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Arabic: ‎'زينب بنت محمد‎‎
Also Known As: "Zainab binti Muhammad SAW"
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Death: April 630 (30-31)
Madinah, Saudi Arabia
Place of Burial: Madinah, Saudi Arabia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Prophet Muhammad of Islam (PBUH); Private User and Saidatina Khadijah bint Khuwaylid
Wife of Abu l-`As ibn and Abu al-'As bin ar-Rabeea'
Mother of Umama; 'Ali bin Abu al-'As and Sayyida Umaamah binte Abu al-'As
Sister of Ruqayyah; Umme Kulthoom; Fatimah bint Muhammad; Qasim ibn Muhammad; `Abdullah ibn Muhammad and 5 others
Half sister of Ayesha, de La Meca; Hazrat Ibrahim bin Maulana Muhammad; Hindun bint "Abu Halah" Malak At-Tamimi; Jariyah bint 'Atiq al-Makhzumi and Abdullah bin 'Atiq al-Makhzumi

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About Zainab

Zainab bint Muhammad (Arabic: زينب بنت محمد‎‎) (599— April, 630 AD).

There is a dispute about her father. Sunni Muslims believe she was Muhammad's biological daughter. Shi'a Muslims believe she was Muhammad's stepdaughter, daughter of Khadijah by her second marriage.

"Who were Khadijah's children by her second husband? This is another controversy that revolves round the other daughters or step-daughters of the Prophet (ص) besides Fatima (ع). These daughters, chronologically arranged, are: Zainab, Ruqayya, and Ummu Kulthoom. Some historians say that these were Khadijah's daughters by her second husband, whereas others insist they were her daughters by Muhammad (ص). The first view is held by Sayyid Safdar Husayn in his book The Early History of Islam in which he bases his conclusion on the contents of al-Sayyuti's famous work Tarikh al-Khulafa wal Muluk (history of the caliphs and kings; do not confuse it with Tabari's Tarikh; both books bear the same title, and this is not uncommon at all)." (Al-Jibouri)


  • Yasin T. Al-Jibouri, Khadijah, Daughter of Khuwaylid, Wife of Prophet Muhammad at


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Zainab's Timeline

Mecca, Saudi Arabia
April 630
Age 31
Madinah, Saudi Arabia
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Madinah, Saudi Arabia