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"Hamza Yusuf Hanson was born in 1960 in Walla Walla of Washington, United States"
"Follows Traditional Sunni."
Full Name:Hamza Yusuf Hanson
Known By:Hamza Yusuf
Gender:Male
Honorifics:Allamah
Shaykh
Imam
Born:1960 in Walla Walla of Washington, United States (age 56-57)
Nationality:American
Residence:Northern California, United States
Alive:Currently Present
Follows:Traditional Sunni
Sciences Studied:Arabic grammar
Morphology
And literature
Quran
Hadith terminology and transmission
Quranic recitation (tajwid)
Theology (aqidah)
Maliki jurisprudence (fiqh)
Legal foundations (usul)
Logic and adab al-bahth wal-munadharah
Non-Islamic Sciences Studied:Nursing
English
Religious Studies
Islamic Studies
Teachers:Abdullah bin bayya
Muhammad ould Fahfu al-Massumi
Abul Huda Yaqoubi
Umar Faruq Abd-Allah
Ahmad Dughan
Hasan al-Ghimari
Ibrahim al-Hasawi
Ahmad Jabir Jibran
Abdallah al-Kadi
Muhammad al-Kittani
Muhammad Alawi al-Maliki
Institutions Studied:University of California
Berkeley
San Jose State University
Imperial Valley College
Islamic Institute of Al-Ain
Places Studied:United Arab Emirates
North Africa
West Africa
Saudi Arabia
In 1977 Hamza Yusuf became muslim. After taking his shahada he started travelling all over the Islamic world to study Islam. He has studied in the United Arab Emirates for ten years and other countries such as North Africa, West Africa, Saudi Arabia. The shaykh is currently an advisor to Stanford University's Program in Islamic Studies. Hamza Yusuf has also been ranked in the The 500 Most Influential Muslims magazine displaying his presence nationally and internationally.

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Hamza Yusuf Hanson has his lineage traced back to various European sources including Scottish, Greek, and Northern European blood.

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