Abd al-Aziz Ibn Baz

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Abd al-Aziz Ibn Baz
Born(1910-11-21)21 November 1910
Died13 May 1999(1999-05-13) (aged 88)
Resting placeAl Adl cemetery, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Nationality Saudi Arabian
  • Ahmed bin Baz
  • Abd Allah bin Baz
  • Abdel Rahman bin Baz
  • Khaled bin Baz
  • Abdullah bin Baz (father)
RegionMiddle East
Senior posting
Influenced by

Abd al-Aziz ibn Abdullah Bin Baz (Arabic: عبد العزيز بن عبد الله بن باز ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz bin ʿAbdullāh bin Bāz) (21 November 1912 - 13 May 1999), also known as Sheikh Bin Baz, was a Saudi Arabian Islamic scholar. He dedicated his life to the spiritual guidance of his students and the Muslim community at large, and was particularly concerned with the state of the Islamic world. He was the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia from 1993 until his death in 1999. He was got King Faisal International Prize for Service to Islam in 1982.[5]

His intense knowledge of Islamic doctrine and shar’ia and significant contributions to Islamic research and education gained him the respect of Muslims worldwide.

References[change | change source]

  1. Kepel (2004), p. 186.
  2. "اغتيال قائد جيش الإسلام زهران علوش بغارة يعتقد أنها روسية". أنا برس. 2015-12-25. Archived from the original on 2017-02-02.
  3. "الشيخ المجاهد "زهران علوش".. سيرة قائد طلب الشهادة فنالها". هيئة الشام الإسلامية. January 28, 2016. Archived from the original on February 2, 2017.
  4. Who's Who in the Arab World 1990-1991, pg. 123. Part of the Who's Who series. Edited by Gabriel M. Bustros. Beirut: Publitec Publications, 10th ed. ISBN 2903188076
  5. "King Faisal Prize | Shaikh Abd Al-Aziz A. Bin Baz". Retrieved 2021-09-10.

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Religious titles
Preceded by
Muhammad ibn Ibrahim Al ash-Sheikh
Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia
Succeeded by
Abdul-Azeez ibn Abdullaah Aal ash-Shaikh