Definitions for "Abd al-Wahhab Al-Bayyati"
Abdal-Wahhab al-Bayyati (1926 - 1999) was born in Baghdad, on December 19, 1926 near the shrine of the 12th century Sufi Abdel Qadir al-Jilani. In this respect, al-Bayyati is unique among his peers, most of whom share pastoral roots. A man of the city, he lived close to the political heartbeat most of his life — one of his friends, Ahmed Abdel-Moeti Hegazi, said urban centers of "hotels and institutions, cafés and airports" were actually his temporary residences (