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Rightly Guided Caliphs of Islam - Umar Ibn Al Khattab
A profile of Umar ibn Al-Khattab, the second Rightly-Guided caliph of Islam. Umar took over leadership of the Muslim community after Abu Bakr As-Siddiq.
Uthman bin Affan, Third Rightly Guided Caliph of Islam
Prior to his death, the caliph Umar ibn Al-Khattab named six senior Companions of the Prophet, and ordered that they select a new caliph from amongst ...
Baghdad in Islamic History - About.com Islam
The caliph Omar ibn Al-Khattab ordered the foundation of two cities to protect the new territory: Kufah (the new capital of the region) and Basrah (the new port ...
Rightly Guided Caliphs of Islam - Profile of Abu Bakr - About.com Islam
They agreed that Umar ib Al-Khattab would make a good choice, and Abu Bakr wrote a testament in which he named Umar as the next Caliph. He ordered his ...
Umar ibn al-Khattab - Atheism and Agnosticism from About.com
Umar ibn al-Khattab. Dates: Born: c. 586 in Mecca, Arabia Died: November 3, 644 (23 AH) in Medina, Arabia (assassinated) Conversion to Islam: 618. Caliph: ...
How the Quran Was Recorded and Preserved - About.com Islam
This complete text of the Quran was kept in the possession of Abu Bakr, and then passed on to the next Caliph, Umar ibn Al-Khattab. After his death, they were ...
Profiles of the Rightly Guided Caliphs - Islam - About.com
Profiles of the four Rightly-Guided Caliphs of Islam, who took over leadership of the Muslim ... Umar ibn Al-Khattab, the Second Rightly-Guided Caliph of Islam ...
Chronology of Medieval Islam, 600 - 900 CE
His father-in-law, Abu-Bakr, and Umar devised a system to allow Islam to sustain religious and political stability. Accepting the name of caliph ("deputy of the ...
Iraq - Historical Setting - The Abbasid Caliphate - 750-1258
It was the second Abbasid caliph, Al Mansur (754-75), who decided to build a new .... An astronomical observatory was established in which Umar (Omar) ...
Religion in Turkey - Early Development of Islam
The first four caliphs - Abu Bakr, Omar, Osman, and Ali - were chosen by a consensus of Muslim leaders. Subsequently, however, the caliphate was converted ...
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