Ibraaheem Ibn Muhammad Aal ash-Shaykh
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was Abu 'Abdul-'Azeez Ibraaheem Ibn Muhammad Ibn Ibraaheem
Ibn 'Abdul-Lateef Ibn 'Abdur-Rahmaan Ibn Hasan Aal ash-Shaykh.
was born in Riyadh on the 17th of Muharram in the year 1311
was raised in a righteous environment in Riyadh, under the
guidance of his father, Shaykh Ibraaheem Ibn 'Abdul-Lateef.
Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Ibraaheem, completed the memorization
of the Qur.aan at the age of 11 years. He lost his sight when
he was 16 years old. However this did not hinder his determination
(to seek knowledge), rather, he continued to attend the lectures
of the scholars of his time.
studied with his father and his uncle, Shaykh 'Abdullaah Ibn
'Abdul-Lateef, who was a famous scholar of his time, in Najd.
Whilst in the company of his father and uncle, he memorised
several texts in Islaamic Law and the Arabic language. He
also studied fiqh
and mustalah al-hadeeth
(science of hadeeth)
with Shaykh Sa'd Ibn 'Ateeq, and studied the various aspects
of the Arabic language from Shaykh Hamad Ibn Faaris.
undertook several government appointments, in addition to
his efforts in teaching, passing fatwa and giving khutbah,
such as Head of Academic Institutions, Head of the Judiciary,
Supervisor of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, at al-Madeenah
an-Nabawiyyah, Head of Academic Institutions for girls, and
other (such) positions.
senior scholars graduated from having studied with him, amongst
'Abdullaah Ibn Humayd, Shaykh
'Abdul-'Azeez Ibn Baaz and Shaykh Sulayman Ibn 'Ubayd,
and other than them.
Muhammad Ibn Ibraaheem passed away on Wednesday 24th of Ramadhaan
1389 A.H./1968 C.E. at the age of 78 years.
left behind a large collection of fataawa and treatises that
have been printed in several books and journals.