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Umm Kulthum bint Ali

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Zaynab al-Ṣughrā (Arabic: زَيْنَب ٱلصُّغْرَىٰ, lit. 'Zaynab the Younger'), also known by her kunya Umm Kulthūm bint ʿAlī (Arabic: أُمّ كُلْثُوم بِنْت عَلِيّ), was the granddaughter of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and the daughter of Ali. Whether or not she was married to the Rashidun caliph Umar is a disputed topic between the Sunni and Shia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Umm Kulthum bint Ali has received more than 604,764 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Umm Kulthum bint Ali is the 724th most popular religious figure (up from 739th in 2019), the 96th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 94th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Saudi Arabian Religious Figure.

Umm Kulthum bint Ali is most famous for being the most famous singer in Egypt.

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Among religious figures, Umm Kulthum bint Ali ranks 724 out of 2,238Before her are Antipope Nicholas V, Josephine Bakhita, Romuald, Therese Neumann, Patriarch Nikon of Moscow, and John the Merciful. After her are Onesimus, Nectarios of Aegina, Papias of Hierapolis, Emma Morano, Nikephoros I of Constantinople, and Andrea Amati.

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Among people born in 630, Umm Kulthum bint Ali ranks 6Before her are Constans II, Pope Conon, Ibrahim ibn Muhammad, Sigebert III, and Di Renjie. After her are Wamba, Anastasius Sinaita, and Fausta.

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Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Umm Kulthum bint Ali ranks 96 out of 251Before her are Jamal Khashoggi (1958), Juwayriyya bint al-Harith (608), Ibrahim ibn Muhammad (630), Adnan Khashoggi (1935), Muhammad bin Saud (1710), and Wahshi ibn Harb (700). After her are Abdullah ibn Saba' (700), Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (1928), Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud (1933), Idris I of Morocco (743), Imru' al-Qais (501), and Uqba ibn Nafi (622).


Among religious figures born in Saudi Arabia, Umm Kulthum bint Ali ranks 42Before her are Zayd ibn Ali (695), Muhammad ibn al-Hanafiyyah (637), Abu Dhar al-Ghifari (600), Hashim ibn Abd Manaf (464), Sa'id bin Zayd (593), and Ibrahim ibn Muhammad (630). After her are Abdullah ibn Saba' (700), Abdullah ibn Salam (550), Abd Manaf ibn Qusai (430), Ubayy ibn Ka'b (600), Wasil ibn Ata (700), and Abd al-Rahman ibn Muljam (null).