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Al-Mughira b. Shu'ba

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Al-Mughira b. Shu'ba
Attacking the house of Lady Fatima (a)
Full Name Al-Mughira b. Shu'ba b. Abi 'Amir al-Thaqafi
Teknonym Abu 'Isa or Abu 'Abd Allah
Lineage Thaqif tribe
Birth 2 or 3 years after Bi'that/612 or 613
Place of Birth Ta'if
Places of Residence Ta'if, Medina, Bahrain, Basra, Kufa, Azerbaijan
Death/Martyrdom 50/670
Burial Place Kufa
Era Early Islam
Notable roles Governor of Bahrain, Basra, Kufa, Azerbaijan
Activities Attacking the house of Lady Fatima (a), cursing Imam 'Ali (a)

Al-Mughira b. Shuʿba (Arabic: مغيرة بن شعبة) (b. 2 or 3 years after Bi'that/612 or 613 - d. 50/670) was a companion of Prophet Muhammad (s). He played a role in the attack to Lady Fatima's (a) house. Mughira was appointed as the governor of Bahrain, Basra and Kufa by the order of 'Umar b. al-Khattab. Later in the time of Mu'awiya, he became the governor of Kufa. Al-Mughira cursed 'Ali b. Abi Talib (a) and his followers in the Masjid al-Kufa. Abu Lu' Lu'و the murderer of 'Umar b. al-Khattabو was the slave of al-Mughira.

Lineage, Birth and Death

Al-Mughira b. Shu'ba b. Abi 'Amir b. Mas'ud was a member of Thaqif tribe. Abu Isa or Abu Abd Allah was the teknonym of al-Mughira.[1]