History of Islam
Typography

A index showing the dates of death of notable Muslims and scholars from the birth of Islam to current day.

Name Notes
Abu Ammar Yasir  Martyred by the Quraysh
Sumayyah Umm 'Ammar  Martyred by the Quraysh
Khadijah  Biography
 Mother of the Faithful
 Promised Paradise
Year Name Notes
2H      Mahja'  Martyred at the Battle of Badr
Harithah ibn Suraqah
Ubaydah ibn Al-Harith
'Umayr ibn Al-Humam
Mu'awwadh ibn Al-'Afra
Sawad
3H Hamza ibn 'Abdul-Muttalib  Martyred at the Battle of Uhud
 Chief of the Martyrs
 Paternal uncle of the Messenger of Allah
Shammas ibn 'Uthman  Martyred at the Battle of Uhud
Mus'ab ibn 'Umayr
Anas ibn An-Nadr
5H Sa'ad ibn Mu'adh  "The Throne of Allah shook at the death of Sa'ad ibn Mu'adh." [Al-Bukhari]
 Died of wounds sustained at Khandaq
11H   The Messenger of Allah (s)  Died of natural causes aged 63
Fatimah bint Muhammad  Daughter of the Messenger of Allah
'Abbad ibn Bishr  Biography
12H Ukasha ibn Al-Mihsan  Fought at Badr
 Died during the Wars of Apostacy
 Promised Paradise [Al-Bukhari 8/76/549]
13H  Ikrimah ibn Abi Jahal  Biography
Abu Bakr as-Siddiq  Biography
 First Righteous Caliph & Commander of the Believers
 Promised Paradise
20H    Mu'adh ibn Jabal  
Zaynah bint Jahsh  Mother of the Faithful
Bilal ibn Rab'ah  Biography
 Promised Paradise
Usayd ibn Al-Hudayr  
22H Ubayy ibn Ka'ab  
23H 'Umar ibn Al-Khattab  Marytred by a pagan slave named Firas
 Second righteous Caliph & Commander of the Believers
 Promised Paradise
32H      Abu'd-Darda  
Abu Dharr  
'Abdullah ibn Mas'ud  
Al-'Abbas ibn 'Abdul-Muttalib  Paternal uncle of the Messenger of Allah
'Abdur-Rahman ibn 'Awf  Promised Paradise
Zayd ibn 'Abdullah ibn 'Abd-Rabbihi  
Jundub ibn Junadah  
33H Al-Miqdad ibn Al-Aswad  
34H 'Ubadah ibn Samit  
35H   'Uthman ibn 'Affan  Martyred during sectarian fighting
 Third righteous Caliph & Commander of the Believers
 Son-in-law to the Messenger of Allah (twice)
 Promised Paradise
Safiyah bint Huyay ibn Akhtab  Mother of the Faithful
Salman al-Farsi  Or 36H
36H Hudhayfah ibn Al-Yaman  Biography
Talhah ibn 'Ubaydullah  Biography
 Promised Paradise
Zubayr ibn Al-Awwam  Promised Paradise
37H Ammar ibn Yasir  
38H Suhayb ar-Rumi  
40H  Tamim ibn Aws ad-Dari  
'Ali ibn Abi Talib  Fourth and last righteous Caliph & Commander of the Believers
 Son-in-law and paternal first cousin to the Messenger of Allah
42H Umm Habibah  Mother of the Faithful
43H  'Abdullah ibn Salam  
'Amr ibn Al-'As  
44H Abu Musa al-Ashari  
45H Zayd ibn Thabit  Biography
 Or 48H
