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The Ya`qoubi Family.

The Ya`qoubi Family.     Sheikh Muhammad (b. 1382 H./1961 CE) Sheikh Ibrahim al-Ya`qubi (d. 1406 H./1985 CE) Sheikh Isma`il al-Ya`qubi (d. 1380 H./1960 CE) Shaykh Muhammad al-Ya`qoubi - biography Shaykh Muhammad al-Ya`qoubi descends from a scholarly family whose lineage goes back to the Prophet, salla Allahu 'alayhi sallam, through his grandson Sayyiduna al-Hasan, radiya Allahu 'anhu. His lineage goes back to Mawlay Idris al-Anwar who built the city of Fes. Mawlay Idris' lineage is as follows: he is the son of Mawlay Idris the Great; who is the son of Sayyiduna Abdullah al-Kamil; who is the son of Sayyiduna al-Hasan, the Second; who is the son of Sayyiduna al-Hasan, radiya Allah 'anhu; who is the grandson of the Prophet, salla Allahu 'alayhi wa sallam. Shaykh Muhammad al-Ya'qoubi's ancestors also include some of the greatest scholars of Syria: Shaykh Sharif al-Ya'qoubi (d. 1943/1362 H.) was his father's uncle, and Shay