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Ibn Hazm al-Andalusi
ابن حزم الأندلسي
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Religion Islam
Denomination Sunni
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Born November 7 994 (384 AH)
Córdoba, Caliphate of Córdoba
Died August 15, 1064 (456 AH)
Montíjar, near Huelva, Taifa of Seville
Influenced Ibn Khaldun,

Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani, Adherents of Zahiri madhab,

Muhammad Asad

Abū Muḥammad ʿAlī ibn Aḥmad ibn Saʿīd ibn Ḥazm (Arabic: أبو محمد علي بن احمد بن سعيد بن حزم ; also sometimes known as al-Andalusī aẓ-Ẓāhirī; 7 November 994 – 15 August 1064 [456 AH]) was an Andalusian Muslim polymath, historian, jurist, philosopher, and theologian, born in the Caliphate of Córdoba, present-day Spain. Described as one of the strictest hadith interpreters, Ibn Hazm was a leading proponent and codifier of the Zahiri school of Islamic thought and produced a reported 400 works, of which only 40 still survive. In all, his written works amounted to some 80 000 pages. The Encyclopaedia of Islam refers to him as having been one of the leading thinkers of the Muslim world,

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