Notable Interments of Jannat ul-Baqi (Notable People Buried at al-Baqi)

According to Islamic Tradition, more than ten thousand companions of prophet Muhammad are buried here. This page counts the notable interments of Baqi ul-Gharqad.

Date Landscape Notes Reference
Kin of Prophet Muhammad
c. 650 CE The grave of Halima Sadia Grave of Halimah the foster-mother and wet nurse of prophet Muhammad. It is located in the north-eastern corner of the cemetery. N/A
c. 650 CE The graves of Prophet Muhammad's wives Graves of the wives of Prophet Muhammad, (left to right) Juwayriyya bint al-Harith, Hind bint Abi Umayya, Zaynab bint Jahsh, Zaynab bint Khuzayma, Sawda bint Zamʿa, Hafsa bint Umar, Safiyya bint Huyayy, Ramla bint Abi Sufyan, Aisha bint Abi Bakr. N/A
c. The Grave of Ibrahim ibn Muhammad Grave of Ibrahim, prophet Muhammad's son by Maria al-Qibtiyya, who died in infancy, is located a little to the left near the main entrance. N/A
c. Roqayyah, Umm Kulthum and Zainab daughters of Mohammad and Khadijah are located right in front of the main entrance to the west. N/A
c. The Grave of Fatima bint Muhammad Grave of Fatima, the daughter of Muhammad is purportedly buried here within the ahl ul-Bayt enclave in Jannat ul-Baqi. According to another tradition this is the grave of Fatimah bint-Asad. The enclave is located slightly to the right of main entrance. N/A
c. Fatima bint al-Asad, aunt of Muhammad and mother of Caliph Imam Ali. It is situated in the extreme north-eastern corner of Jannat ul-Baqi. N/A
c. 650 CE The Grave of 'Abbas ibn 'abd ul-Muttalib The grave on the right is that of 'Abbas, paternal uncle of Prophet Muhammad. It is located within the ahl ul-Bayt enclave in Jannat ul-Baqi. N/A
c. Umm ul-Banin, who married Caliph Ali after the death of Fatimah and Safiyyah, Atika aunts of mohammad. N/A
c. Imam Hasan ibn Ali, grandson of Prophet Muhammad, son of Fatimah and Imam Ali. N/A
c. Imam Zayn al-Abidin, grandson of Fatima Zahra who is the only adult male that survived the Battle of Karbala because he was sick and could not fight. N/A
c. Imam Muhammad al-Baqir, son of ‘Alī ibn Ḥusayn N/A
c. Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq, son of Muhammad al-Baqir. N/A
c. Abdullah son of Jaffar e Tayyar, who was husband of Zainab, daughter of Ali and nephew of Ali and father of Aun and Muhammad (martyrs of Karbala). N/A
c. Aqeel ibn Abi Talib; the elder brother of Ali. N/A
Notable Figures
c. The Grave of Uthman ibn Affan Grave of Uthman ibn Affan, companion of Muhammad and third Caliph. N/A
c. Uthman Bin Mazoun, companion of Muhammad N/A
c. Abu Sa‘id al-Khudri N/A
c. 'abd ul-Rehman ibn 'Auf N/A
c. Sa’d ibn Zarara N/A
c. Sa’d ibn Zarara N/A
c. Sa’d ibn Abu Waqaas N/A
c. Khunais ibn Hudhafa al-Sahmi N/A
c. Abdullah ibn Mas’ud N/A
c. Malik ibn Anas, Islamic jurist N/A
c. Nafi‘ al-Madani, one of Ten Readers of Quran N/A
Other Notable Figures (grave locations are not known)
c. Mohammad Hayya Al-Sindhi, scholar N/A
c. Imam Shamil, Muslim leader and freedom fighter from the Caucuses N/A
c. Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, scholar N/A
c. Idris of Libya, King of Libya N/A
c. Hasan as-Senussi, Crown Prince of Libya N/A
c. Muhammad Zakariya Kandhalawi,Author of Fazael-e-A'maal N/A
Latest Update: June 22, 2015
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