Abu Muhammad Abdullah Bin Abdur Rahman Al-Darimi
ابومحمد عبدالله بن عبدالرحمن الدارمي
|Born||181 A.H. (797 CE)|
|Died||255 A.H. (869 CE)|
|Main interest(s)||Hadith studies|
|Notable work(s)||Sunan al-Darimi|
|Occupation||Muhaddith, Hadith compiler, Islamic scholar|
Abu Muhammad Abdullah Bin Abdur Rahman Bin Fadhl Bin Bahraan Bin Abdus Samad At Tamimi Ad Darimi As Samarqandi, commonly known as Imam Darimi, came from the family tribe of Banu Darim Bin Maalik Bin Hanzalah Bin Zaid Bin Manah Bin Tamim. He is also known as Imam Tamimi, in relation to Tamim Bin Murrah, who was amongst the ancestor of Banu Darim.
As stated by Darimi "I was born on the same year in which Imam Abdullah Bin Mubarak had died. And Abdullah Bin Mubarak died in 181 A.H."
ِAl-Darimi transmitted hadiths from Yazid ibn Harun, Abd Allah ibn Awn, and others. A number of scholars transmitted hadiths from him, including Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj, Abu Dawood, Al-Tirmidhi, and Abu Zur’a al-Razi.
- Dhahabi, Imam. Siyar 'Alam al-Nubala [ed. Shu'ayb al-Arnaut]. 17. p. 558.
- (Lubbul Lubaab – Volume 1 – Page 308)
- (Al Ansaab – Volume 1 – Page 478)
- (Tahzibul Kamaal – Volume 15 – Page 216)
- (Sir A'lam al-Nubala - Volume 12 - Page 228)
- (Ta'rikh al-Baghdad - Volume 10 - Page 29)