Sayyidah Fatimah bint Hussain ibn ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib radiya Llahu ‘anhum

Discussion Five: The Final Stages of the ‘Uthmani Era and related discussions
November 21, 2019
December 2, 2019

The virtue of the women of the Banu Hashim is also known, in fact the women of the Quraysh in general, as the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam affirmed in an authentic Hadith. I have selected from amongst these illustrious women such a personality whose life is rarely elaborated upon. She is Sayyidah Fatimah bint Hussain ibn ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib radiya Llahu ‘anhum, a senior Tabi’iyyah, Muhaddithah, and scholar. Allah willing, I wish to captivate you with the scent of this pious and pure individual, thereby rejuvenating your soul and refreshing your heart.


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Sayyidah Fatimah bint Hussain ibn ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib radiya Llahu ‘anhum

By: Abu Muaz al Sayed ibn Ahmed ibn Ibrahim


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Name and lineage


A Noble House with a Noble Ancestry and A Noble Upbringing


Birth and Demise


Anecdotes relating to the character of Sayyidah Fatimah bint Hussain


Words of Wisdom


Statements of the scholars


Narrations of Fatimah bint Hussain


Marriage of Fatimah bint Hussain


An honourable husband


Glimpse into her noble family – Hassan al Muthanna


 ‘Abdullah al Mahd ibn Hassan al Muthanna


Hassan al Muthallath


Ibrahim al Ghamr


Muhammad al Dibaj


Refutation of Misconceptions – Marriage of Sayyidah Fatimah bint Hussain to Sayyidina ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr ibn ‘Uthman


Refutation of A’lam al Nisa’

Misconception 1

Misconception 2

Misconception 3

Misconception 4

Misconception 5

Misconception 6




Appendix 1 – Female Companions who had the name Fatimah


Appendix 2 – Those named Fatimah from the Tabi’at


Appendix 3 – Fatimahs who lived during the period before Islam


Appendix 4 – An extract from the book Shajarat Tuba by Muhammad Mahdi al Ha’iri


Chart illustrating the relationship between the Sahabah and Fatimah bint Hussain and her children