Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Ahmed Ibrahim Al Ghazawi Library

- 2016/03/24






Name: Ahmed Ibrahim Al Ghazawi

He was born in Makkah Al Mukaramah in Rabi’ al-awwal 1318 AH corresponding to 1900 AD

Died in Makkah Al Mukaramah in 1981 AD


Ahmed Ibrahim Al Ghazawi is one of the neoclassical poets in Saudi Arabia; he studied at as-Sawlatiyah School, then Al Khairiayah School and Al Falah School in Makkah


During the Hashemite era, he worked in several jobs; he worked as a chief justice, then a secretary of the Caliphate Shura Council. During ibn Saud reign, he chaired the justice board, and during King Abdel Aziz reign, he chaired the secretariat of the Shura Council, then a Council member, then a deputy chairman of the Shura Council. He worked as an editor in chief at Umm Al Qura newspaper, Sout Al Hijaz newspaper, and Al Islah magazine. He also co-founded Al Isaaf Al Khairi society in Makkah, which played a prominent moral role then.

He was awarded the rank of a first class Minister Plenipotentiary