::Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr


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`Abd Allah al-Zubayr or ibn Zubayr (Arabic: عبد الله بن الزبير‎{{#invoke:Category handler|main}} ‘Abdallāh ibn az-Zubayr; 624–692)<ref name=EB/> was an Arab sahabi whose father was Zubayr ibn al-Awwam, and whose mother was Asma bint Abi Bakr, daughter of the first Caliph Abu Bakr. He was the nephew of Aisha, third wife of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad. Abd-Allah ibn al-Zubayr <ref name=[69]>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> was the first Muslim to be born in Madinah after the hijrah. He was the most prominent representative of the Muslim nobility.<ref name=EB></ref>

ibn Zubayr led a rebellion against the Umayyad Caliphate but was defeated and killed in Mecca in 692 AD after a six-month siege by general Al-Hajjaj ibn Yusuf.<ref>Dictionary of Battles and Sieges: F-O edited by Tony Jacques</ref>

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