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Assalaamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakaatuh
Aminah bint wahb bin `Abd Manaf bin Zuhrah bin Kilab bin Murrah bin Ka`b bin Luai bin Ghalib. Two narrations have been reported about his mother's death. 1) She died when he was four; or 2) that she died when he was six.
The Messenger of Allah (sallaAllahu alaihi wa sallaam) was born on Monday, after two nights passed of the Month of Rabi`ul Awwal, in the year of the Elephant.
Abdullah bin Abdul Muttalib, died in al-Madinah before the messenger (sallaAllahu alaihi wa sallaam) was born. (View of the Major scholars. However, there are more points of difference from the narrators, mentioned in the text page 23.
Abdul Muttalib died when he was eight years of age.
Confirmation of these facts can be found in several text: Zadul-Ma`ad, Al-Bidayah wal-Nihayah, As-Seerah, and Fathul-Bari as well as others. See footnote.