qurandrawn FULL NAME: Ibn ‘Umar ‘Abd al-Azeez Abu ‘Umar al-Azdi al-Baghdaadi (d. 240).

  1. He was born in the year 150 Al-Hijara in Ad-Dur, which is located close to Baghdad.
  2. He was known as Abu Umar
  3. He was blind
  4. He was a distinguished scholar of his time
  5. He was the Imaam of the recitors in his time and is the first one to accumulate all the different qira’aat.
  6. He was an authority on qiraa’ah.
  7. He was the first scholar who collected different Qiraa’aat.
  8. He died in the year 246, may Allah be merciful to him.

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