Ahmed ibn Ahmed al'Adawi ad-Dardir
|Born||1715 CE (1127 AH)|
|Died||27 Dec 1786 CE (1204 AH)|
|Main interest(s)||Fiqh, Aqeedah, Kalam and Sufism|
|Notable work(s)||ash-Sharh al-Kabir|
Ahmed ibn Ahmed ibn abi-Hamid al'Adawi al-Maliki al-Azhari al-Khalwati ad-Dardir (1715 – 1786 CE) (AH 1127 – 1204 AH ) known as Imam ad-Dardir or Dardir was a prominent late jurist in the Maliki school from Egypt. His Sharh as-Saghir and Sharh al-Kabir are two of the most important books of fatwa (Islamic legal rulings) in the Maliki school. His al-Kharida al-Bahiyya ("The Radiant Pearl") is a widespread primer on Ash'ari aqida.