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Abu 'Ubayda al-Jarrah

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Abu 'Ubayda al-Jarrah
Personal Information
Full Name 'Amir b. 'Abd Allah b. Jarrah b. Hilal
Teknonym Abu 'Ubayda
Epithet Abu 'Ubayda b. al-Jarrah
Lineage Banu l-Harith clan of the Quraysh tribe
Birth 38 before Hijra/585-86
Place of Birth Mecca
Muhajir/Ansar Muhajir
Place(s) of Residence Mecca, Medina, Syria
Death/Martyrdom 18/639
Cause of Death/Martyrdom Plague
Religious Information
Presence at Ghazwas Battle of Badr and Uhud
Migration to Medina and Abyssinia
Notable Roles Endorsed the caliphate of Abu Bakr, took oaths of allegiance from opponents of Abu Bakr and had a role in conquests in the periods of the early caliphs
Other Activities Presence in the conquests of Abu Baker's time

ʿĀmir b. ʿAbd Allāh b. al-Jarrāḥ (Arabic: عامر بن عبدالله بن الجَرّاح; b. 38 before Hijra/585-86 d. 18/639), known as Abū ʿUbayda al-Jarrāḥ ( أبوعُبیدة الجرّاح), was a companion of the Prophet Muhammad (s) and a close companion of Abu Bakr b. Abi Quhafa and 'Umar b. al-Khattab. In the incident of Saqifa, he endorsed the caliphate of Abu Bakr and had a major role in taking oaths of allegiance from opponents of Abu Bakr, and in particular, Imam 'Ali (a). He had a significant role in conquests in the periods of the early caliphs, and died in 17/638 or 18/639.