Ikrima ibn Abi Jahl

598 - 636

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Ikrima ibn Amr ibn Hisham (Arabic: عكرمة بن عمرو بن هشام, romanized: ʿIkrima ibn ʿAmr ibn Hishām; c. 598–634 or 636) was an opponent-turned companion of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and a military commander in the Ridda wars and the Muslim conquest of Syria. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ikrima ibn Abi Jahl has received more than 87,366 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Ikrima ibn Abi Jahl is the 402nd most popular military personnel (up from 588th in 2019), the 120th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia and the 8th most popular Saudi Arabian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Ikrima ibn Abi Jahl ranks 402 out of 2,058Before him are Sanada Yukimura, Choe Yeong, Alexander Samsonov, Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, Günther Rall, and Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz. After him are Heinrich von Vietinghoff, La Hire, Prince Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta, Ernst von Mansfeld, Laskarina Bouboulina, and Theodoros Kolokotronis.

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Among people born in 598, Ikrima ibn Abi Jahl ranks 5Before him are Emperor Taizong of Tang, Brahmagupta, Ruqayyah bint Muhammad, and Qasim ibn Muhammad. After him are Martina, and Princess Pingyang. Among people deceased in 636, Ikrima ibn Abi Jahl ranks 2Before him is Isidore of Seville. After him are Saʽd ibn ʽUbadah, Rostam Farrokhzad, Arioald, Dervan, Sisenand, Abd-Allah ibn Umm-Maktum, and Cwichelm of Wessex.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Ikrima ibn Abi Jahl ranks 120 out of 354Before him are Ubayy ibn Ka'b (600), Ghazi of Iraq (1912), Abd-Allah ibn Ubayy (600), Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud (1933), Imru' al-Qais (501), and Abbas I of Egypt (1816). After him are Sa'd ibn Mu'adh (590), 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr ibn al-'As (616), Waraqah ibn Nawfal (null), Empress Jitō (645), Hassan ibn Thabit (554), and Abd Manaf ibn Qusai (430).


Among military personnels born in Saudi Arabia, Ikrima ibn Abi Jahl ranks 8Before him are Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas (595), Muhammad bin Qasim (695), Amr ibn al-As (580), Usama ibn Zayd (615), Uqba ibn Nafi (622), and Abdallah ibn Sa'd (650). After him are Yazid ibn Abi Sufyan (null), Shurahbil ibn Hasana (583), and Abdul-Rahman ibn Abi Bakr (null).