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Abu Abdullah, Uthman bin Affan (radi Allahu anhu)

Ibn Abul -Aas bin Umayyah Abd Shams bin Abd Manaf. His lineage meets with that of the Messemger (salla allahu alaihi wa sallaam) at Abd Manaf, the fifth ancestor.

His mother was Arwa bint Kuraiz bin Rabi`ah bin Habib bin Abd Shams bin Abd Manaf. Her mother was Umm Hakim Al Baida bint Abdul-Muttalib.

He embraced Islam at its early stages. He made both migrations; to Ethiopia as well as to Al-Madinah. He was married to two of the daughters of the Prophet (salla Allahu alaihi wa sallaam). His caliphate lasted for eleven years, eleven months, and eighteen days. He was killed on the eighteenth of Dhul-Hijjah, after the afternoon prayer, while he was fasting, in 35 AH. He died at the age of eighty-two.

*He was killed by one of the Khawarij - stabbed in the back and the blood covered the Quran.

His Children

Abdullah the eldest, whose mother was Ruqayyah, the daughter of the Messenger of Allah (sallaAllahu alaihi wa sallaam). He died when he was only six years old, and the Messenger of Allah (salla Allahu alaihi wa sallam) helped place him into his grave.

Abdullah the youngest, was the son of Fakhitah bint Ghazwan the sister of Utbah.

Umar, Khalid, Aban, and Maryam. Their mother was Umm Amr bint Jundub bin Amr bin Humamah from the Azd branch of the Duas tribe.

Al-Walid, Sa`id, and Umm`Uthman. Their mother was Fatimah bint al-Walid bin `Abd Shams bin al-Mughirah bin Abdullah bin Umar bin Makhzum.

Abdul Malik did not have progeny, and died after reaching manhood. His mother was Ummul-Banin bint Uyainah bin Hisan bin Hudhaifah bin Zaid.

Aisha, Umm Aban and Umm `Amr. Their mother was Ramlah bint Shaibah bin Rabi`ah.

UmmKhalid, Arwa, and Umm Aban the younger.  Their mother was Na`ilah bint Al-Furafisah bin Al-Ahwas bin Amr bin Tha`labah bin Al-Harith bin Hisan bin Damdam bin Adi bin Janab from the family of Kalb bin Wabarah.

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