British war effort during World War I, Ali received the CBE in 1917 for his services to that cause.
He died in London in 1953.