Sheikh Muhammad Sa`dy ibn As`ad Yasin As-Sabbagh Ad-Dimashqy Al Beirutywho was born in 1319 AH. He was a Salafi scholar, preacher, writer, orator, and one of the men of science resurgence in syrian. He settled down in Beirut, became one of its most prominent scholars, and was one of the founders of the World Muslim league. The Moroccan Scholar Muhammad Al Araby Al `Azouzi described him as the supporter of the Sunnah and the destroyer of heresies. He was of high vigor and spent nights in the service of knowledge and scholars, the refugees, and the wayfarers, and used to warn traders of corrupt transactions .He died in Beirut and of his writings: Al Burhan `Ala Salamatil-Qur'an Minaz-Ziyadah Wan-Nuqsan,An-Nubuwwah: Islah Taqtadih Rahmatullah, Al Idah Fy Tarikh Al Hadith Wa `lm Al Istilah, and Al Islam wa Irtiyad Al Qamar.
1- From the celebreties of Damascus in the fourteenth century AH, Muhammad `Abdul-Latif Al Farfur, P. 263 - 264.
2- Takmilat Mu`jam Al Mu'allifin, by Muhammad Khayr Yusuf, P. 487 - 488.
3- Mu`jam Al Ma`ajim Wal Mashyakhat Wal Faharis Wal Baramij Wal Athbat, by professor Yusuf Al Mar`ashly (In this reference, the death of the Sheikh was mentioned in 1396 AH).
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