Please see footnote no. 5 on page no. 2 of this pdf for a brief introduction of the Allaamah Haafiz al-Hakami raheemahullaah. His great status can be seen by the fact that some of his most prominent Students are [url=http://www.salafitalk.net/st/viewmessages.cfm?Forum=6&Topic=6340]Shaykh Ahmed an-Najmee[/url], [url=http://salafitalk.net/st/viewmessages.cfm?Forum=6&Topic=5527&sortby=desc]Sheikh Rabi' bin Hadi[/url], [url=http://www.salafitalk.net/st/viewmessages.cfm?Forum=19&Topic=9129]Shaikh Zaid al-Madkhalee[/url] and [url=http://salafitalk.net/st/viewmessages.cfm?Forum=19&Topic=10460]Shaykh Ali Nasir al-Faqihi[/url].
For a collection of his fataawa in English please click [url=http://www.fatwaislam.com/fis/index.cfm?scn=search_sch&sch=18]here[/url].