Ignác Goldziher

Scientist, Deceased Person

1850 – 1921

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Who was Ignác Goldziher?

Ignác Goldziher, often credited as Ignaz Goldziher, was a Hungarian scholar of Islam. Along with the German Theodore Nöldeke and the Dutch Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje, he is considered the founder of modern Islamic studies in Europe.

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Born
Jun 22, 1850
Székesfehérvár
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Hungarian people
Nationality
  • Hungary
Profession
Education
  • Al-Azhar University
Died
Nov 13, 1921
Budapest

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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