Anjem Choudary has been charged with terrorism offences, the Metropolitan Police said.
The 56-year-old man, from east London, was charged on July 23 with belonging to a proscribed organisation, in breach of section 11 of the Terrorism Act 2000, the force announced Monday morning.
He was also charged with addressing meetings to encourage support for a proscribed organization, in breach of sections 12(3) of the Terrorism Act 2000 and with directing a terrorist organisation, in breach of section 56 of the Terrorism Act 2000.
He was arrested by police at his home in a dawn raid last week.
Scotland Yard said another man, Khaled Hussein, 28, from Canada, has also been charged with belonging to a proscribed organization, in breach of section 11 of the Terrorism Act 2000.
The Met Police said: “On Monday July 17, Met counter-terrorism detectives investigating suspected membership in a proscribed organization arrested a 56-year-old man in east London and a 28-year-old Canadian citizen at Heathrow airport after they arrived on a flight.
“They were being held under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000 and detectives were issued additional arrest warrants allowing them to detain the men until Monday 24 July.”
Both men were remanded to appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on Monday.