Abdel Salam Haroun’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Egyptian historian
Was Historian
From Egypt
Type Social science
Gender male

18 January 1909, Alexandria, Egypt


16 April 1988
(aged 79 years)

Star sign Capricorn

Abdel Salam Haroun (January 18, 1909- April 16, 1988) is one of the most famous researchers of Arab heritage in the twentieth century.

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Abdel Salam Mohamed Haroun was born in Alexandria on January 18, 1909, to a family that was very interested in science and culture. He joined Al-Azhar after completing memorizing the Quran and learning the principles of reading and writing and continued to excel in his studies. Until he joined the Dar al-Ulum (House of Science), where he graduated in 1945.


Haron published many books such as Matn ibn Shuja’a, Khizanat al-Adab by al-Baghdadi, Kitab Al-Hayawan, Kitab Al-Bayan wa’l-Tabyin, and many other books.


Abdel Salam Harun was awarded the King Faisal International Award in 1981 for his efforts to research heritage books, while elected as a general secretary to the Academy of the Arabic Language in Cairo in 1984.


Haroun died on 16 April 1988.