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Abd al-Muttalib

497 - 578

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Shaiba ibn Hāshim (Arabic: شَيْبَة إبْن هَاشِم; c. 497–578), better known as ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib, (Arabic: عَبْد ٱلْمُطَّلِب, lit. 'Servant of Muttalib') was the fourth chief of the Quraysh tribal confederation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abd al-Muttalib has received more than 589,670 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Abd al-Muttalib is the 251st most popular religious figure (up from 367th in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (up from 34th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Saudi Arabian Religious Figure.

Abd al-Muttalib was the patriarch of the Quraysh tribe and the grandfather of the Prophet Muhammad. He is most famous for being the father of Abdul Muttalib ibn Hashim, who was the grandfather of the Prophet Muhammad.

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  • 40

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  • 6.62

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  • 2.71

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Among religious figures, Abd al-Muttalib ranks 251 out of 2,238Before him are Pope Nicholas I, Joseph of Arimathea, Zechariah, Pope Callixtus II, Bartholomew I of Constantinople, and Pope Alexander III. After him are Pope Gelasius I, Pope Liberius, Nathan, Pope Eugene II, Belshazzar, and Pope John XII.

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Among people born in 497, Abd al-Muttalib ranks 1After him is Childebert I. Among people deceased in 578, Abd al-Muttalib ranks 1After him are Justin II, Brendan, John Malalas, Jacob Baradaeus, and Wuffa of East Anglia.

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Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Abd al-Muttalib ranks 27 out of 251Before him are Malik ibn Anas (711), Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab (1703), Umar II (682), Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539), and Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580). After him are Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594), Marwan I (623), Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659), Zayd ibn Harithah (581), Abū Lahab (549), and Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624).


Among religious figures born in Saudi Arabia, Abd al-Muttalib ranks 11Before him are Hasan ibn Ali (624), Bilal ibn Rabah (580), Aminah (557), Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548), Malik ibn Anas (711), and Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539). After him are Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659), Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624), Abu Hurairah (600), Talhah (595), Muhammad al-Baqir (677), and 'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Awf (580).