50H  Al-Hasan ibn 'Ali ibn Abu Talib  Grandson of the Messenger of Allah through Fatimah
Sa'id ibn Zayd  Biography
 Promised Paradise
52H 'Imran ibn Husayn  
Ka'b ibn Malik  
54H Sa'ad ibn Abi Waqqas  Or 55H
 Promised Paradise
Thawban ibn Bajdad  
Usamah ibn Zayd  
56H Juwayriyah bint Al-Harith  Mother of the Faithful
58H 'A'ishah bint Abi Bakr  Mother of the Faithful
Uqbah ibn Amir al-Juhani  
59H Abu Hurayrah  Biography
61H Al-Husayn ibn 'Ali ibn Abi Talib  Martyed at Kerbala during secterian violence
 Grandson of the Messenger of Allah through Fatimah
62H   Alqamah ibn Qays an-Nakhai  
Masruq  
Umm Salamah  Mother of the Faithful
64H Abu Sa'id al-Khudri  
65H 'Abdullah ibn 'Amr ibn Al-As  
67H 'Adi ibn Abi Hatim  
68H 'Abdullah ibn Abbas  Biography
 Paternal first cousin of the Messenger of Allah
71H Al-Bara' ibn 'Azib  
73H 'Abdullah ibn 'Umar  
Asma' bint Abi Bakr  
'Abdullah ibn Az-Zubayr  
74H Jabir ibn Samurah  
Jabir ibn 'Abdillah  
80H Shurayh al-Qadi  
81H Muhammad ibn Al-Hanifiyyah  
90H Abu'l-Aaliyah  
93H  'Anas ibn Malik  
Sa'id ibn Al-Musayyib  
94H  Urwah ibn Az-Zubayr  
Zayn ul-'Abidin, 'Ali ibn Al-Husayn  
95H  Sa'id ibn Jubayr  
Ibrahim an-Nakha'i  
Year Name Notes
100H Abu Tufayl  
101H 'Umar ibn 'Abdul-'Aziz  
103H Ash-Sha'bi  
104H Mujahid ibn Jabr  
Qatadah  
Abu Qilabah  
106H Salim ibn 'Abdullah ibn 'Umar  
Al-Qasim ibn Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr  
Tawus ibn Kaysan  
107H Ibn Shawzab  
110H Al-Hasan al-Basri  Biography
Muhammad ibn Sirin  
114H Ata ibn Abi Ribah  
Muhammad ibn 'Ali ibn Husayn  
117H An-Nafi'  
Qatadah  
Ibn Abi Mulaykah  
124H Az-Zuhri, Ibn Shihab  
126H Amr ibn Dinar  
127H 'Abdullah ibn Dinar  
130H Malik ibn Dinar  
131H  Ayyub as-Sakhtiyani  
Muhammad ibn Al-Munkadir  
132H Abu Zinad  
136H  Zayd ibn Aslam  
Rabi'ah ibn Abi 'Abdir-Rahman  
139H Yunus ibn Ubayd  
148H  Jafar as-Sadiq  
Al-'Amash  
150H  Abu Hanifah an-Nu'man   Biography
 Founder of the Hanafi school of thought
Ibn Jurayj  
151H 'Abdullah ibn 'Awn  
157H Al-Awza'i  
160H Shu'bah ibn Al-Hajjaj  
Ibrahim ibn Adham  
164H Ibn Al-Majishun  
167H  Sufyan ath-Thawri  
Hammad ibn Salamah  
175H Al-Layth ibn As-Sa'ad  
177H Sharik ibn 'Abdullah  
179H  Malik ibn Anas  Biography
 Founder of the Maliki school of thought
Hammad ibn Zayd  
181H 'Abdullah ibn Al-Mubarak  
182H Abu Yusuf  
186H Mu'afi ibn Imran  
187H Fudayl ibn 'Iyad  
189H Muhammad ibn Al-Hasan ash-Shaybani  
191H Al-Ma'mar ibn Rashid  
193H Abu Bakr ibn Ayyash  
197H  Sufyan bin 'Uyaynah  
Waki' ibn Al-Jarrah  
198H   'Abdur-Rahman ibn Mahdi  
