The Kettani Family

Al-Sayyid al-Sheikh

Muhammad ibn Ja`far al-Kettani al-Hasani al-Idrisi

b. 1273 in Fas – d. 1345 in Fas

Sheikh al-Islam, hafizh of his time, political personality and mujahid, great sufi and historian of Fas; one of the leaders of the intellectual and cultural renaissance during the reign of Sultan Hasan I in Fas. From 1336 to 1345, he lived in Damascus, and part of his family settled there, most notably his son Sheikh Muhammad al-Makki al-Kettani.

Muhammad ibn Ja'far al-Kettani

His son: Sh. Muhammad al-Makki

Al-Sayyid al-Shaykh

Muhammad al-Makki al-Kettani

al-Hasani al-Idrisi (d. 1393 in Damascus)
Maliki ufti of Damascus


Sheikh Muhammad al-Makki al-Kettani as a young man.

Sheikh Muhammad al-Makki al-Kettani
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