William Muir

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Sir William Muir

Sir William Muir, KCSI (27 April 181911 July 1905) was a Scottish Orientalist, scholar of Islam, and colonial administrator.


  • The tragedy of Karbala decided not only the fate of the caliphate, but of the Mohammedan kingdoms long after the Caliphate had waned and disappeared.
    • Annals of the Early Caliphate, pages: 441–442.

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