Muhammad Ibn Abd Al-Mu'in
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Muhammad Ibn Abd Al-Mu'in
Muhammed bin Abd al-Muin, Sharif of Mecca 1827-1851, as pictured in the 1848 book by William Francis Lynch

Mu?ammad ibn 'Abd al-Mu'?n ibn 'Awn (Arabic: ? ‎‎; 1767 – c. 29 March 1858), also known as Muhammad ibn Awn (? ), was Sharif and Emir of Mecca from 1827 to 1836, 1840 to 1851, and 1856 to 1858.


Son of Sharif 'Abdu'l Muin bin 'Aun.


He was appointed to the Emirate in 1827 by Muhammad Ali Pasha, the ruler of Egypt.[1] He was the first Emir of Mecca from the Dhawu Awn - the clan descending from his grandfather Awn ibn Muhsin.

Death and burial

He died on 13 Sha'ban 1274 AH (c. 29 March 1858) after an illness. He was buried in the qubbah (tomb-building) of Aminah bint Wahb, next to her grave.[2]


He had six sons:

  1. Abdullah
  2. Ali (father of Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca)
  3. Husayn
  4. Awn ar-Rafiq
  5. Sultan
  6. Abd al-Ilah

He also had four daughters.[3][4]


  1. ^ Salibi 2006, p. 62.
  2. ^ al-Ghazi 2009, p. 100.
  3. ^ al-Ghazi 2009, p. 84.
  4. ^ Royal Ark


  • Salibi, Kamal (2006) [1993]. The Modern History of Jordan (Rev. paperback ed.). London: I. B. Tauris. p. 62. ISBN 1860643310.
  • 'Abd All?h ibn Mu?ammad al-Gh?z? al-Makk? (2009). 'Abd al-Malik ibn 'Abd All?h ibn Duhaysh (ed.). If?dat al-an?m (in Arabic). 4 (1st ed.). Makkah: Maktabat al-Asad?.
  • Royal Ark
  • Royal Ark

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