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Who is Imam Malik ibn Anas?

Who is Imam Malik ibn Anas?

Imam Malik ibn Anas was born in 93 Hijri (711 AD) in the village called Zul-Marwa in Madina. His father, grandfather, and great grandfather were all renowned people among the scholars of Hadith.

What is the name of Malik’s father?

His full name was Abu Abdullah Mālik ibn Anas ibn Mālik Ibn Abī ‘Āmir Ibn ‘Amr Ibnul-Hārith Ibn Ghaimān Ibn Khuthail Ibn ‘Amr Ibnul-Haarith. Malik was born the son of Anas ibn Malik (who is not the Sahabi with the same name) and Aaliyah bint Shurayk al-Azdiyya in Medina circa 711.

How many teachers did Imam Malik have?

It is reported that Imam Malik had 900 teachers, including Imam Sihab Az Zuhri, Abdur Rahman ibn Qasim ibn Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr As Siddique, Amir Ibn Abdullah ibn Zubayr ibn Awwam, and Nafi Ibn Abi Nu’aym, who was the freed slave of the famous Companion Abdullah Ibn Umar.

How old was Imam Malik when he died?

Imam Malik died in 179 Hijri (795 AD) when he was 87 years old. The news of his death engulfed the entire Ummah with grief. When Sufiyan ibnu Uhaina heard about the demise of Imam Malik, he said with a heavy heart that no second one can be found on the face of the earth after Imam Malik.