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Ali Shamshuddin Bin Abdullah

Mausoleum Syedna Ali Shamsuddin,Shareka,Yemen
Grave Syedna Ali Shamsuddin and other Mazoons,Shareka,Yemen
Syedna Ali Rauza 1

Syedna Ali Shamshuddin Bin Syedna Abdullah [1] (Death: 2 Safar 832 AH/1429AD ), Shareka in Yemen was the 18 th Da'i al-Mutlaq (Absolute Missionary) of the Dawoodi Bohra sect of Musta‘lī Islam. He succeeded, the 17th Dai Syedna Hasan Badruddin Syedna Abdullah to the religious post.

Syedna Ali became Da'i al-Mutlaq in 821AH [2] /1411AD. His period of Dawat was from 821-832 AH/ 1411-1429 AD.


  • List of Syednas (according to Dawoodi Bohras)
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  • Daftary, Farhad, The Ismaili, Their History and Doctrine(Chapter -Mustalian Ismailism-p. 300-310)*Daftary, Farhad, The Ismaili, Their History and Doctrine(Chapter -Mustalian Ismailism-p. 300-310)
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Reference List

  1. ^ List of Syednas Archived July 16, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2014-03-27. 

See also

Preceded by
Hasan Badruddin
18th Dā'ī al-Mutlaq
: 821–832 AH/ 1418–1429 AD
Succeeded by
Syedna Idris