Fatima bt. Asad (a)
- This article is about the mother of Imam 'Ali (a). For other people named Fatima, see Fatima (disambiguation).
Fāṭima bt. Asad b. Hāshim b. ʿAbd Manāf (Arabic: فاطمة بنت أسد بن هاشم بن عبدمناف) (b. 55 BH/569-70 – d. 4 AH/626) was the mother of Imam 'Ali (a) and the wife of Abu Talib. Fatima bt. Asad was the eleventh person, and the second woman, to have converted to Islam. There are narrations from the Prophet (s) about her that show the great position of Fatima bt. Asad. Her grave is in al-Baqi' Cemetery.
|Fatima bt. Asad|
Mother of Imam Ali (a)
|Well-known Relatives||Imam Ali (a) (son), Abu Talib (husband)|
|Birth||55 before Hijra/569-70|
|Place of Birth||Mecca|
|Place of Residence||Mecca|
|Burial Place||Al-Baqi' Cemetery, Medina|
|Known for||Mother of Imam Ali (a); the second female Muslim|