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RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib

539 - 619

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Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (Arabic: أَبُو طَالِب بن عَبْد ٱلْمُطَّلِب ʾAbū Ṭālib ibn ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib; c. 535 – 619) was the leader of Banu Hashim, a clan of the Qurayshi tribe of Mecca in the Hejazi region of the Arabian Peninsula. He was an uncle of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and father of Ali. After the death of his father Abd al-Muttalib ibn Hashim ibn Abd Manaf, he inherited this position, and the offices of Siqaya and Rifada. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib has received more than 1,035,088 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib is the 239th most popular religious figure (up from 277th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (up from 29th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Saudi Arabian Religious Figure.

Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib was the uncle of the prophet Muhammad and the father of Ali. He is most famous for being a protector of Muhammad from the persecution of the Quraysh.

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  • 44

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  • 6.37

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib ranks 239 out of 2,238Before him are Pope Alexander I, Vincent de Paul, Pope Fabian, Ignatius of Antioch, Maximilian Kolbe, and Pope Damasus I. After him are Demetrius of Thessaloniki, Amos, Pope Adrian II, Ezra, Irenaeus, and Pope Nicholas I.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 539, Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib ranks 1After him are Maurice and Chilperic I. Among people deceased in 619, Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib ranks 2Before him is Khadija bint Khuwaylid. After him are John the Merciful, Shibi Khan, John Moschus, and Laurence of Canterbury.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib ranks 25 out of 251Before him are Ibn Saud (1875), Ja'far al-Sadiq (702), Malik ibn Anas (711), Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab (1703), and Umar II (682). After him are Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580), Abd al-Muttalib (497), Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594), Marwan I (623), Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659), and Zayd ibn Harithah (581).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Saudi Arabia

Among religious figures born in Saudi Arabia, Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib ranks 10Before him are Husayn ibn Ali (626), Hasan ibn Ali (624), Bilal ibn Rabah (580), Aminah (557), Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548), and Malik ibn Anas (711). After him are Abd al-Muttalib (497), Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659), Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624), Abu Hurairah (600), Talhah (595), and Muhammad al-Baqir (677).