Amin, Ahmad

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Amin, Ahmad Gender: M
born on 1 October 1886 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Cairo, Egypt, 30n03, 31e15
Timezone LMT m31e15 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 07°51' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 21°40 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 25°27'

Ahmad Amin


Egyptian historian and author who wrote a series of books on the history of the Islamic civilization (1928–1953), a famous autobiography (My Life, 1950), as well as an important dictionary of Egyptian folklore (1953). He died on 30 May 1954.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "My Life: The Authobiography of an Egyptian Scholar, Writer and Cultural Leader" by Ahmad Amin (Brill Archive, 1978), pp. 12+15: "[In] Cairo where I was born ... In one of the rooms of this house I was born at 5 a.m. on October 1, 1886."


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian (History of the Islamic civilization)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction