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Madior Cissé
(182 words)

b. 1919


Samb (1972), 99.


Grandson of Muhammad Mālik Cissé, known as Madior Cissé the Great (See Chapter 9). He was initiated into the Tijāniyya and appointed the deputy of Serigne Babacar Sy in Saint-Louis.

A number of his writings were translated into French and published by ʿAbd Allāh Cissé as Musulmans, pouvoir et société d’après les dits et les écrits de Son Eminence Serigne Madior Cissé. Paris, L’Harmattan, 1998.


1. Aḍwāʾ ʿalā mashrūʿiyyat al-iḥtifāl bi’l-mawlid al-nabawī al-sharīf

On the orthodoxy of ce…

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“Madior Cissé”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 20 April 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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