Muhammedan


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Noun1.Muhammedan - a follower of Mohammed
follower - a person who accepts the leadership of another
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Maulana Jauhar worked hard to expand the AMU, then known as the Muhammedan Anglo-Oriental College, and was one of the co-founders of the Jamia Millia Islamia in 1920, which was later moved to Delhi.
In Hindu villages, they used to cremate their dead, but those living in the Muhammedan villages they followed burrial practice.34 However, regardless of this apparent following the practices of dominant religions, they always retained their distinct religious life.
(3) Organizing Bashkir tribes into military cantons like the Cossack units, further coopting tribal elites, and creating the Orenburg Muhammedan Ecclesiastical Assembly (OMEA) as an institution to legitimize and regulate the Muslims' religiously guided civic affairs lay the foundations for the emergence of Steinwedels "threads of empire" for the first time on a real basis.
"Political correctness and capitulation to the demands of the Muhammedan jihadist directly resulted in 9/11.
He founded Muhammedan Anglo-Oriental College in 1875 in Aligarh which later developed into the Aligarh Muslim University.
Hallaq, The Origins and Evolution of Islamic Law (Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 2005); and Joseph Schacht, Origins of Muhammedan Jurisprudence (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1950).
The Egerton College was established in 1886, exactly after the nine years of the set up of Muhammedan Anglo Oriental College in 1875.
They did not even attempt to challenge the government's right to enforce the 'Muhammedan law' in a system of courts which operated without the sanction of the ulama." Kozlowski, Muslim Endowments and Society in British India (Cambridge, 1985), 166.
One man earns his livelihood as a woodseller, another as a petition writer.' The report concluded: 'It is very difficult to find any employment for illiterate persons who are averse to hard labour yet want high wages.' The unsympathetic Chief Commissioner felt the Africans were 'fit for private service only, and noted that many of them were already so employed in Muhammedan families?
In the closing days of 1882 the attention of the CMS was turned to Egypt, after an interval of twenty years, with an object of the proclamation of the Gospel to the Muhammedan population, "whether they would hear or whether they would forbear".
Born on October 17, 1817, Sir Syed pioneered modern education for the Muslim community in India by founding the Muhammedan Anglo-Oriental College in 1875, which later developed into the Aligarh Muslim University.