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Syed Ameer Ali (1849-1928) was an Indian Muslim religious scholar and teacher at the Aligarh Muslim University, who is credited for his contributions to the education of Indian Muslims, as well as the development of political philosophy for Muslims. He was a signatory to the 1906 Quran Petition and founding-member of the All India Muslim League, and a contemporary of Muhammad Iqbal. In 1883, he was nominated to the membership of the Governor General Council. He became a professor of law in Calcutta University in 1881. In 1890 he was made a judge in the Calcutta High Court. He founded the political organisation, Central National Muhamedan Association, in Calcutta in 1877. He established the London Muslim League in 1908. In 1909, he became the first Indian to sit as a Law Lord of the Privy Council. He was honoured with a peerage by the British government for his efforts which added Rt Hon to his title. In 1910, he established the first mosque in London. His works include: Students' Handbook of Mohammedan Law (1892), The Life and Teachings of Mohammed; or, The Spirit of Islam (1893) and A Short History of the Saracens (1899).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781409901914
ISBN-10: 1409901912
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 27mm)
Pages: 476
Imprint: Dodo Press
Publisher: Dodo Press
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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