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Published On:27 January 2020
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Germany’s prominent Muslim diplomat Murad Wilfried Hoffman dies

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Murad Wilfried Hoffman, one of Germany’s prominent Muslim diplomats and scholar died on 13th January 2020 in Cologne. He was aged 89.

Hoffman began his carrier as a German diplomat in 1961 and served for 33 years in many countries, including Algeria and Morocco, and as also as director of information for NATO.

Hofmann was born into a Catholic family in Germany's Aschaffenburg in 1931, but later converted to Islam in 1980. He was educated at the University of Munich and Harvard University.

He was also a scholar par excellence and wrote many articles and books on intercultural issues and religion. He authored books like "Journey to Makkah" and "Islam: The Alternative".

He was an honorary member and advisor to the Central Council of Muslims (ZMD) in Germany.

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