Indonesia is a country known has Islamic spacious, has a famous scholar and intellectuals in the world, especially in the Indonesian archipelago. Success in the deployment of the symbols of Islam in the archipelago that cannot be separated from the active role of earlier scholars who actively spread Islam in the archipelago, especially in Indonesia. This research aim to describe an outstanding figure of scholar whose name is Nawawi al-Bantani. He is a prominent figure scholar of Da'wah or Rijal al-Da'wah sizable his services for the development and spreading the Da'wah Islamiyah in his native country (Indonesia) as well as in the Islamic world. The role and activities of Da'wah can be seen by teachings of Islam through education in Mekah al-Mukarramah, with the success of his students who went on to become leader of Da'wah in spreading Islam in the archipelago, also through writing which they scattered everywhere so that it becomes a source and a reference to the present time.