Mohamed Siddiq El-Minshawi

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Muhammed Siddique Minshawi
Native name الشيخ محمد الصديق المنشاوي
Born January 1, 1920
Cairo, Upper Egypt
Died June 20, 1969(1969-06-20) (aged 49)
Other names Alqari As-Sheikh Mohammed Siddiq Al-Minshawi

Mohamed Siddiq El-Minshawi (Arabic: الشيخ محمد الصديق المنشاوي, 1 January 1920 – 20 June 1969) was an Egyptian Qur'anic reciter. He was born in Cairo. He was the son of Siddiq El-Minshawi and the brother of Mahmoud El-Minshawi, who is also a famous reciter.

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Muhammad Siddiq El-Minshawi has become a household name across the Muslim world. He traveled to many countries outside of his homeland, including Indonesia, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Palestine (Al-Aqsa Mosque), Saudi Arabia and Syria. He helped children with the Quran.

He was significantly influenced by his father, Muhammad Siddiq El-Minshawi, also a protégé of Mohamed Salamah, a famous reciter of the 20th century. He studied the rules of recitation under Ibrahim As-Su'oodi at a young age.