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Abd al-Rahman b. Muhammad al-Kindi

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Abd al-Rahman b. Muhammad al-Kindi
Revolting against Umayyad Dynasty
Full Name 'Abd al-Rahman b. Muhammad al-Ash'ath al-Kindi
Lineage Al-Kinda tribe
Well-known Relatives Ash'ath b. Qays (grand father), Muhammad b. al-Ash'ath (father)
Places of Residence Kufa, Sistan, Basra
Death/Martyrdom 95/713
Cause of
Death/Martyrdom
suicide
Era Umayyad Dynasty
Known for Opponents of Shi'a
Notable roles Governor of Sistan
Activities Working with 'Ubayd Allah b. Ziyad, Zubayrids, Umayyad

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān b. Muḥammad b. al-Ashʿath al-Kindī (Arabic: عبدالرحمن بن محمد بن اشعث الكندی) (b. ? - d. 95/713) was al-Ash'ath b. Qays's grandson from a noble family in Hadhramaut and a supporter of the Umayyad family who gradually turned into their opponent and rebelled against them. His revolt occurred between 81/700 and 82/701 extending from Sistan to Basra. He came to be known by his revolt against the Umayyad dynasty.