Saturday, July 4, 2009

Pierre Vogel

Pierre Vogel (b. July 20, 1978 in Frechen) also known as Abu Hamza [1] is a German Islamic preacher and former professional Boxer.



[edit] Boxing

As a youth Vogel took up boxing, becoming German Junior-Master.[clarification needed]Cruiserweight[2] for the Sauerland club and was undefeated in seven bouts. After 66 amateur fights he turned professional at the age of 22, fighting as a

[edit] Religion

Vogel embraced Islam in 2001 and started Islamic studies in Germany.[3] For two years he studied Arabic and the Quran at the private school Om Al-Qura [4] in Mecca and started 2006 teaching Islam in mosques, Universities and even amongst Christian congregations.

Vogel is married to a Moroccoan woman and is father of two children.[5]

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