known as Abū Ḥurayba, b. c. 1208/1794; d. 1268/1852.
Mubārak, Khiṭaṭ, iv, 49-50, a notice of Abū Ḥurayba composed by Sh. Sayyid al-Bājūrī al-Shāfiʿī of al-Azhar, one of his students (Shifāʾ al-qulūb, 106); a translation is given in Delanoue (1982), 324-26; al-Ibāna, 113-14; Tāj al-tafāsīr, tarjama, 8.
The principal Egyptian khalīfa of Muḥammad ʿUthmān al-Mīrghanī; shaykh at al-Azhar and khaṭīb and imām of the mosque of Umm al-Sulṭān al-Ashraf from 1253/1837-38 until his death. He appears to have b…