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ʿAbd al-Qādir b. Sh. ʿUthmān b. Muḥammad Fodiye
(172 words)

b. 1222/1807-8, d. c. 1250/1834-5.

Sources

Taʾlīf wajīz, 23-4; ʿArf al-rayḥān, 36-42; Last (1967a), xli, 81, 156.

Biography

He studied under his father and was known for his knowledge of Arabic and his poetical skills. He was killed in the course of Muḥammad Bello’s campaign against Anka in Zamfara, and was buried at Barāya Zāki. Elegies were written on him by Abū Bakr b. Aḥmad b. al-Qāḍī and the wazir Junayd (qq.v.).

Works

1. Q. lāmiyya fī madḥ al-shaykh al-Mukhtār al-Kuntī.

Poem in praise of al-Mukhtār al-Kuntī.

MS: Paris(BN), 5599, ff.…

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“ʿAbd al-Qādir b. Sh. ʿUthmān b. Muḥammad Fodiye”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 24 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20005_2_5>
First published online: 2016



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