Imam al-Qurtubi [d.671H / 1273 CE ]
Abu 'Abdullah Al-Qurtubi or Abu 'Abdullah Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Abu
Bakr al-Ansari al-Qurtubi أبو عبدالله القرطبي) (d. 1214 - 1273) was a
famous classical Sunni scholar.
Imam al-Qurtubi May Allah be pleased with him was born in Cordoba, Spain and was an eminent Maliki scholar who specialised in tafsir, fiqh and hadith. He was also a prolific writer and authored many works, one of the most famous of them is his major volume Tafsir al Jami' li-ahkam al-Qur'an, better known as Tafsir al-Qurtubi.
Imam al-Qurtubi passed away in 671 After Hijri - 1273 Common Era in Munya Abi'l-Khusavb, Egypt.