Muḥaddithūn & Scholars

This list displays brief information regarding the Muḥaddithūn & Scholars accredited on this site who issued gradings, conducted analysis, and gave explanations. Any Muḥaddith or Scholar that is missing is due to shortage of information or a delay in updates.

  • Muḥammad ibn Ismāʿīl al-Bukhārī (d. 256 AH/870 CE): from Bukhārā, Uzbekistan — Compiler of Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārīal-Adab al-Mufradat-Tārīkh al-Kabīr, and more.
  • Muslim ibn al-Ḥajjāj (d. 261 AH/875 CE): from Nīshāpūr, Irān — Compiler of Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim, at-Tamyīz, and more.
  • Abū Ḥātim ar-Rāzī (d. 277 AH/890 CE): from Ray, Irān — Author of ʿAqīdah ar-Rāzīyayn, Kitāb az-Zuhd, and more.
  • Muḥammad ibn ‛Īsá ibn Sawrah ibn Mūsá ibn aḍ-Ḍaḥḥāk at-Tirmidhī (d. 279 AH/892 CE): from Tirmidh, Uzbekistan — Compiler of Jāmiʿ at-Tirmidhī, Shamā’il Muḥammadīyyah, and more.
  • Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq ibn Khuzaymah (d. 311 AH/923 CE): from Nīshāpūr, Irān — Compiler of Ṣaḥīḥ ibn Khuzaymah, Kitāb at-Tawḥīd, and more.
  • Aḥmad aṭ-Ṭaḥāwī (d. 321 AH/933 CE): from Ṭaḥā al-ʿAmidah, Egypt — Author of al-ʿAqīdah aṭ-Ṭaḥāwīyyah, Sharḥ Mushkil al-Athār, Sharḥ Ma’ānī al-Athār, and more.
  • Muḥammad ibn Ḥibbān al-Bustī (d. 354 AH/965 CE): from Bust (present-day Lashkargāh), Afghānistān — Compiler of Ṣaḥīḥ ibn Ḥibbān, Rawḍah al-ʿUqalā’, al-Majrūḥīn, and more.
  • Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Ajurrī (d. 360 AH/970 CE): from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — Compiler of Kitāb ash-Sharīʿah, Akhlāq al-ʿUlamā, Kitāb al-Arba’īn Ḥadīthān, and more.
  • Sulaymān ibn Aḥmad at-Ṭabarānī (d. 360 AH/971 CE): from Ṭabariyyā, Palestine — Compiler of al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr, al-Mu’jam aṣ-Ṣaghīr, al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ, and more.
  • Muḥammad ibn ʿAbdullāh al-Hākim an-Nishāpurī (d. 405 AH/1014 CE): from Nīshāpūr, Irān — Compiler of al-Mustadrak ʿala aṣ-Ṣaḥīḥayn.
  • Hibatullāh ibn al-Ḥasan al-Lālikā’ī (d. 418 AH/1026 CE): from Ṭabaristān, Irān — Compiler of Sharḥ Uṣūl al-I’tiqādKarāmāt al-Awliyā’, and more.
  • Abū Nuʿaym al-Iṣfahānī (d. 430 AH/1039 CE): from Iṣfahān, Irān — Compiler of Ḥilyah al-Awliyā’Kitāb al-Ḍu’afāh’Ṣifah an-Nifāq wa Na’t al-Munāfiqīn, and more.
  • Abū Naṣr as-Sijzī (d. 444 AH/1052 CE): from Sijistān (present-day Sistān), Irān — Compiler of al-Ibānah al-Kubrā.
  • Yusūf ibn ʿAbdullāh ibn Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Barr (d. 463 AH/1071 CE): from Shāṭiba, al-Andalus — Author of at-Tamhīd, Jāmiʿ Bayān al-ʿĪlm wa Faḍluhu, al-Jāmiʿ lil-Adāb, and more.
  • ʿAbd al-Ḥaqq al-Ishbilī (d. 581 AH/1185 CE): from Ishbīlīyyah, al-Andalus — Author of al-Aḥkām al-Kubrá, al-Jāmiʿ Bayān aṣ-Ṣaḥīḥayn, al-ʿAqibah, and more.
  • ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān ibn al-Jawzī (d. 597 AH/1201 CE): from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — Compliler of al-Mawḍūʾāt, Dham al-Hawā, Ṣayd al-Khāṭir, and more.
  • Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wāid al-Maqdisī (d. 643 AH/1245 CE): from al-Quds, Palestine — Compiler of al-Aḥādīth al-Mukhtārah.
  • ʻAbd al-ʻAẓīm ibn ʻAbd al-Qawī al-Mundhirī (d. 656 AH/1258 CE): from Cairo, Egypt — Compiler of at-Targhīb wa at-Tarhīb, Mukhtaṣar Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim, and more.
  • Yaḥyā ibn Sharaf an-Nawawī (d. 676 AH/1277 CE): from Nawā, Syria — Compiler of Riyāḍ aṣ-Ṣāliḥīnal-Arba’ūn an-Nawawīyyah, al-Adhkār, and more.
  • Aḥmad ibn Taymīyyah al-Ḥarrānī (d. 728 AH/1328 CE): from Ḥarrān, Turkey — Author of Majmū’ al-Fatāwā, al-ʿAqīdah al-Wasiṭīyyah, Manhāj as-Sunnah an-Nabawīyyah, and more.
