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Abu Bakr

573 - 634

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Abu Bakr Abdallah ibn Uthman Abi Quhafa (Arabic: أَبُو بَكْرٍ عَبْدُ ٱللهِ بْنِ عُثْمَانَ أَبِي قُحَافَةَ, romanized: Abū Bakr ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿUthmān Abī Quḥāfa; c. 573 – 23 August 634) was the senior companion and was, through his daughter Aisha, a father-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, as well as the first caliph of Islam. He is known with the honorific title al-Siddiq by Muslims. Abu Bakr became one of the first converts to Islam and extensively contributed his wealth in support of Muhammad's work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abu Bakr has received more than 5,117,158 page views. His biography is available in 102 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 100 in 2019). Abu Bakr is the 25th most popular religious figure (down from 23rd in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia and the 3rd most popular Saudi Arabian Religious Figure.

Abu bakr is most famous for being the first caliph of the muslim empire.

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Among religious figures, Abu Bakr ranks 25 out of 2,238Before him are Saint George, Saint Joseph, Andrew the Apostle, Elijah, John Calvin, and Ali. After him are Matthew the Apostle, Saint Barbara, Samson, Martin of Tours, Jonah, and Saint Stephen.

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Among people born in 573, Abu Bakr ranks 1 Among people deceased in 634, Abu Bakr ranks 1After him are Suintila, Abu Dujana, Modestus of Jerusalem, George of Pisidia, Illig Qaghan, Cadwallon ap Cadfan, Eanfrith of Bernicia, and Osric of Deira.

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Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Abu Bakr ranks 4 out of 251Before him are Muhammad (570), Umar (585), and Ali (601). After him are Uthman (574), Husayn ibn Ali (626), Fatimah (604), Aisha (605), Khadija bint Khuwaylid (556), Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), Khalid ibn al-Walid (592), and Osama bin Laden (1957).


Among religious figures born in Saudi Arabia, Abu Bakr ranks 3Before him are Muhammad (570) and Ali (601). After him are Husayn ibn Ali (626), Hasan ibn Ali (624), Bilal ibn Rabah (580), Aminah (557), Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548), Malik ibn Anas (711), Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539), Abd al-Muttalib (497), and Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659).