Shaikh Ibrahim al-Haidari

Shaikh Ibrahim al-Haidari (died after 1860) was an Ottoman historian and anthropologist of the mid-19th century in Ottoman Iraq. He has been cited as "one of the most perspicacious historians of the period".[1] Based in Baghdad, he was the author of a noted regional history of Baghdad, Basra, Kuwait and Najd in 1860, in which he "sought to recreate a regional world, tying southern Iraq to Kuwait, Arabistan/Khuzistan and central Arabia.[2]


  1. ^ Fattah, Hala Mundhir (1997). The Politics of Regional Trade in Iraq, Arabia, and the Gulf, 1745-1900. SUNY Press. p. 30. ISBN 978-0-7914-3113-9. Retrieved 13 May 2012.
  2. ^ Bennis, Phyllis; Moushabeck, Michel (1991). Beyond the Storm: A Gulf Crisis Reader. Interlink Books. p. 39. ISBN 978-0-940793-82-8. Retrieved 13 May 2012.