Rabey Hasani Nadwi

Mohammad Rabey Hasani Nadwi (born 1 October 1929) is an Indian Sunni Islamic scholar, who serves as the president of All India Muslim Personal Law Board and the chancellor of Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama and patron Islamic Fiqh Academy, India. He is also the Vice President of the Aalami Rabita Adab-e-Islami, Riyadh (K.S.A.), a founding member of Muslim World League. He has been regularly listed among the 500 Most Influential Muslims of the world.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

Rabey Hasani Nadvi
8th Chancellor of Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama
Assumed office
Preceded byAbul Hasan Ali Hasani Nadwi
9th Principal of Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama
In office
Preceded byMuhibbullah Lari Nadwi
Succeeded bySaeed-ur-Rahman Azmi Nadvi
President of All India Muslim Personal Law Board
Assumed office
Preceded byQazi Mujahidul Islam Qasmi[1]
Born (1929-10-01) 1 October 1929 (age 91)
DenominationSunni Islam
Muslim leader
AwardsPresidential Award 1970 [2]

His disciples include Ijteba Nadwi.[12]

Early life and educationEdit

Rabey Hasani Nadwi was born on 1 October 1929 at Takia Kalan, Raebareli, UP, India in the family of Rasheed Ahmad Hasani.[13] He is a nephew of author and reformer Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi.[citation needed]

Nadwi gained primary education from his family maktab at Raebareli and joined Darul-uloom Nadwatul Ulama for higher studies. He graduated in 1957.[citation needed]


Nadwi became Assistant Professor at Nadwatul Ulama, Lucknow in 1952, head of its Arabic Department in 1955, and the Dean of Faculty of Arabic in 1970.[citation needed]

He received an award from Indian Council Uttar Pradesh and a Presidential Award for his contribution to Arabic language and literature.[14]

Nadwi became Vice Chancellor of Nadwatul Ulama in 1993, Chancellor in 2000, and Rector after the death of Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi.[citation needed]

He succeeded Mujahidul Islam Qasmi as the President of All India Muslim Personal Law Board.[10]

Literary worksEdit

  • Life of Prophet Muhammad
  • Indian Muslims: The Great 100
  • Ghubar-e-Karwan


A doctorate titled Indian contributions to Arabic literature: a study on Mohd Rabe Hasani Nadwi was written at the Assam University.[14]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Rabey Hasani Nadwi re-elected president of AIMPlB".
  2. ^ "Syed Mohammad Rabe Hasani Nadvi".
  3. ^ "The Muslim 500: Rabey-Hasani-Nadvi". Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Times of India on 22 most influential Muslims in India". Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  5. ^ Gazette, The Milli (27 March 2012). "Tolerance is necessary to maintain world peace: Maulana Rabey Nadwi". Milligazette.com. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Islamic Voice". Islamicvoice.com. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  7. ^ "Loading..." Radianceweekly.com. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Rahul Meets AIMPLB President Maulana Rabey Hasan Nadwi". Daijiworld.com. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Madrassas to fight for women's talaq power". Dnaindia.com. 20 February 2012. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  10. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 September 2008. Retrieved 24 April 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  11. ^ "Bhatkallys.com News, Audio and Video Portal". Bhatkallys.org. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  12. ^ AHMED, MOBAROK. "Disciples of Rabey Hasani Nadwi". A study on Arabic prose writers in India with special reference to Maulana Muhammad Rabey Hasani Nadwi (PDF). Gauhati University. pp. 150–151.
  13. ^ "Syed Mohammad Rabe Hasani Nadvi - Darul Musannefin Shibli Academy". Shibliacademy.org. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  14. ^ a b Sulaiman A.F.M. Indian contributions to Arabic literature _ a study on Mohd Rabe Hasani Nadwi. Chapter 4: Assam University-Shodhganga. p. 149. hdl:10603/92992. Retrieved 5 April 2020.CS1 maint: location (link)

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