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It was; Abu al-Tufayl ‘Amir bin Wathla bin’ Abdullah b. ‘Amr b. Jahsh b. Jary b. Sa’d b. Laith b. Bakr b. ‘Abdul Manat (May Allah be pleased with him)
He was born in 1 AH (Hijaz) and died around 100-110 AH in Makkah, Adh-Dahabi says the correct opinion is that he died in 110th Hijri.
His area of interest is Narration of the Prophet.
He Narrated Hadith directly from the Prophet علي سلم, Abu Bakr As-Siddique, ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab, Ali ibn Abi Talib, Mu’adh ibn Jabal, Hudhayfah ibn al Yaman, ibn Mas’ud, ibn Abbas, Hdhyfh bin Asyd, Naf’ bin Abd al-Harith, Zayd bin Arqam.
Abu al-Tufayl teaches many Tabi’ narrations of the prophet, some of his students are;
al-Zuhri, Muhammad bin Muslim bin Tadras, Qatada, ‘Abdul’ Aziz bin Rafi ‘, Sa’d bin Iyas, Abu’ Amr Shaybani, ‘Abdul Malik bin Sa’id , ‘ Abdullah bin Abd, ‘Ikrama bin Khalid bin al -Aas, ‘Amarah bin Thuban, ‘ Amr bin Dinar, Farat bin Abi ‘Abdur Rahman, al-Qasim bin Abi Bzh, Khultum bin Jabir, Kahmas bin al-Hasan al-Tamimi, Ma’ruf bin Kharbudh, among others
Ask Scholars from your region for more about his biography.