Abu Bakr Abdullah ibn Uthman

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Abu Bakr
Born Abdullah ibn Uthman
c. 573
Mecca, Hijaz, Arabia (present day Saudi Arabia)
Died c. 23 August 634 (age 61)
Other names al-Siddiq (the truthful)
Khalifat Rasul Allah (Viceroy to the Apostle of Allah)
Successor 'Umar bin Al-Khattaab
Spouse Kutayla bint 'Abd al-'Uzza

Umm Ruman bint 'Amir

Asma' bint 'Umays

Habiba bint Kharidia

Abu Bakr was a companion of the prophet and the first caliph after the death of Muhammad. He was also the father-in-law to Muhammad via Muhammad's marriage to his daughter Aisha. According to the Islamic tradition, his reign was short, less than two years before he died, and consumed with the battle against the false prophets of the Ridda Wars.

Early Life

Conversion to Islam

Marriage of his Daughter to the Prophet

Time in Medina with the Prophet

Death of Muhammad, Succession and Controversy

Caliphate and Ridda Wars


Timeline and Non-Muslim Sources