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Gamiem Achmat

Also Known As: "Emaam", "Hammiem"
Birthplace: cape Town, South Africa
Death: 1867 (46-47)
Immediate Family:

Son of Imam Achmat van Bengalen and Saartjie van de Kaap
Husband of Samieda Achmat
Father of Nahaara Brown; Jassiem Achmat; Gamiet Achmat and Tohaa Achmat
Brother of Ishmiel Achmat; Nooran Achmat; Jumie Achmat; Imam Mogamet Achmat; Sadiek Achmat and 2 others

Occupation: Imaam of Ganafee Mosque
Managed by: Ebrahim Crombie
Last Updated:

About Gamiem Achmat

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Fatima (Abader) Alexander - 11/12/2019

The third oldest masjid in South Africa is the Nurul Islam Masjid situated in a small lane off Buitengracht Street in Cape Town. It was founded in 1844 by the younger of Tuan Guru’s sons, Imam Abdol Rauf and is situated about 100 meters from the Auwal Masjid in Dorp Street. It is not known as to what need there was for this masjid to be constructed so close to the Auwal Masjid.

The Nurul Islam Masjid was the first to be founded by a congregation which developed out of friendly-ties which existed among a group of students who acquired Islamic education under the guidance ofImam Achmat van Bengalen. 

n about 1830, Tuan Guru’s two sons [Abdol Rakiep and Abdol Rauf] together with Badroen and also Achmat van Bengalen’s three sons [Mochamat, Hamien and Saddik] got together and established the Mohammedan Shafee Congregation with Abdol Rakiep [d 1834] as Imam. At this stage the Congregation did not have their own masjid. However, their dream was realised on February 27, 1844 when they took transfer of a property in Buitengracht Street, and converted the front section into a prayer room.

The first imam of the Nurul Islam Masjid was Imam Abdol Rauf from 1844-1859, followed by:

Imam Hamien [1859-1867], Imam Abdol Rakiep [1867-1905 ], Imam Mogamat [Muhammad] Taleb [1905 1912], Imam Gabebodien [Habib al-Din] Hartley [1912-1939], Sheikh Ismail Ganief [I-Ian3f] [1939-1954], Imam Armien Basadien [1950-1970], Sheikh Gamiet [Hamid] Gabier [1970-1973], Hadjie Mustapha Basadien [1973-1979], Hadjie Ebrahim Samoudien [d 1979].


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cape Town, South Africa
Age 47
54 Long Street (1854), Cape Town