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Imaam Fihr (Quraysh) Imaam Maalik

Arabic: فهر بن مالك, Persian: فهر ابن ملک ال کوریش
Also Known As: "غالب Abū-Ghalib Fihr (Quraysh) ibn Malik ibn an-Nadr ibn Kinanah"
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Death: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Place of Burial: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Immediate Family:

Son of Imaam Maalik bin Imaam an-Nazar and Jandala binte al-Haarith ul-Jarhami
Husband of Laila (Salma) binte al-Haarith
Father of Imaam Ghaalib Imaam Fihr (Quraysh); al-Haarith bin Imaam Fihr (Quraysh); As'ad (Azib) bin Imaam Fihr (Quraysh); Jandalah binte Imaam Fihr (Quraysh); Muharib bin Imaam Fihr and 3 others
Brother of al-Haarith bin Imaam Maalik; SAD AS and MON AS

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About Imaam Fihr (Quraysh) Imaam Maalik

Progenitor/ Found of Tribe of Banu Quraysh

  • Fihr was called Quraysh and whose tribe was called after him.
  • Fihr was a personage of great influence & power, and the famous tribe/ clan of Banu Quraysh are his descendants.

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The father of Quraish family (Bani Quraish).

Fihr is counted among the direct ancestors of Muhammad. In the lineage of Muhammad from Adnan, Fihr precedes Muhammad by eleven generations.

Fihr defended Mecca against the Himyarite King of Yemen who wanted transfer Kaaba to Yemen.

A sharp engagement followed in which Himyar were defeated, and their King Hassan was taken prisoner by Fihr for two years until he paid his ransom.

He is the common ancestor of all the ten promised paradise as all of them belonged to the Quraysh tribe.

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