• Born year: 1301
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death year: 1373
Ibn Kathir

Ismail ibn Kathir (Arabic: ابن كثير‎)‎ (1301–1373) was a highly influential Muslim Muhaddith (narrator), Faqīh, Mufassir, and Historian. He was the author of Signs Before the Day of Judgment. He is also well known for his tafsir, which is widely considered authoritative.