Yahya ibn Sa'id al-Qattan  
'Abdullah ibn Wahb  
Year Name Notes
204H Muhammad ibn Idriss ash-Shafi'i  Biography
 Founder of the Shafi'i school of thought
206H Yazid ibn Harun  
211H As-San'ani, 'Abdur-Razzaq  
220H Al-Humaydi  
224H Abu Ubayd Qasim ibn Sallam  
228H Nu'aym ibn Hammad  
233H Yahya ibn Ma'in, Abu Zakariyyah  
234H Ali ibn Al-Madini  
Abu Khaythamah  
235H Ibn Abi Shaybah  
238H Ishaq ibn Rahawayah  
240H Qutaybah ibn Sa'id  
Ibrahim ibn Khalid, Abu Thawr  
241H Ahmad ibn Hanbal  Biography
 Founder of the Hanbali school of thought
255H Ad-Darimi, Abu Muhammad 'Abdullah ibn 'Abdur-Rahman  
256H Al-Bukhari  Compiler of the Sahih
Ahmad ibn Sinan  
261H Muslim ibn Al-Hajjaj al-Qushayri an-Naysaburi  Compiler of the Sahih
264H Abu Zur'ah ar-Razi  
Al-Muzani  
265H Muhammad ibn Sahnun  
266H Salih ibn Ahmad  
272H Abu Bakr ibn Athram  
274H At-Tirmidhi  Compiler of the Sahih
275H Abu Dawud as-Sijistani  
276H Ibn Qutaybah  
277H Abu Hatim ar-Razi  
280H Ad-Darimi  
281H Ibn Abi Dunya  
283H Sahl ibn 'Abdullah  
287H Ibn Abi Asim  
290H 'Abdullah ibn Ahmad  
294H Al-Marwazi  
297H Al-Junayd al-Baghdadi  
Year Name Notes
303H An-Nasa'i  
307H Abu Yala al-Mawsili  
310H Ibn Jarir at-Tabari  
311H  Ahmad ibn Muhammad al-Khallal  
Ibn Khuzaymah  
321H Abu Ja'far at-Tahawi  Author of the famous text Al-'Aqidah, commonly referred to as The Creed of At-Tahawi.
324H Abu'l-Hasan al-Ash'ari  
327H Ibn Abi Haatim  
329H Al-Barbahari  
344H Al-Khiraqi, Abu'l-Qasim  
349H Abu Ahmad al-Asal  
354H Ibn Hibban  
360H  Abu Bakr al-Ajurri  
At-Tabarani  
370H Abu Bakr al-Jassas  
371H Abu Bakr al-Isma'ili  
385H  Ad-Daraqutni  
Ibn Shahin, Abu Hafs 'Umar ibn Ahmad  
386H Ibn Abi Zayd al-Qayrawani, Abu Muhammad  Biography
387H Ibn Battah  
388H Al-Khattabi  
395H Ibn Mandah  
Year Name Notes
403H Ibn Hamid  
Az-Zahrawi  Author of Kitab At-Tasrif, a pioneering thirty-volume encyclopaedia of medical practice
405H Al-Hakim  
406H Abu Hamid al-Isfara'ini  
418H Al-Lalika'i  
421H Sultan Mahmud Ghaznawi  Biography
429H At-Talamanki  
430H Abu Nu'aym al-Asbahani  
438H Abu Muhammad al-Juwayni  
449H Abu Isma'il as-Sabuni  
456H  Ibn Hazm  
Al-Mawardi  
457H Al-Bayhaqi  
458H Abu Ya'la  
463H  Ibn 'Abdul-Barr  
Khatib al-Baghdadi  
470H Ash-Sharif Abu Ja'far al-Hashimi  
476H Abu Ishaq ash-Shirazi  
477H Al-Baji, Abu Walid al-Maliki  
481H Abu Isma'il al-Harawi  
489H As-Sam'ani, Abu Mudhaffar  
Year Name Notes
505H Al-Ghazali  
510H Al-Kalwadhani, Abu'l-Khattab  
516H Al-Baghawi  
532H Ibn Al-Arabi al-Maliki  
535H Al-Asbahani  
