Muḥammad Sambo b. Modibbo Aḥmad b. Mujayli
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known as Sambo Kulwa, al-Fallātī al-Jaghādī al-Tūrudī al-Kulawī, b. 15 Rajab 1176/30 January 1763, d. 1264/1847-8.

Sources

Introduction to Kanz al-awlād.

Biography

He received his early educated in Kulwa, then his father entrusted him to a Fulani scholar called al-ḥājj Aḥmad b. Ḥamza al-Tūrudi al-Fūtī al-Māsīnī al-Tunbukhtī (sic). With him he travelled to Futa [Toro] for three years, to Masina for two years and to Timbuktu for a further two years. His only known work was written at the request of ʿAbd Allāh b. Muḥamm…

Cite this page
“Muḥammad Sambo b. Modibbo Aḥmad b. Mujayli”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 26 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20006_1a_12>
First published online: 2016



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