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