HE Professor Dr Sheikh Ahmad Muhammad Al-TayyebGrand Sheikh of the Al-Azhar University, Grand Imam of AlAzhar Mosque
Birth: 1 January 1946 (Age: 72)
Source of Influence: Administration of Religious Affairs
Influence: Highest scholarly authority for a majority of Sunni Muslims, runs the foremost Sunni Islamic university.
School of Thought: Traditional Sunni
Status: Featured in current year