Abu Ja'far Ahmad ibn Muhammad At-Tahaawee, Imaam Abu Ja'far at-Tahaawee was a famous Sunni Islamic scholor. He was born in 239H.
The list of his teacher is endless,same very famous of them are:
He had hundreds of students among them are :
Ibn Yunus says: “Tahaawi was a reliable trustworthy Faqeeh [Jurist] He was the last of a generation, No one like him was born thereafter.”
Allaamah Badrud Deen ‘Aini R.A. states: “There is Ijmaa’ (consensus of opinion) on Tahaawi’s Thaqaahat, Diyaanat, Amaanat and Fadheelatul Kaamilah [i.e. His being an authority; his reliability and trustworthiness and his perfect virtues and qualities in the field of Deen and Ilm].”
Imaam At-Tahaawee died on a Thursday at the beginning of Dhul-Qa'adah in 321H and was buried in the Qaraafah graveyard in Egypt. May Allaah have mercy on him.
Biography of Imam Tahawi By Mufti SEED Ahmad Palanpuri