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Zayd ibn Harithah

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Zayd ibn Ḥāritha al-Kalbī (Arabic: زيد بن حارثة الكلبي) (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, Muhammad's cousin Ali, and Muhammad's close companion Abu Bakr, Zayd was a slave in Khadija's household for several years, but Muhammad later freed and legally adopted Zayd as his own son. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zayd ibn Harithah has received more than 758,053 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Zayd ibn Harithah is the 58th most popular companion (up from 73rd in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (up from 35th in 2019) and the 4th 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 58 out of 673Before him are Elisabeth of Valois, Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Theodora, Ingrid of Sweden, Isabella of France, and Sita. After him are Claude of France, Isabella of Portugal, Tiye, Margaret Tudor, Maria Feodorovna, and Antinous.

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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, Halimah bint Abi Dhuayb, Zainab bint Muhammad, Ja'far ibn Abi Talib, Shahrbaraz, 'Abd Allah ibn Rawahah, Khosrow III, Al-A'sha, and Eochaid Buide.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Zayd ibn Harithah ranks 31 out of 251Before him are Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539), Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580), Abd al-Muttalib (497), Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594), Marwan I (623), and Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659). After him are Abū Lahab (549), Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624), Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906), Abu Hurairah (600), Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921), and Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas (595).

Among COMPANIONS In Saudi Arabia

Among companions born in Saudi Arabia, Zayd ibn Harithah ranks 4Before him are Fatimah (604), Aisha (605), and Khadija bint Khuwaylid (556). After him are Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (567), Hafsa bint Umar (602), Sawda bint Zamʿa (589), Zainab bint Muhammad (600), Umm Kulthum bint Muhammad (603), Juwayriyya bint al-Harith (608), Wahshi ibn Harb (700), and Jabir ibn Abd Allah (607).