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Al-Zubayr b. al-Awwam

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Al-Zubayr b. al-Awwam
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Tomb attributed to al-Zubayr in Basra, Iraq
Personal Information
Teknonym Abu 'Abd Allah
Lineage Quraysh
Well-Known Relatives Lady Khadija (a) (aunt), the Prophet (s) (cousin)
Muhajir/Ansar Muhajir
Place(s) of Residence Mecca, Abyssinia, Medina
Death/Martyrdom 36/656
Cause of Death/Martyrdom He was killed in the Battle of Jamal
Burial Place Basra, Iraq
Religious Information
Presence at Ghazwas Badr, Uhud, Conquest of Mecca
Migration to Abyssinia, Medina
Known for Participating in the Battle of Jamal against Imam 'Ali (a)
Notable Roles Disagreement by Saqifa, member of Six-Member Council, participating in killing of 'Uthman, head of Jamal army

Al-Zubayr b. al-ʿAwwām b. Khuwaylid (Arabic: الزُبَیر بن العَوّام بن خُوَیلِد), (d. 36/656), was one of the companions of the Prophet (s) and Khadija's nephew. He embraced Islam when he was 8 and accompanied the Prophet (s) ever since. After the Prophet's demise, al-Zubayr did not accept the verdict issued by Saqifa council about the succession of the Prophet (s), instead he defended the caliphate of Ali (a) and had various discussions with