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This is a list of notable
people who have completely memorized the . Estimates of how many Quran Huffaz (plural of Hafiz, being a single memorizer of the Quran) there have been range into the millions, across many ethnic, socio-economic, and geographical divisions. This is not a representative sampling of Hafizes. Centuries are given in Hijri years (AH).
1st century AH
2nd century AH
Since 3rd century AH
Ibn Khaldun, the renowned father of social sciences
Hafez, the famous Persian poet.
Suyuti, memorized the entire Qur'an when he was barely eight.
Abdullah Yusuf Ali
Ali Kemal Bey
Imam Ahmad Raza Khan Hafiz in only one Month
Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi
Rahmatullah Kairanawi by the age of 12
Aurangzeb at young age, Mughal Emperor
Sayyid Qutb by the age of 10   Yonis Abdulkadir Abdullahi by the age of 14
Muhammad ibn al Uthaymeen "at an early age"
Yusuf al-Qaradawi by the age of 10
Amina Abdul-Majid, a 16-year-old Somali girl who is also blind. 
Saud Al-Shuraim - Imam of Masjid al-Haram
Salman Abedi 
Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais - Imam of Masjid al-Haram, memorised qur'an by the age of 12 
Abd-al-Aziz ibn Abd-Allah ibn Baaz 
Abdul Aleem Siddiqi by the age of 4
Merve Kavakç?, Turkish Virtue Party politician
Omar Khadr, Canadian Guantanamo detainee who memorised the Quran during his captivity 
Mosa Zi Zemmori, Belgian Guantanamo detainee
Mohammed Abdullah Hassan, Somali religious and nationalist leader; memorized the Qur'an by age eleven
Dr. Zakir Naik
Mufti Taqi Usmani
Taha Hussein, Egyptian writer and intellectual, memorized the Qur'an at age nine 
Abdullahi Aliyu Sumaila, Nigerian Teacher, Administrator and Politician Muhammad Shahbaz Mir
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Letter to his mother, 18/6/2004
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The Days: An Egyptian Childhood. (Cairo: University of Cairo Press, 1997). Originally published as al-Ayyam, 1929. p. 25