Muhammad Bashīr b. Tawfīq b. ‘Abd al-Rahmān Albānī was born in a prominent and righteous Damascene family in 1911 CE (1329 H.) His father was Shaykh Tawfīq b. ‘Abd al-Rahmān who passed away in 1919 CE (1338 H.), while his paternal uncle was Shaykh Muhammad Sa‘īd b. ‘Abd al-Rahmān who passed away in 1933 CE (1351 H.).

Shaykh Muhammad Bashir Albani
By Shaykh Majd Makki
Translated by Shaykh Shoayb Ahmad