Ahmad ibn al-Amin al-Shinqiti

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Ahmad ibn al-Amin al-Shinqiti (1872–1913) is one of Mauritania's most famous writers. He is the author of the geographical, literary and historical compendium Al-Wasit fi tarájim udaba al-Shinqit, ed. Fuad Sayyid, Cairo 1958. The survey is the only major Arabic work about Mauritania published by a Mauritanian author.