544H Qadhi 'Iyad  
561H 'Abdul-Qadir al-Jilani  
571H Ibn Asakir  
597H Ibn Al-Jawzi  Biography
Year Name Notes
600H 'Abdul-Ghani al-Maqdisi  
606H Ibn ul-Athir, Al-Mubarak, al-Jazari  
620H Ibn Qudamah al-Maqdisi  Biography
630H Ibn ul-Athir, Abu'l-Hasan, al-Jazari  
643H Ibn As-Salah ash-Shahrazuri ash-Shafi'i  
Diya al-Maqdisi  
652H Majd ud-Din ibn Taymiyyah  
656H Hafidh Al-Munthiri ash-Shafi'i  
660H Izzuddin ibn 'Abdis-Salam, ash-Shafi'i  Biography
665H Abu Shammah  
671H Al-Qurtubi, Abu 'Abdullah Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Maliki  
676H An-Nawawi  Biography
 Author of the famous texts Arba'in an-Nawawi (Fourty Hadith) and Riyadh as-Salihin
681H Ibn Khalikan  
684H Al-Qarafi  
Year Name Notes
701H Ibn Daqiq al-'Eid, Ash-Shafi'i  
728H Ibn Taymiyyah  Biography
742H Al-Mizzi, Al-Hafidh  
744H Ibn 'Abdul-Hadi, Muhammad, Al-Hafidh, Al-Maqdisi  
748H Adh-Dhahabi  
751H Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah  Biography
774H Ibn Kathir  Author of the famous Tafsir al-Qur'an al-Adhim
790H Ash-Shatibi, Al-Maliki  
792H Ibn Abi Al-Izz  
794H Az-Zarkashi, Al-Hafidh  
795H Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali  
Year Name Notes
803H Al-Bulqini, Al-Hafidh  
804H Ibn Al-Mulaqqin  
806H Al-Iraqi, Zayn ud-Din, Al-Hafidh  
807H Nuruddin al-Haythami  
808H 'Abdur-Rahman ibn Muhammad, Ibn Khaldun  Biography
 Author of the famous text Al-Muqaddimah
840H Ibn Wazir al-Yamani  
852H Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani  Biography
855H Badruddin al-'Ayni  
'Ala ud-Din al-Mardawi  
Year Name Notes
902H As-Sakhawi  
909H Yusuf ibn 'Abdil-Hadi  
911H Jalaluddin as-Suyuti  
968H Al-Hajawi  
974H Ibn Hajar al-Haytami  
975H 'Ali Muttaqi al-Hindi  
Year Name Notes
1014H 'Ali al-Qari  
1031H Al-Manawi  
1051H Al-Buhuti  
1083H Ibn Balban  
1089H Ibnu'l-'Imad  
Year Name Notes
1112H Al-Isfarini  
1132H Abu'l-Hasan as-Sindi  
1162H Isma'il al-'Ijluni  
1163H Muhamad Hayat as-Sindi  
1176H Waliullah ad-Dihlawi  
1189H As-San'ani, Muhammad ibn Isma'il  
Year Name Notes
1205H Muhammad ibn 'Abdul-Wahhab  
1209H Muhammad ibn 'Ali ibn Gharib  
1233H Sulayman ibn 'Abdullah Aal-Shaykh  
1242H 'Abdullah ibn Muhammad ibn 'Abdul-Wahhab  
1250H Ash-Shawkani, Muhammad 'Ali  
1285H 'Abdur-Rahman ibn Hasan Aal-Shaykh  
1286H 'Abdullah ibn 'Abdur-Rahman Aba Batin  
1293H 'Abdul-Latif ibn 'Abdur-Rahman Aal-Shaykh  
Year Name Notes
1301H Hamd ibn Atiq  
1304H Al-Laknawi  
1307H Siddiq Hasan Khan al-Qanuji  
1317H Nu'man ibn Mahmud al-Alusi  
1320H Sayyid Nathir Husayn Dihlawi  
