Umm Salama

602 - 683

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Umm Salama Hind bint Abi Umayya (Arabic: أُمّ سَلَمَة هِنْد بِنْت أَبِي أُمَيَّة‎, ʾUmm Salamah Hind ʾibnat ʾAbī ʾUmayyah, c. 580 or 596 – 680/683), also known as Hind al-Makhzumiyah (Arabic: هِنْد ٱلْمَخْزُومِيَّة‎) or Hind bint Suhayl (Arabic: هِنْد بِنْت سُهَيْل‎) was one of Muhammad's wives. Umm Salama was her kunya meaning, "mother of Salama". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Umm Salama has received more than 452,710 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Umm Salama is the 465th most popular religious figure (up from 658th in 2019), the 55th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (up from 71st in 2019) and the 20th most popular Saudi Arabian Religious Figure.

Umm Salama was a wife of the Prophet Muhammad, and she is most famous for her narration of the Battle of Uhud.

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Among religious figures, Umm Salama ranks 465 out of 2,272Before her are Antipope Clement VII, Micah, John Wesley, Rose of Lima, Pope Anastasius III, and Devadatta. After her are Saint Maurice, Thomas Becket, Bruno of Cologne, Pope Marcellinus, Tollund Man, and Pope Benedict VII.

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Among people born in 602, Umm Salama ranks 3Before her are Xuanzang and Hafsa bint Umar. After her are Sigebert II, Ansegisel, Adaloald, and Theodore of Tarsus. Among people deceased in 683, Umm Salama ranks 4Before her are Yazid I, Emperor Gaozong of Tang, and Pope Leo II. After her are Kʼinich Janaabʼ Pakal and Uqba ibn Nafi.

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Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Umm Salama ranks 55 out of 222Before her are Musa al-Kadhim (745), Amr ibn al-As (580), Hasan al-Basri (642), 'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Awf (580), Zainab bint Muhammad (600), and Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik (674). After her are Umm Kulthum bint Muhammad (603), Abdullah ibn Umar (610), Amr ibn Hishām (570), Abraha (600), Musaylimah (600), and Sawda bint Zamʿa (589).


Among religious figures born in Saudi Arabia, Umm Salama ranks 20Before her are Ali al-Ridha (770), Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624), Talhah (595), Muhammad al-Baqir (677), Musa al-Kadhim (745), and 'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Awf (580). After her are Abdullah ibn Umar (610), Abdullah ibn Masud (600), Ruqayyah bint Muhammad (598), Anas ibn Malik (612), Zaynab bint Ali (626), and Abbas ibn Ali (647).