Ahmed Deedat, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ahmed Deedat

South African writer and orator

Date of Birth: 01-Jul-1918

Place of Birth: Surat, Gujarat, India

Date of Death: 08-Aug-2005

Profession: writer, philosopher

Nationality: South Africa, India

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Ahmed Deedat

  • Ahmed Hoosen Deedat (Gujarati: ???? ????? ????; Urdu: ???? ??????) (1 July 1918 – 8 August 2005) was a South African writer and public speaker of Indian descent.
  • He was best known as a Muslim missionary, who held numerous inter-religious public debates with evangelical Christians, as well as video lectures on Islam, Christianity, and the Bible.
  • Deedat established the IPCI, an international Islamic missionary organisation, and wrote several widely distributed booklets on Islam and Christianity.
  • He was awarded the King Faisal International Prize in 1986 for his fifty years of missionary work.
  • He wrote and lectured in English.

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