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Mustafa Haleem

1898-1964 In the district of Istanbul he was born in the year 1898. After finishing Rüþtiye Sanayi-i he went to...

Mustafa Raqim

an Ottomancalligrapher.[1] He extended and reformed Hâfiz Osman‘s style, placing greater emphasis on technical perfection, which broadened the calligraphic art to encompass the Sülüs script...

Sami Afandi

1837-1912 Sami Afandi (Ottoman Turkish: سامى Modern Turkish: Hattat Mehmet Sâmi Afendi) (1837-1912) was an Ottoman calligrapher. The Tughra found its definitive shape in the era of Abdulhamid...

Tajuddin Zarreen Raqam

1906-1955 Father’s Name: Haji Noor Ahmad Tajuddin Zarreen Raqam was the teacher of my teacher Sufi Khursheed Alam Khursheed Raqam....

Abdul Majeed Parveen Raqam

1901-1946 Place of Birth: Emanabad, Distt. Gujranwala Teacher(s)/Instructor(s): Khalifa Noor Ahmad Students: Sufi Abdurrasheed Lateef Raqam, Iqbal Ibn-e-Parveen Raqam, Khalifa...

Sufi Khursheed Alam Khursheed Raqam

1921-2004 Place of Birth: Kapoorthala, India Teacher: Tajuddin Zarreen Raqam and Sufi Sahab’s respected Father Students: Ikram up Haq, Manzoor...