1326H As-Sihasawani, Muhammad Bashir  
1332H Jamaluddin al-Qasimi  
1338H Tahir al-Jaza'iri  
1339H 'Abdullah ibn 'Abdul-Latif Aal-Shaykh  
1342H Mahmud Shukri Aal-Alusi  
1349H Sulayman ibn Sahman  
Shams ul-Haq al-Athimabadi  
Sa'ad ibn Hamd ibn Atiq  
1352H 'Abdur-Rahman al-Mubarakfuri  
1359H 'Abdul-Hamid ibn Badis  
1367H Muhammad ibn 'Abdul-Latif Aal-Shaykh  
1373H 'Abdullah al-Anqari  
1376H As-Sa'di, 'Abdur-Rahman ibn Nasir  Biography
1377H Ahmad Muhammad Shakir  
Hafidhul-Hakami  
1378H Muhammad Hamid al-Faqih  
1380H Muhammad Bashir al-Ibrahimi  
1386H Muallami al-Yamani  
1389H Muhibbuddin al-Khatib  
Muhammad ibn Ibrahim Aal-Shaykh  
'Abdullah al-Qar'awi  
1392H 'Abdur-Rahman ibn Qasim al-'Asimi al-Hanbali  
1393H Ash-Shinqiti, Muhammad al-Amin  
'Abdul-Haqq al-Hashimi  
1397H Abdul-Majid Daryabadi  
 Member of the Hay'at Kibar al-'Ulama in Egypt.
Year Name Notes
1407H Ehsan Ilahi Zahir  Died in Saudi Arabia from injuries sustained after a targeted bomb blast in Lahore, Pakistan
Habib Ur Rahman Yazdani  Died from injuries sustained after a targeted bomb blast in Lahore, Pakistan
1408H Taqiuddin al-Hilali  
1413H Muhammad Hammoud at-Tuwayjiri, Abu 'Abdullah  Biography
1414H 'Abdur-Razzaq al-Afifi  
'Ubaydullah Rahmani al-Mubarakfuri  
1417H Badi' ud-Din Shah as-Sindi ar-Rashidi  
Muhammad Aman al-Jami'  
1418H Mahmud Shakir  
Hammad al-Ansari  
1419H 'Umar Muhammad Fullata  
1420H 'Abdul-'Aziz ibn 'Abdullah ibn Baz  Biography
Muhammad Nasir ud-Din al-Albani  Biography
Abu'l-Hasan Ali an-Nadwi  
'Atiyah Muhammad Salim  
Sayyid Sabiq  
Muhammad ibn Salih al-Mansur  
1421H Ali as-Sinan  
Muhammad Salih ibn Al-'Uthaymin  
1423H Muhammad Safwat Nur ud-Din  Biography
1425H 'Abdul-Qadir al-Arna'ut  Biography
1426H Ahmad Deedat  
1431H Muhammad Sayyid Tantawi  Grand Shaykh of Al-Azhar University, Cairo from 1416H until his death
1433H 'Umar Sulayman al-Ashqar  
1434H 'Abdur-Rahman as-Sumayt  
1435H Zubayr 'Ali Za'i  
Muhammad Qutb  
1436H Harith ad-Dari  Biography
 Secretary-General of the Association of Muslim Scholars in Iraq
'Abdul Hadi Arwani  Martyred in London, United Kingdom
1437H Abdul Sattar Edhi  Biography
 Founder of the Edhi Foundation which runs hospitals, homeless shelters, rehab centres, and orphanages across Pakistan
Muhammad Ali  Three-time lineal heavyweight boxing champion of the World - 1964, 1974 and 1978
1438H Shu'ayb al-Arna'ut  Died on 8 October 2016CE, aged 88
Muhammad ar-Rawi  Died on 2 June 2017CE
 Member of Hay'at Kibar al-'Ulama in Egypt.
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