Khadijah bint Khuwaylid

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Khadijah bint Khuwaylid (Arabic: خديجة بنت خويلد) (555 - 619) was the first wife of the Muhammad, an Islamic prophet. Her nickname was Khadijah al-Kubra. She was the daughter of Khuwaylid ibn Asad and Fatimah bint Za'idah. Khadijah is widely known as the first person to convert to Islam. Khadijah is known as Umm-al-mu'minin which means "the Mother of the Believers"

Children[change | change source]

Khadijah had six children with Muhammad.

  • Qasim ibn Muhammad, died in 605 CE, before his second birthday
  • Abd-Allah ibn Muhammad, died in childhood in 615 CE
  • Zainab bint Muhammad, married to her maternal cousin Abu al-Aas ibn al-Rabee
  • Ruqayyah bint Muhammad, married to Uthman ibn Affan
  • Umm Kulthum bint Muhammad, also married to Uthman ibn Affan after Ruqayyah's death
  • Fatimah, married to 'Ali bin Abi Talib