Syed Abul A'la Mawdudi

Syed Abul A'la Mawdudi Chishti (Urdu: ابو الاعلی مودودی‬‎ – alternative spellings of last name Maududi, Maudoodi, also known as Abul Ala Maududi; 25 September 1903 – 22 September 1979) was a Pakistani Muslim philosopher, jurist, journalist and imam.