Ibn Battuta

Hajji Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Battuta
Hajji Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Battuta or simply Ibn Battuta, also known as Shams ad–Din was born in Morocco in 1304, He was an Islamic Scholar and traveler known for the record of his travels and excursions published in the Rihla. His journeys spanned nearly thirty years. Ibn Battuta is considered one of the greatest travelers of all time. He traveled more than 75,000 miles.

Ibn Battuta covered almost the entire known Islamic World and beyond, extending from North Africa, West Africa, Southern Europe and Eastern Europe in the West, to the Middle East, Indian subcontinent, Central Asia, Southeast Asia and China in the East.

Ibn Battuta died in 1369 at Morocco.

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