Fatimah bint Asad
Fatimah bint Asad
Fāṭimah bint ʾAsad
فاطمة بنت أسد
c. 68 BH
(c. 555 CE)
|Died||c. 4 AH |
(c. 626 CE)
|Known for||Mother of Ali ibn Abu Talib, Aunt of Muhammad|
|Spouse(s)||Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib|
|Parent(s)||Asad ibn Hashim|
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She married her cousin, Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib, and was the mother of seven of his children.
- Fakhitah (Umm Hani).
- Ali, who was the husband of Muhammad's daughter Fatimah.
Fatimah became a Muslim and is described as a "righteous woman". Following Abu Talib's death in 620,:243 Fatimah emigrated to Medina with her son Ali in 622.:686 Muhammad used to visit her and take siestas in her house there.
She died in the year 625/626.:811 According to Anas bin Malik, when Muhammad learned that Fatimah had died, he went to her house to sit beside her body and pray for her, gave his shirt to be incorporated into her shroud, and personally placed her in her grave in the Jannatul Baqee cemetery in Medina.:475
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- Al-Majlisi, M. B. Hayat al-Qulub. Translated by Rizvi, S. H. (2010). Volume 2: A Detailed Biography of Prophet Muhammad (saww). Qum: Ansariyan Publications.