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Darul Uloom Deoband
دارالعلوم دیوبند
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Type Islamic university
Established 31 May 1866 (154 years ago) (1866-05-31)
Founders Muhammad Qasim Nanautavi, Sayyid Muhammad Abid and others.
Rector Abul Qasim Nomani
Location
Deoband
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Nickname Darul Uloom
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Darul Uloom Deoband is an Islamic university in India. It is the birth place of Sunni Deobandi Islamic movement. It is located in Deoband, a town in Saharanpur district, Uttar Pradesh. It was founded in 1866 by Muhammad Qasim Nanautavi.

History

Darul Uloom Deoband was established on 31 May 1866 by Muhammad Qasim Nanotawi and other scholars in his circle. The founders include Sayyid Muhammad Abid, Mehtab Ali and Nehal Ahmad (brother-in-law of Muhammad Qasim Nanautavi). Mahmud Deobandi was appointed as the first teacher, and Mahmud Hasan Deobandi was the first student who enrolled in the seminary.

It played an important role in the Indian independence movement. It opposed the Two-state solution proposed by All-India Muslim League.

Vice-Chancellors

  1. Sayyid Muhammad Abid (1866 - 1867)
  2. Rafiuddin Deobandi (1867 - 1868)
  3. Sayyid Muhammad Abid (1869 - 1871)
  4. Rafiuddin Deobandi (1872 - 1889
  5. Sayyid Muhammad Abid (1890 - 1892
  6. Fazl Haq (1893 - 1894)
  7. Muneer Ahmad Nanautawi (1894 - 1895)
  8. Hafiz Muhammad Ahmad (1895 - 1930)
  9. Habibur Rahman Usmani (1928 - 1929)
  10. Muhammad Tayyib Qasmi (1928 - 1980)
  11. Marghubur Rahman Bijnori (1982 - 2010
  12. Ghulam Muhammad Vastanvi (10 January 2011 - 24 July 2011)
  13. Abul Qasim Nomani Banarsi (2011 - present)


Coordinates: 29°41′32″N 77°40′39″E / 29.69222°N 77.67750°E / 29.69222; 77.67750

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