Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!
New! » Create account

Qasim Amin (Arabic: قاسم أمين; born 1 December 1863, Alexandria,Political and diplomatic history of the Arab world, 1900-1967, Menahem Mansoor died April 22, 1908, Cairo) was an Egyptian jurist, Islamic Modernist and one of the founders of the Egyptian national movement and Cairo University. [1]

26 relations: Alexandria, Arabic, Aristocracy (class), Bey, Cairo, Cairo University, Charles Darwin, Herbert Spencer, Huda Sha'arawi, Islamic feminism, Islamic Modernism, Isma'il Pasha, John Stuart Mill, Kurdistan, Leila Ahmed, List of women's rights activists, Muhammad Ali of Egypt, Muslim scholarship, Nawal El Saadawi, Ottoman Empire, Purdah, Turkish people, University of Montpellier, University of Oxford, Women in Islam, Women's rights.


Alexandria (or; اسكندرية, in Egyptian Arabic) is the second largest city and a major economic centre in Egypt, extending about along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central part of the country.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Alexandria · See more »


Arabic (العَرَبِية, or عربي,عربى) is the Classical Arabic language of the 6th century and its modern descendants excluding Maltese.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Arabic · See more »

Aristocracy (class)

Aristocrats is a broad term that usually refers to people that a particular social order considered the highest social class of that society.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Aristocracy (class) · See more »


Bey (باي/Bey, بك / Bek, بگ / Beg or Beyg) is a Turkish title for chieftain, traditionally applied to the leaders (for men) of small tribal groups.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Bey · See more »


Cairo (القاهرة; Ⲕⲁϩⲓⲣⲏ) is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Middle-East and second-largest in Africa after Lagos.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Cairo · See more »

Cairo University

Cairo University (previously King Fuad I University, Egyptian University) is a public university in Giza, Egypt.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Cairo University · See more »

Charles Darwin

Charles Robert Darwin, (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Charles Darwin · See more »

Herbert Spencer

Herbert Spencer (27 April 1820 – 8 December 1903) was an English philosopher, biologist, anthropologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal political theorist of the Victorian era.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Herbert Spencer · See more »

Huda Sha'arawi

Huda (or Hoda) Sha`arawi (هدى شعراوي, ALA-LC: Hudá Sha‘arāwī; June 23, 1879 – December 12, 1947) was a pioneering Egyptian feminist leader, nationalist, and founder of the Egyptian Feminist Union.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Huda Sha'arawi · See more »

Islamic feminism

Islamic feminism is a form of feminism concerned with the role of women in Islam.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Islamic feminism · See more »

Islamic Modernism

Islamic Modernism, also sometimes referred to as Modernist Salafism, is a movement that has been described as "the first Muslim ideological response" attempting to reconcile Islamic faith with modern Western values such as nationalism, democracy, civil rights, rationality, equality and progress.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Islamic Modernism · See more »

Isma'il Pasha

Isma'il Pasha (إسماعيل باشا Ismā‘īl Bāshā, Turkish: İsmail Paşa), known as Ismail the Magnificent (31 December 1830 – 2 March 1895), was the Khedive of Egypt and Sudan from 1863 to 1879, when he was removed at the behest of the United Kingdom.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Isma'il Pasha · See more »

John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill (20 May 1806 – 8 May 1873) was a British philosopher, political economist and civil servant.

New!!: Qasim Amin and John Stuart Mill · See more »


Kurdistan (Kurdish:; "Land of the Kurds"; also formerly spelled Curdistan; ancient name: CordueneA.D. Lee, The Role of Hostages in Roman Diplomacy with Sasanian Persia, Historia: Zeitschrift für Alte Geschichte, Vol. 40, No. 3 (1991), pp. 366–374 (see p.371)) (Arabic:أرض الأكراد Ard al-Akrad), or Greater Kurdistan, is a roughly defined geo-cultural region wherein the Kurdish people form a prominent majority population, and Kurdish culture, language, and national identity have historically been based.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Kurdistan · See more »

Leila Ahmed

Leila Ahmed (born 1940; لیلى أحمد) is an Egyptian American writer on Islam and Islamic feminism.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Leila Ahmed · See more »

List of women's rights activists

This article is a list of notable women's rights activists.

New!!: Qasim Amin and List of women's rights activists · See more »

Muhammad Ali of Egypt

Muhammad Ali Pasha al-Mas'ud ibn Agha (محمد علی پاشا المسعود بن آغا; محمد علي باشا / ALA-LC: Muḥammad ‘Alī Bāshā; Albanian: Mehmet Ali Pasha; Turkish: Kavalalı Mehmet Ali Paşa; 4 March 1769 – 2 August 1849) was an Ottoman Albanian commander in the Ottoman army, who became Wāli, and self-declared Khedive of Egypt and Sudan with the Ottomans' temporary approval.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Muhammad Ali of Egypt · See more »

Muslim scholarship

Muslim scholarship may refer to.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Muslim scholarship · See more »

Nawal El Saadawi

Nawal El Saadawi (نوال السعداوى, born October 27, 1931) is an Egyptian feminist writer, activist, physician and psychiatrist.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Nawal El Saadawi · See more »

Ottoman Empire

The Ottoman Empire (دَوْلَتِ عَلِيّهٔ عُثمَانِیّه Devlet-i Aliyye-i Osmâniyye, Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti) which is also known as the Turkish Empire or Turkey, was an empire founded in 1299 by Oghuz Turks under Osman I in northwestern Anatolia.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Ottoman Empire · See more »


Purdah or pardah (from Persian: پرده, meaning "curtain") is a religious and social practice of female seclusion prevalent among some Muslim communities in Afghanistan and Pakistan as well as upper-caste Hindus in Northern India, such as the Rajputs.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Purdah · See more »

Turkish people

Turkish people (Türk milleti), or Turks (Türkler), are a Turkic ethnic group.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Turkish people · See more »

University of Montpellier

The University of Montpellier (Université de Montpellier) is a French public research university in Montpellier in south-east of France.

New!!: Qasim Amin and University of Montpellier · See more »

University of Oxford

The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.

New!!: Qasim Amin and University of Oxford · See more »

Women in Islam

Women in Islam are guided by primary Islamic sources of personal law, namely the Quran and hadiths, as well as secondary sources such as the ijma, qiyas, ijtihad in form such as fatwas; the secondary sources vary with various sects of Islam and schools of jurisprudence (madhhab).

New!!: Qasim Amin and Women in Islam · See more »

Women's rights

Women's rights are the rights and entitlements claimed for women and girls of many societies worldwide.

New!!: Qasim Amin and Women's rights · See more »

Redirects here:

Qasem Amin, Qassem Amin.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qasim_Amin

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »