Zayd ibn Harithah

581 - 629

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Zayd ibn Harithah (Arabic: زَيْد ٱبْن حَارِثَة‎, Zayd ibn Ḥārithah) (c. 581–629 CE), was an early Muslim, sahabah and the adopted son of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad. He is commonly regarded as the fourth person to have accepted Islam, after Muhammad's wife Khadija bint Khuwaylid, Muhammad’s best friend Abu Bakar, and Muhammad's cousin Ali ibn Abi Talib. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zayd ibn Harithah has received more than 620,787 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Zayd ibn Harithah is the 73rd most popular companion (up from 112th in 2019), the 35th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (up from 44th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Saudi Arabian Companion.

Zayd ibn Harithah is most famous for being the first person to convert to Islam and for being Muhammad's adopted son.

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Among companions, Zayd ibn Harithah ranks 73 out of 687Before him are Poppaea Sabina, Désirée Clary, Sepp Dietrich, Elisabeth of Austria, Queen of France, Astrid of Sweden, and Mary Tudor, Queen of France. After him are Tiye, Margaret Tudor, Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Portugal, Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib, Mary of Teck, and Alexandra Feodorovna.

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Among people born in 581, Zayd ibn Harithah ranks 1After him are Abu Hudhayfa ibn Utba and Sun Simiao. Among people deceased in 629, Zayd ibn Harithah ranks 1After him are Chlothar II, Zainab bint Muhammad, Halimah bint Abi Dhuayb, Ja'far ibn Abi Talib, Shahrbaraz, 'Abd Allah ibn Rawahah, Khosrow III, and Al-A'sha.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Zayd ibn Harithah ranks 35 out of 222Before him are Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539), Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921), Abu Hurairah (600), Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas (595), Abd Allah ibn Abbas (619), and Abd al-Muttalib (497). After him are Abdullah I of Jordan (1882), Abū Lahab (549), Ali al-Ridha (770), Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (567), Faisal I of Iraq (1885), and Khalid of Saudi Arabia (1912).

Among COMPANIONS In Saudi Arabia

Among companions born in Saudi Arabia, Zayd ibn Harithah ranks 5Before him are Aisha (605), Fatimah (604), Khadija bint Khuwaylid (556), and Hafsa bint Umar (602). After him are 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).