List of people who memorized the Quran

This is a sub-article to Hafiz

This is a list of notable people who have completely memorized the Quran. Estimates of how many Huffaz (plural of Hafiz, being a single memorizer of the Quran) there have been range into the millions, across many ethnic, socio-economic, and geographical divisions.[citation needed] This is not a representative sampling of Hafizes.


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