ʿUthmān b. Muḥammad Fodiye b. ʿUthmān b. Ṣāliḥ al-Fallātī al-Ashʿarī al-Mālikī
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ʿUthmān b. Muḥammad Fodiye b. ʿUthmān b. Ṣāliḥ al-Fallātī al-Ashʿarī al-Mālikī, known in Arabic as Ibn Fūdī, in Fulfulde as Usmanu bi Fodiye, and in Hausa as Usmanu ɗan Fodio or simply the Shehu, b. 29 Ṣafar 1168/15 December 1754, d. 3 Jumādā II 1232/20 April 1817.

GAL S II, 894; Fih. fah, ii, 777; Infāq, 29-195; Tazyīn, passim; Kensdale (1955); H.F.C. Smith (1961b); Hiskett (1962); Elmasri (1963); al-Ḥajj (1964); Last & al-Hajj (1965); Last (1967a); Hiskett (1973); al-Hajj (1974/7); Martin (1976b); Balogun (1977a & b); Junaidu b. Muhammad Bukhari (1977); al-Ilūrī (1978); Elmasri (1978),…

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“ʿUthmān b. Muḥammad Fodiye b. ʿUthmān b. Ṣāliḥ al-Fallātī al-Ashʿarī al-Mālikī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 21 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20002_3>
First published online: 2016



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