Biography of Shaikh Hussein al-Kasnazan
Shaikh Ḥussein was born in 1888 in Kirpchina in northern Iraq. He was the oldest son of Shaikh ʿAbd al-Qādir. He had a pious upbringing and started studying the Qur’an and Sharīʿa from early childhood. He was reputed for protecting the weak and fighting against all forms of injustice.