From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

al-Walid may refer to:

  • Khalid ibn al-Walid (592–642), one of the two famous Arab generals of the Rashidun army during the Muslim conquests of the 7th Century
  • Al-Walid I (668–715), an Umayyad caliph who ruled from 705 - 715.
  • Al-Walid II (died 744), an Umayyad caliph who ruled from 743 until 744.
  • Ibrahim ibn al-Walid, an Umayyad caliph who ruled for a short time in 744.
  • Averroes (1126–1198), an Andalusian-Arab philosopher, physician, and polymath
  • Abu al-Walid (1967–2004), an Arab Mujahid who fought in both Chechen Wars
  • Najiyah bint al-Walid, a sahaba of Muhammad
  • Abu al-Walid al-Dahdouh (died 2006), a senior leader of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad
  • Al-Waleed bin Talal (born 1955), a member of the Saudi Royal Family
  • Jonah ibn Janah, an important Hebrew grammarian and lexicographer of the Middle Ages
  • Walid ibn Utbah (died 624), the son of Quraish leader Utba ibn Rabi'ah


  • Al Waleed, a town in Anbar Province in Iraq

See also[edit]