Abu Bakr

573 - 634

Abu Bakr

Abu Bakr Abdullah ibn Uthman (Arabic: أَبُو بَكْرٍ عَبْدُ ٱللهِ بْنِ عُثْمَانَ‎; c. 573 CE – 23 August 634 CE) was a companion and, through his daughter Aisha, a father-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, as well as the first of the Rashidun Caliphs. Initially a rich and respected businessman, Abu Bakr later 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 3,393,273 page views. His biography is available in 97 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 28th most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Abu Bakr ranks 29 out of 2,001Before him are John Calvin, Matthew the Apostle, Ali, Andrew the Apostle, Saint Nicholas, and James, son of Zebedee. After him are John the Apostle, Anthony of Padua, Pope John XXIII, Pope Benedict XVI, Pope Paul VI, and Pope John Paul I.

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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, George of Pisidia, Eanfrith of Bernicia, Cadwallon ap Cadfan, and Osric of Deira.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Abu Bakr ranks 4 out of 174Before him are Muhammad (570), Umar (585), and Ali (601). After him are Husayn ibn Ali (626), Uthman (574), Fatimah (604), Aisha (605), Muawiyah I (603), Khalid ibn al-Walid (592), Khadija bint Khuwaylid (556), and Hasan ibn Ali (624).


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), Malik ibn Anas (711), Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548), Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539), Ali al-Ridha (770), Aminah (557), and Muhammad al-Baqir (677).

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