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'Ali al-Akbar (a)

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Descendant of Imam
'Ali al-Akbar (a)
Darih of Imam al-Husayn & the grave of martyrs of Karbala.jpg
Ali al-Akbar (a) is buried beside the grave of his father, Imam al-Husayn (a) in Karbala.
Father Imam al-Husayn (a)
Mother Layli bt. Abi Marra
Birth Sha'ban 11, 33/March 10, 654
Place of Birth Medina
Place(s) of Residence Medina
Demise Muharram 10, 61/October 13, 680
Place of Burial Shrine of Imam al-Husayn (a), Karbala
Age 27

ʿAlī b. al-Ḥusayn b. ʿAlī b. Abī Ṭālib (Arabic:علي بن الحسين بن علي بن أبي طالب ), (b. 33/654 - d. 61/680) known as Ali al-Akbar (علي الأکبر) was son of Imam al-Husayn (a). It is reported that he (a) was very much like the Prophet (s) in appearance and personality. Ali al-Akbar (a) showed great bravery and sacrifice in the Battle of Karbala and was martyred in fighting with the army of Yazid. According to narrations, he (a) was the first martyr from Banu Hashim on the Day of Ashura. His grave is beside his father in Karbala.