Imam Malik: The Blonde Imam

Imam al-Dhahabi (rahimahullah) described Imam Malik ibn Anas (rahimahullah) in his encyclopedia of biographical history:

Imam Malik was tall, muscular and blonde. He had a large light beard and did not trim his moustache short. Green eyes. Clean clothes.

[Siyar A’lam al-Nubala’, p. 8/48]

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