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Hakim Syed Zillur Rahman
Born (1940-07-01) 1 July 1940 (age 83)
Alma materAligarh Muslim University, Darul-uloom Nadwatul Ulama
Known forUnani medicine & History of medicine
SpouseAhmadi Begum (1940-2022)

Hakim Syed Zillur Rahman is an Indian scholar of Unani medicine. He founded Ibn Sina Academy of Medieval Medicine and Sciences in 2000. He had earlier served as Professor and chairman, Department of Ilmul Advia at the Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, for over 40 years before retiring as Dean Faculty of Unani Medicine. Presently, he is serving AMU as "Honorary Treasurer".[1] In 2006, the Government of India awarded him the Padma Shri for his contribution to Unani Medicine.[2]


Rahman started his career in 1961 as a Demonstrator at Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, Aligarh Muslim University as a Demonstrator. He then became a Lecturer at Jamia Tibbiya, Delhi, where he became a Reader in 1973 and a Professor in 1983. He remained Chairman of the Department of Ilmul Advia for 18 years and Dean of the Faculty of Unani Medicine, Aligarh Muslim University.[3][4]


His books include:[5]


Awards and honours

Rahman was appointed honorary visiting professor at Hamdard University in 1997 and have further been awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters at a graduation ceremony in 2013.

See also


  1. ^ "Honorary Treasurer". Aligarh Muslim University. 2018. Retrieved 6 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2015. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
  3. ^ "Brief Biography". Germany.
  4. ^ "Biography" (PDF). International Institute of Islamic Medicine, USA.
  5. ^ "List of Books". Open Library.
  6. ^ Hakim Syed Zillur Rahman (1962), Daur-e Jadeed aur Tib, Bhopal, India: Tibbi Academy, India, OL 25279210M
  7. ^ Hakim Syed Zillur Rahman (2008) [1983], Ḥayāt-i Karam Ḥusain (revised second ed.), ʻAlīgaṛh: [s.n.], OL 3006896M
  8. ^ Commentaries, Sources and Editions of The Canon of Medicine. Ibn Sina Academy of Medieval Medicine & Sciences. 1986. OL 1374509M. ((cite book)): External link in |publisher= (help)
  9. ^ "Dilli aur Tibb-e Unani". Urdu Academy, Govt. of NCT, Delhi. Archived from the original on 16 February 2010. Retrieved 17 March 2010.
  10. ^ "Visit of Ibn Sina Academy" (PDF). S. Moinuddin Alvi, Aligarh.[dead link]
  11. ^ "Zillur Rahman Library, India". United States National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health. Archived from the original on 3 July 2013. Retrieved 3 May 2010.
  12. ^ "Manuscripts Catalogues at Zillur Rahman Library". Microfilm Centre of India. Archived from the original on 14 July 2011.
  13. ^ "Manuscripts Libraries". Microfilm Centre of India. Archived from the original on 19 February 2010.
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