Umar

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Umar
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Islamic Empire During The Reign
Mohammad adil rais-Caliph Umar's empire at its peak 644.PNG
Commander of the Faithful
(Amir al-Mu'minin)
Full Name'Umar bin al-Khattab
(عمر ابن الخطاب)
Reign23 August 634 – November 7 644
Bornc.586-590
BirthplaceMecca, Arabia
Died7 November 644
DeathplaceMedina, Arabia
Place of BurialAl-Masjid al-Nabawi, Madinah
PredecessorAbu Bakr
SuccessorUthman
FatherKhattab ibn Nufayl
MotherHantamah binti Hisham ibn al-Mugheerah
Brother(s)Zayd ibn al-Khattab
Sister(s)Fatimah bint al-Khattab
Spouse(s)• Zaynab bint Mazh'un
Umm Kulthum bint Ali
• Quraybah bint Abi Umayyah al-Makhzumi
• Umm Hakim bint al-Harith ibn Hisham
Jamilah bint Ashim ibn Thabit ibn Abi al-Aqlah
• Atikah bint Zayd ibn Amr ibn Nifayl
• Luhyah
• Fukayhah
Son(s)`Abd Allah ibn `Umar
• 'Abd ar-Rahman ibn 'Umar
• 'Ubaid Allah ibn 'Umar
• Zayd ibn 'Umar
Asim ibn Umar
• Iyaad ibn 'Umar
• 'Abd ar-Rahman ibn 'Umar
• Az-Zubayr ibn Bakkar (Abu Shahmah)
Daughter(s)Hafsa bint 'Umar
• Fatima bint 'Umar
• Zaynab bint 'Umar
DescendantsFarooqui
Other TitlesAl-Farooq ("Distinguisher between truth and false")
Amir al-Mo`mineen ("Commander of the Faithful)

Umar (c. 581-83 CE– 7 November, 644), also known as Umar the Great or Omar the Great was a Muslim from the Banu Adi clan. He was a disciple of the Muslim prophet Muhammad and the second Caliph of Islam.[1][2] He was great caliph of Islam and his life was inspiration for many Muslims.


References[change | change source]

  1. Ahmed, Nazeer, Islam in Global History: From the Death of Prophet Muhammad to the First World War, American Institute of Islamic History and Cul, 2001, p. 34. ISBN 0-7388-5963-X.
  2. ^ Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani, Ahmad ibn Ali. Lisan Ul-Mizan: *Umar bin al-Khattab al-Adiyy.