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Mohammad Ezzuddin

Mausoleum Muhammad Ezzuddin, Zabeed, Yemen

Mohammad Ezzuddin (died 1539 / 27th Safar, AH 946AH in Zabeed -Yemen) was the 23rd Dai of the Dawoodi Bohra, a sub-sect of Isma'ili Shi'i Islam.[1] The Dawoodi Bohra trace their belief system back to Yemen, where it evolved from the Fatimid Caliphate and where they were persecuted due to their differences from mainstream Sunni Islam and Zaydi Islam. Around 1530 CE, the Dawat (the sect's religious organisation) was relocated to India.

He succeeded the 22nd Dai, Ali Shamshuddin, and conferred succession on Yusuf Najmuddin. Muhammad Izzuddin was the 17th Dai from Ale Waleed and the last of Duat Kiram from Yemen.

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Further reading

  • The Ismaili, their history and doctrine by Farhad Daftary(Chapter -Mustalian Ismailism-p. 300-310)
  • The Uyun al-akhbar is the most complete text written by an Ismaili/Tayyibi/Dawoodi 19th Dai Sayyedna Idris bin Hasan on the history of the Ismaili community from its origins up to the 12th century CE period of the Fatimid caliphs al-Mustansir (d. 487/1094), the time of Musta‘lian rulers including al-Musta‘li (d. 495/1101) and al-Amir (d. 524/1130), and then the Tayyibi Ismaili community in Yemen.

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Preceded by
Ali Shamshuddin Husain
23rd Dā'ī al-Mutlaq
: 933–946 AH/ 1527–1539 AD
Succeeded by
Yusuf Najmuddin ibn Sulaiman