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Hisham ibn Urwah

Hisham ibn Urwa
Born c. 667
Died c. 772
Era Medieval era
Region Muslim scholar

Hishām ibn ʿUrwah (Arabic: هشام بن عروة‎, c. 667 – c. 772) was a prominent narrator of hadith, son of Urwah ibn al-Zubayr, grandson of Zubayr ibn al-Awwam and Asma bint Abu Bakr. In Medinah, his pupils included people as well known as Malik ibn Anas.[1]

He was born in the year 61 A.H. (After Hijrah, c. 667) and died in the year 146 A.H. (c. 772)[2]

Early Islam scholars


  1. ^ a b Ayesha's Age
  2. ^ Ibn Hajar, Tahdhib, xi, 51: see also Al-Dhahabi, Mīzān al-I'tidāl.

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