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Muḥammad Mālik b. ʿAbd Allāh b. ʿUmar al-Mālikī al-Qādirī
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called Madior Malick Cissé, b. 1848, d. 19 March 1893.


Samb (1972) 99-106; Hasan Cissé (1990).


His father Goumba Cissé originated from a village named Wanaar located in the region of Kaolack (Central Sénégal). Goumba Cissé left Wanaar around 1836 to settle in Saint-Louis, where he married a woman named Lala Seck who gave bith to Madior Malick Cissé around 1848 in Ndar Toute, a quarter of Saint-Louis.

In most of his letters, this author signed as Malik Cissé. In one of his poem s, he signed as Madior Mali…

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“Muḥammad Mālik b. ʿAbd Allāh b. ʿUmar al-Mālikī al-Qādirī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 24 March 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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