|born on||1 October 1886 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )|
|Place||Cairo, Egypt, 30n03, 31e15|
|Timezone||LMT m31e15 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||07°51' 21°40 Asc. 25°27'|
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.
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