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Alfred Guillaume, 1888‒1965


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Language

English  —  Arabic  —  Hebrew

Gender

Male

Date of birth

  • 8 November 1888

Place of birth

Edmonton, Middlesex (UK)

Date of death

  • 30 November 1965

Place of death

Wallingford, Berkshire (UK)

Country associated

United Kingdom

Profession

Professor of Arabic in the University of London  —  Member of the Arab Academy of Damascus and of the Royal Academy of Baghdad  —  Professor of Hebrew at Durham University (1920-1930)  —  President to the Society for Old Testament Study (1955)  —  Priest  —  Visiting Professor of Arabic at Princeton University

Activity

Professeur, spécialiste de l'Islam

Biography

  • Studied Theology and Oriental Languages at the Wadham College, Oxford. University of Istanbul chose him as their first foreign lecturer on Christian and Islamic theology He succeeded S. H. Hooke on the Samuel Davidson chair at the University of London, changing to the chair in Arabic in 1947 (at SOAS).

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Webography

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Diamond   A 21691

Created at 19-01-2003 by migration (IDEO)

Updated at 18-03-2020 by Oussama Daniel Nassif (IDEO)


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