Hafsa bint Umar

The fourth wife of Islamic prophet Muhammad (c.605–665)

Ḥafṣah bint 'Umar (Arabic: حفصة بنت عمر‎; c. 605–665), was the wife of the last prophet Muhammad. That is why he is respected as Ummat al-Mu'mineen. She was the daughter of the second caliph Umar ibn al-Khattab. He was born around 605 AD. This year the Quraish rebuilt the Kaaba.[note 1]

حفصة بنت عمر
Hafsa bint Umar

605 CE
Mecca, Hejaz, Arabia
(present-day Saudi Arabia)
DiedShaban 45 AH ; October/November c. 665(665-00-00) (aged 59–60)
Medina, Hejaz, Arabia
(present-day Saudi Arabia)
Resting place
Jannat al-Baqi, Medina, Hejaz, Arabia
(present-day Saudi Arabia)
Known forWife of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, Mother of the Believers
Titleʾumm ul-mumineen
Spouse(s)Khunais ibn Hudhaifa (died August 624)
Muhammad (m. 624/625; died 632)
Parent(s)Umar ibn Al-Khattab
Zaynab bint Madh'uwn
FamilyBanu Adi (by birth)
House of Muhammad (by marriage)

Other websites

  1. Muhammad ibn Saad, ''Tabaqat'' vol. 8. Translated by Bewley, A. (1995). ''The Women of Madina'' p. 56. London: Ta-Ha Publishers.