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Sumayya bt. Khabbat

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Sumayya bt. Khabbat
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Personal Information
Full Name Sumayya bt. Khabbat
Well-Known Relatives 'Ammar (son), Yasir (husband)
Place(s) of Residence Mecca
Cause of Death/Martyrdom Torture by Abu Jahl
Burial Place Abu Talib Cemetery
Religious Information
Known for First female martyr of Islam

Sumayya bt. Khabbāt (Arabic: سمیّه بنت خبّاط) was the mother of 'Ammar b. Yasir –a famous companion of the Prophet (s)- and among the first people who converted to Islam. She was the first shahida (female martyr) in Islam.

Lineage and Her Life before Islam

Sumayya was the daughter of Khabbat and the female servant of Abu Hudhayfa b. al-Mughira –the chief of Banu Makhzum tribe. Her husband was Yasir b. 'Amir al-'Anasi al-Madhhiji al-Qahtani,