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Khadija bint Khuwaylid

556 - 619

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Khadija bint Khuwaylid (Arabic: خَدِيجَة بِنْت خُوَيْلِد‎, romanized: Khadīja bint Khuwaylid, born 555 CE – 22 November 619 CE), commonly known as Khadija, was the first wife and first follower of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Khadija was the daughter of Khuwaylid ibn Asad, a leader of the Quraysh tribe in Mecca, and a successful businesswoman in her own right. Khadija is often referred to by Muslims as "Mother of the Believers". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Khadija bint Khuwaylid has received more than 2,314,821 page views. Her biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Khadija bint Khuwaylid is the 11th most popular companion (up from 15th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (up from 11th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Saudi Arabian Companion.

Khadija bint Khuwaylid is most famous for being the first wife of Muhammad.

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Among COMPANIONS

Among companions, Khadija bint Khuwaylid ranks 11 out of 687Before her are Aisha, Helena, Catherine of Aragon, Fatimah, Empress Joséphine, and Eva Braun. After her are Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Madame de Pompadour, Mihrimah Sultan, Mary Boleyn, and Roxana.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 556, Khadija bint Khuwaylid ranks 1 Among people deceased in 619, Khadija bint Khuwaylid ranks 1After her are Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib, John the Merciful, Shibi Khan, John Moschus, and Laurence of Canterbury.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Khadija bint Khuwaylid ranks 10 out of 222Before her are Abu Bakr (573), Uthman (574), Husayn ibn Ali (626), Aisha (605), Fatimah (604), and Khalid ibn al-Walid (592). After her are Muawiyah I (603), Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), Hasan ibn Ali (624), Osama bin Laden (1957), Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924), and Bilal ibn Rabah (580).

Among COMPANIONS In Saudi Arabia

Among companions born in Saudi Arabia, Khadija bint Khuwaylid ranks 3Before her are Aisha (605) and Fatimah (604). After her are Hafsa bint Umar (602), Zayd ibn Harithah (581), Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (567), Zainab bint Muhammad (600), Umm Kulthum bint Muhammad (603), Sawda bint Zamʿa (589), Juwayriyya bint al-Harith (608), Jabir ibn Abd Allah (607), and Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr (631).