10 things you didn’t know about Uthman ibn Affan companion of Prophet Muhammad

  • Uthman (RA) was known as Ghani (Generous) because of his philanthropy. His reign lasted around 12 years.
  • Uthman Ibn Affan was seven years younger than Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). He belonged to Banu Umayya clan of the Quraysh tribe.
  • Abu Bakar (RA) converted and introduced Uthman (RA) to Islam.
  • Uthman (RA) married Ruqayah, Muhammad’s (PBUH) daughter (RA). Ruqayah (RA)
    was previously married to Abu Lahab’s son Otaiba. After Ruqayah (RA) died, Our Beloved Prophet S.A.W.S. granted Uthman another daughter (RA). Zun-Noorain was his title because of this.

Read Also: Why are Arabs so Powerless?

  • Uthman (RA) was among very few people who were able to read and write at that time.
  • Pledge of tree (Bait-e-Rizwan):  In 6 hijra The Holy Prophet (PBUH) took a commitment from Muslims to battle until death to avenge Usman’s murder (RA) after fake news of his murder aroused. This incident is also mentioned in Holy Quran.
  • In his reign as a caliph he consolidated Islmaic empire , conquered new lands , built first navy of Islam and Standardized Holy-Quran (Jame-ul-Quran).
  • On Fridays, It was Uthman (RA)’s routine to buy Slaves and then set them free.
  • His rule lasted 12 years; the first six years were calm, but the next six years were fraught with violence due to inheritance issues.
  •  On 18 Zul Hijjah, 35 AH, he was martyred by rebels while he was reciting the Quran in his house. He was 84 years old at the time.

View Comments

  • I just couldn't depart your web site prior to suggesting that I extremely enjoyed the usual information a person provide on your visitors? Is going to be again often in order to investigate cross-check new posts.

  • It's a pity you don't have a donate button!
    I'd most certainly donate to this fantastic blog! I suppose for now i'll settle for book-marking and adding your RSS feed to
    my Google account. I look forward to brand new updates and will talk about this blog with my Facebook group.
    Talk soon!

  • I just couldn't depart your web site before suggesting that I really loved the usual info an individual supply on your guests? Is gonna be again ceaselessly in order to investigate cross-check new posts.

  • Have you ever considered about including a little bit more than just your articles?
    I mean, what you say is fundamental and all. However think
    of if you added some great visuals or video clips to give your posts more, "pop"!
    Your content is excellent but with images and video clips, this site could undeniably be
    one of the very best in its niche. Very good blog!

  • I blog often and I truly appreciate your content.
    This article has truly peaked my interest. I will bookmark your website and keep checking for new information about once a week.

    I opted in for your RSS feed too.

  • I think this is among the most vital info for me.

    And i am glad reading your article. But wanna remark on few general things,
    The site style is perfect, the articles is really great : D.
    Good job, cheers

  • It's really a nice and useful piece of info. I'm glad that you shared this helpful info with us. Please keep us informed like this. Thank you for sharing.

  • You actually make it appear so easy along with your presentation but I to find this matter to be really one thing that I feel I'd by no means understand. It sort of feels too complicated and extremely broad for me. I am taking a look forward to your next post, I will try to get the grasp of it!

Recent Posts

Who are Deobandi? Difference between Deobandi, Barelvi, and Wahabi | Islamic sects explained

As told in the first video, the Hanafi sect is divided further into two sects.… Read More

4 months ago

Can Erdogan make Turkey and Israel best friends?

Erdogan was the biggest critic of Israel and its policy. He used to call Israel… Read More

6 months ago

Who was Imam Jafar Sadiq? | Founder of Jafari (Twelver) Shia Islam

Previously we have discussed the major branches of Islam, and How Islam got divided into… Read More

7 months ago

6 Places on Earth Where the Sun Never Sets | Midnight Sun Countries

Most places on the earth, have an almost equal duration of day and night. However,… Read More

8 months ago

Why S-400 missile system is so important for India? India receives Russian S 400 Missile system

India recently starts receiving the Russian S 400 missile system after the deal of $5.5… Read More

9 months ago

Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians: US admits

Drone strike killed civilians The US has confirmed that a drone strike in Kabul killed… Read More

11 months ago

This website uses cookies.