Mother’s name: Umm Ayman Barakah (Radiyallahu Anha). This noble lady was the caregiver of Rasulullah (ﷺ) and was the freed slave of his father Abdullah ibn Abdil Muttalib.
Hazrat Usamah (Radiyallahu Anhu) is the freed slave of Rasulullah (ﷺ) and the son of the freed slave of Rasulullah (ﷺ). He was also the beloved of Rasulullah (ﷺ) and son of the beloved of Rasulullah (ﷺ).
Rasulullah (ﷺ) married him to Hazrat Fatimah bint Qays (Radiyallahu Anha) after she was divorced. He was 15 years old at the time. Hazrat Fatimah (Radiyallahu Anha) says that after this the women of Madeenah Munawwarah were ‘envious’ of her.
Rasulullah (ﷺ) had appointed him as the Ameer (leader) over an army which contained Hazrat Abu Bakr and Hazrat Umar (Radiyallahu Anhuma). He was only 17 years old at this time. However, this army did not proceed because Rasulullah (ﷺ) took ill at that time.
According to most scholars he passed away in 54 A.H. Some say he passed away in Madeenah Munawwarah and some say he passed away in Wadil Qura.
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