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The Charter of Madinah – Mankind’s First Written Constitution

Throughout the history of the world, all countries and nations operated under certain laws promulgated by their founders/rulers.  From the codes of Hammurabi to the constitutions of today, treaties have evolved significantly over centuries. Many historians consider the English Magna Carta to be the first written constitution; however, according to the research of Dr. Muhammad Hamidullah, one of the most eminent Muslim researchers and scholars of the 20th century, the