Fihr ibn Malik

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Fihr is counted among the direct ancestors of Muhammad.[1]:3 In the lineage of Muhammad from Adnan, Fihr precedes Muhammad by eleven generations.[1]:3

Fihr defended Mecca against the Himyarite King of Yemen who wanted transfer Kaaba to Yemen.[1]:41 A sharp engagement followed in which Himyar were defeated, and their King Hassan was taken prisoner by Fihr for two years until he paid his ransom.[1]

He is the common ancestor of all the ten promised paradise.

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