Ahmad ibn Hanbal

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Abū ʿAbdillāh Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad Ibn Ḥanbal al-Thuhli
أَبُو عَبْد ٱلله أَحْمَد ابْن مُحَمَّد ابْن حَنۢبَل الذهلي
Ahmad bin Hanbal Name.png
Aḥmad bin Ḥanbal's name in Arabic calligraphy
TitleSheikh ul-Islam, Imam
Personal
BornNovember 780 CE
Rabi-ul-Awwal 164 AH[1]
Baghdad, Abbasid Caliphate[2]
Died2 August 855 CE
12 Rabi-ul-Awwal 241 AH (aged 74-75)[1]
Baghdad, Abbasid Caliphate[3]
ReligionIslam
EthnicityArab
EraIslamic Golden Age
RegionIraq
JurisprudenceIjtihad
CreedSunni
Main interest(s)Fiqh, Hadith, Aqeedah[3]
Notable idea(s)Hanbali madhhab
Notable work(s)Musnad Ahmad ibn Hanbal
Radd ʿala’l-Ḏj̲ahmiyya wa’l-Zanādiḳa
Kitāb al-Sunnah
OccupationScholar of Islam, muhaddith
Senior posting

Imam Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Humble Abu Abdullah Al-Shaibani (60-655 AD/164-241 AH) (Arabic: بنحمد بن محمد بن حنبل أبو عبد الله الشياڻي), was a famous Islamic figure, scholar of Islamic law and hadith. One of the four traditional schools of Islam, the Hanbali school, is based on its interpretation. Imam Ahmad Shaikhul Islam is known in the Muslim world . Musnad, a collection of hadiths compiled by Imam Ahmad, is considered his great work.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "مناهج أئمة الجرح والتعديل". Ibnamin.com. Retrieved 2010-03-21.
  2. The History of Persia by John Malcolm – Page 245
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 A Literary History of Persia from the Earliest Times Until Firdawsh by Edward Granville Browne – Page 295