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Mansur al-Hallaj
منصور حلاج
Religion Islam
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Born c. 858 CE
Fars
Died 26 March 922(922-03-26) (aged 63–64) CE
Baghdad, Abbasid Caliphate
Influenced Hafiz Shirazi, Attar of Nishapur, Al-Ghazali, Sanai, Rumi, Balım Sultan, Sachal Sarmast, Imadaddin Nasimi, Shah Hussain, Ahmad Yasawi

Abū al-Mughīth Hossein ibn Manūr Al Hallāj (c. 858 - March 26, 922) (Persian: ابوالمغیث حسین بن منصور حلاج) or Hallaj was a Persian poet and writer. Hallaj was born in Shūshtar, Iran. Hallaj memorized the Quran when he was young. He taught Sufism in Baghdad. Muslim scholars were against his teachings. He was imprisoned in Baghdad for eleven years. In the end, he was killed by Abbasid rulers.

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