Biographies of the Companions (Sahaabah)

The Sahaabah were the companions of Prophet Muhammad (saas). They are described in glowing terms by the Prophet (saas) as the following hadith from Sahih Muslim shows:

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Narrated Aisha:
A person asked Allah's Apostle (peace be upon him) as to who amongst the people were the best. He said: Of the generation to which I belong, then of the second generation (generation adjacent to my generation), then of the third generation (generation adjacent to the second generation).

The Rightly-Guided Caliphs

 

Abdullah ibn Abbas Abdullah ibn Hudhafah as-Sahmi Abdullah ibn Jahsh
Abdullah ibn Masud Abdullah Ibn Sailam Abdullah ibn Umar
Abdullah ibn Umm Maktum Abdur-Rahman ibn Awf Abu-d Dardaa
Abu-l Aas ibn ar-Rabiah Abu Ayyub al-Ansari Abu Dharr al-Ghifari
Abu Hurayrah Abu Musa al-Ashari Abu Sufyan ibn al-Harith
Abu Ubaydah ibn al-Jarrah Adiyy ibn Hatim Aishah bint Abi Bakr
Al-Baraa ibn Malik al-Ansari Amr ibn al-Jamuh An-Nuayman ibn Amr
An-Numan ibn Muqarrin Asmaa bint Abu Bakr At-Tufayl ibn Amr ad-Dawsi
Barakah Fatimah bint Muhammad Fayruz ad-Daylami
Habib ibn Zayd al-Ansari Hakim ibn Hazm Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman
Ikrimah ibn Abi Jahl Jafar ibn Abi Talib Julaybib
Khabbab ibn al-Aratt Muadh ibn Jabal Muhammad ibn Maslamah
Musab ibn Umayr Nuaym ibn Masud Rabiah ibn Kab
Ramlah bint Abi Sufyan Rumaysa bint Milhan Sad ibn Abi Waqqas
Said ibn Aamir al-Jumahi Said ibn Zayd Salim Mawla Abi Hudhayfah
Salman al-Farsi Suhayb ar-Rumi Suhayl ibn Amr
Talhah ibn Ubaydullah Thabit ibn Qays Thumamah ibn Uthal
Ubayy ibn Kab Umayr ibn Sad al-Ansari Umayr ibn Wahb
Umm Salamah Uqbah ibn Aamir Utbah ibn Ghazwan
Zayd al-Khayr Zayd ibn Thabit