Imām ʿAbdu'l-Raḥmān Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī [d. 911H] was born in 849H, Cairo, Egypt. He was raised as an orphan after the death of his father when he was aged five. He became a prolific Scholar of Ḥadīth and renowned in many sciences, including Tafsīr, Sīrah, History, Fiqh, Medicine and many others. He was distinguished for his modesty, kindness, righteousness and piety. May Allāh shower His Mercy upon him.