Mohammed al-Ifrani

Mohammed al-Ifrani (1670-1747) was a Moroccan historian. From the Banu Ifran tribe. He is noted as the author of Safwat man intashar, a compilation of biographies of 17th-century Moroccan saints, as well as his 1724 history of the Saadi Dynasty.[1][2]


  1. ^ Hunwick, John O. (2003). Timbuktu and the Songhay Empire. Brill. ISBN 90-04-12822-0.
  2. ^ Peter N. Stearns, The Encyclopedia of World History, p. 365

External linksEdit

  • John O. Hunwick, Timbuktu and the Songhay Empire: Al-Sa'Di's Ta'Rikh Al-Sudan Down to 1613, BRILL, 2003, p. 309 "Al-Ifrani's Account of the Saadian conquest of Songhay" [1] (retrieved 25-09-2011)

Further readingEdit

Ketabooks, Muhammad Al Saghir Al Ifrani, Safwat mani Intashar (biographies of 16th century saints), 2004