The field, which has acquired the subject of scientific accumulation as a result of the activities on the Qur'an, is the history of tafsir, which is one of the sub-branches of tafsir. It is possible to divide the works related to the history of tafsir, which contains different types of writing, into two different categories in terms of content and method. In terms of content, history of tafsir studies can be divided into two parts as detached and non-detached works. In terms of method, they are binary based on tabaqat and echo centered works or a tripartite classification was created by adding one more title encyclopedic commentary in the form of historical works. In this article, Ahmed b. Muhammed al-Edirnevi (d. after 1095/1684) whose work was named Tabaot al-Mufassirin which in terms of content detached, and in terms of method tabakat kind of tafsir historical works have been subjected to examine. First of all, the concepts of tabaqat and tabaqat almufassirin and in general the pre-Edirnevi tabaqat literature will be touched. Then information about the author will be given; in the following, copies of the work, sources, method and its relationship with tafsir tabaqat literature will be examined. Finally, information was given about the works of Giritli Sirri Pasha (d. 1895), Bergamali Cevdet Bey (d. 1926) and Omer Nasuhi Bilmen (d. 1971), who continued the system of Edirnevi, and their relations with Edirnevi's method.