|Name:||Abu 'Abdullah Al-Qurtubi|
|Main interests:||Tafsir, fiqh and hadith|
He was born in Cordoba, Spain and was an eminent Maliki scholar who specialised in fiqh and hadith. Many Muslims claim that the breadth and depth of his scholarship are evident in his writings. The most famous of them is his twenty-volume Tafsir al Jami' li-ahkam al-Qur'an.
He died in 1273 in Munya Abi'l-Khusavb, Egypt.