Jannat ul-Baqi Before Demolitions (Baqi Gharqad)

Before the 1926 demolitions the Baqi ul-Gharqad cemetery had several mausoleums of important Muslim personalities. Other graves included that of Fatima bint-i Muhammad, Imam Hassan ibn-i 'Ali, Zain ul-'Abideen, Imam Baqir, Imam Jaffar Sadiq.

Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. 1800 CE Jannat ul-Baqi The cemetery of Jannat ul-Baqi before 1926 demolitions. The large structure to the extreme right is the Mausoleum of ahl ul-Bayt, the first smaller structure from right to left was of Daughters of the prophet and the square structure at the bottom of the picture was an old mosque. The group of the multiple smaller structures belonged to the prophet Muhammad's wives, Ibrahim ibn Muhammad, Abdullah bin jaffar thayaar, Imam Nafi’i and a few others. N/A
c. 1900 CE The Mausoleum of ahl-i Bayt 1908 CE picture of Baqi cemetery, the ahl ul-Bayt mausoleum is visible in the far background slightly to the right. N/A
c. 1900 CE The Mausoleum of ahl-i Bayt The Mausoleum of ahl-i Bayt before 1926 demolition. N/A
c. 1900 CE The Mausoleum of Uthman ibn Affan The Mausoleum of Uthman ibn Affan in Baqi ul-Gharqad before 1926 demolition. N/A
c. 1926 CE Egyptian newspaper "al-Kaun" covers the news of the demolition, the headline reads "al-e Saud about to destroy the tombs of shabah". al-Kaun, date unknown. N/A
Latest Update: March 04, 2018
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