Mujir al-Din al-’Ulaimi was born in Jerusalem in 1456 CE. He studied there
from a young age until he moved to Cairo at the age of eighteen to pursue further studies for about 10 years before returning to Jerusalem.
He worked as a public servant and was appointed qadi (Shari’a judge) of Ramla in 1484 CE. He became the chief Hanbali qadi of Jerusalem
in 1486 CE and held that position for nearly 3 decades until he retired in 1516 CE. He wrote several books but
only one - The glorious history of Jerusalem and Hebron (al-Uns al-Jalil bi-tarikh al-Quds wal-Khalil) - was published (wikipedia).