Abdullah Yusuf Ali CBE, MA, LL.M, FRSA, FRSL. (1872-1953) [MOHAMMADAN PLOT]
Civil Servant and Academic.
Noted for his translation of the Qur’an into English.
A British-Indian barrister and Shi’i scholar in the Dawoodi Bohra tradition who wrote a number of books about Islam including a translation of the Qur’an.
A supporter of the British war effort during World War I, Ali received the CBE in 1917 for his services to that cause. He died in London in 1953.