  • Yūsuf ibn Zakī al-Mizzī (d. 742 AH/1341 CE): from Ḥalab, Syria — Compiler of Tahdhīb al-Kamāl.
  • Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn ‘Uthmān ibn Qaymāz adh-Dhahabī (d. 748 AH/1348 CE): from Damascus, Syria — Compiler of Siyar A’lām an-Nubalā’Tārīkh al-IslāmTadhkirah al-Ḥuffāẓ, and more.
  • Muḥammad ibn Qayyim al-Jawzīyya ad-Dimashqī (d. 751 AH/1350 CE): from Damascus, Syria — Author of I’lām al-Mūwaqi’īnZād al-Ma’ādal-Fawāʼid, and more.
  • ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān ibn Rajab al-Ḥanbalī (d. 795 AH/1393 CE): from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — Author of Fatḥ al-BārīJāmiʿ al-‘Ulūm wa al-ḤikamFaḍl ʿĪlm as-Salaf ʻala ʿĪlm al-Khalaf, and more.
  • ʿUmar ibn ʿAlī ibn al-Mulaqqin (d. 804 AH/1401 CE): from Egypt — Author of al-Badr al-Munīr, ʿUmdah al-Muḥtāj, al-I’lām bi Fawāʼid, and more.
  • ʿAbd ar-Raḥīm al-ʿIrāqī (d. 806 AH/1403 CE): from al-Mahrānī, Egypt — Author of Ikhbār al-Aḥyā’Alfīyah al-Ḥadīth, and more.
  • Aḥmad ibn Abī Bakr al-Būṣayrī (d. 839 AH/1436 CE): from Samannūd, Egypt — Author of Miṣbāh az-Zujājah Zawā’id ibn Mājah, Itḥāf al-Khayr, and more.
  • Aḥmad ibn Ḥajar al-‘Asqalānī (d. 852 AH/1449 CE): from Cairo, Egypt — Author of Fatḥ al-BārīBulūgh al-MarāmTahdhīb at-Tahdhīb, and more.
  • Aḥmad ibn Ḥajar al-Haytamī (d. 974 AH/1566 CE): from Cairo, Egypt — Author of al-Fatāwā al-ḤadīthīyyahTuhfah al-Muḥtājal-Manhaj al-Qawīm, and more.
  • Sulaymān ibn ʿAbdullāh ibn Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhāb (d. 1233 AH/1818 CE): from Dar’īyyah, Arabia — Author of Taysīr al-Azīz al-Ḥamīd fī Sharḥ Kitāb at-Tawḥīd.
  • Aḥmad Muḥammad Shākir (d. 1377 AH/1958 CE): from Cairo, Egypt — Author of al-Bā’ith al-Ḥathīth Sharḥ Ikhtiṣār ʿUlūm al-Ḥadīth.
  • Muḥammad Nāṣir ad-Dīn al-Albānī (d. 1420 AH/1999 CE): from Shkodër, Albania — Author of Ṣifah Ṣalāh an-NabīSilsilah al-Aḥādīth aṣ-ṢaḥīḥahṢaḥīḥ al-Jāmiʿ, and more.
  • Muḥammad ibn Ṣāliḥ al-‘Uthaymīn (d. 1421 AH/2001 CE): from ʿUnayzah, Saudi Arabia — Author of Kitāb al-ʿĪlmal-Qawl al-Mufīd fī Sharḥ Kitāb at-TawḥīdSharḥ al-Ajrūmīyyah, and more.
  • ʿAbdullāh ibn ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān al-Bassām (d. 1423 AH/2002 CE): from ʿUnayzah, Saudi Arabia — Author of Taysīr al-ʿAlāmTawḍīḥ al-Aḥkām, and more.
  • Ḥamdī ibn ʿAbd al-Majīd as-Salafī (d. 1433 AH/2012 CE): from Kurdistān, ʿIrāq — Muḥaqqiq of al-Muʾjam al-Kabīr, Tārīkh Māridīn, and more.
  • Zubayr ʿAlī Zay (d. 1434 AH/2013 CE): from Panjāb, Pākistān — Muḥaqqiq of Sunan al-Arba’ah, Tafsīr ibn Kathīr, and more.
  • Shu’ayb ibn Muḥarram al-Albānī al-Arnā’ūṭī (d. 1438 AH/2016 CE): from Damascus, Syria — Muḥaqqiq of Musnad Aḥmad, Fatḥ al-Bārī, Siyar A’lām an-Nubalā’, and more.
  • Ḥusayn Salīm Asad ad-Dārānī (d. 1443 AH/2021 CE): from Darayyā, Syria — Muḥaqqiq of Musnad Abī Yaʿlā, Majmaʾ az-Zawāʾid, Musnad al-Ḥumaydī, and more.
  • Ṣāliḥ ibn Fawzān ibn ʿAbdullāh al-Fawzān: from al-Qaṣīm, Saudi Arabia — Author of ʿAqīdah at-Tawḥīd, Tafsīr al-Fawzān, Mulakhaṣ al-Fiqhī, and more.
  • Aḥmad ibn Ibrāhīm Abī al-ʿĪnayn: from Samannūd, Egypt — Muḥaqqiq of al-Jāmiʿ li-Akhlāq ar-Rāwī, al-Iʾtiqād, aḍ-Ḍuʿafā‘ wa al-Matrūkīn, and more.