He was born on October 10, 1910 at Shujabad, District Multan, Pakistan), graduated with Honors in Arabic from the University of Punjab in 1931, and completed his religious studies and training as Missionary in 1933 at the Ahmadiyya Seminary, Qadian, India. Sheikh Mubarak Ahmad was a pioneering missionary to East Africa, as well as South Africa. In 1934, he landed in Mombasa, Kenya (it was British-Kenya at the time)(See Fisher). He seems to have never even traveled to the West Coast of Africa. He served as the missionary in-charge until 1962, he was recalled to Rabwah, which was not Qadian.

Per Ahmadiyya sources he is born.

Per Ahmadiyya sources he graduated from the University of the Punjab, he majored in Arabic.

In 2 short years, he is graduated as an Ahmadi mullah.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________1934 to 1962

He served as Missionary-in-Charge of the Ahmadiyya Muslim missions in East Africa, and established Ahmadiyya Muslim outreach centers in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. During this period, Ahmadiyya mosques were constructed in several East African cities. He translated several Islamic religious books in Swahili; his most memorable achievement being the translation of the Holy Quran and commentary in that language. Ahmadiyya sources allege that he had issued a Mubahila to Billy Graham when he visited in 1960.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________1962 to 1979

He served in various administrative capacities at the Ahmadiyya Jamaat’s International Headquarters at Rabwah, Pakistan. His assignments included the offices of Nazir Islaho-Irshad, Secretary of Fazal-e-Umar Foundation and Secretary Hadiqatul Mubasherin.

Syllabus of Tehrik e Jadid National Quiz Competition By Anwer Khan, National Secretary Tehrik e Jadid

Sheikh Mubarak Ahmad published a Mubahila challenge vs. the famous Billy Graham (see also herein, page 24).
_____________________________________________________________________________________________1979 to 1983

He served as Amir and the Missionary-in-Charge of the United Kingdom Ahmadiyya Jamaat where he established eleven new Ahmadiyya Muslim Missions in various counties.

In November of 1983, he came to Washington, D.C. , as the Amir and Missionary-in- Charge of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat in the United States and served in this capacity until his retirement in 1991.

He retires from his employment as an Ahmadi cleric. He helped build several new Mosques, Ahmadiyya Centers and other properties were added to the branches of Ahmadiyya Muslim communities in various cities.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________After 1991

He translated Riyadh-as-Salihin (a book of Ahadith) and The Words of Wisdom And Purification in Swahili.

He dies.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________Links and Related Essays

Sheikh Mubarak Ahmad

“Ahmadiyya, A Study in contemporary Islam on the West African Coast” by Humphrey J. Fisher (1963)

L.B. Agusto was a pioneer member of the Ahmadiyya Movement in Nigeria but he renounced membership when he realized that members in Southfield, London believed founder, Ghulam Ahmad was a prophet

Abdur Rahim Nayyar’s first speech in British West Africa was at the famous Shitta-Bey Mosque

Who is Fadl-ul-Rahman Hakim? The first permanent Ahmadi mullah sent to British West Africa (Ghana)

The 3rd sect of #ahmadis were created in Lagos, Nigeria in 1922

Servants of Allah: Maulana Nazir Ahmad Ali Sahib

In 1922, the Ahmadiyya Movement stole the Adepopo mosque from the Quranic people in Lagos, Nigeria

Stefan Reichmuth. “Education and the Growth of Religious Associations among Yoruba Muslims: The Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria”, Journal of Religion in Africa, Vol. 26, Fasc. 4 (Nov., 1996). p 8.

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