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Imam al-Husayn b. 'Ali (a)

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Al-Ḥusayn b. ʿAlī b. Abī Ṭālib (a) (Arabic: الحسين بن علي بن أبي طالب) (b. Sha'ban 3, 4/January 8, 626 – d. Muharram 10, 61/October 10, 680) also known as Abu 'Abd Allah and Sayyid al-Shuhada', was the third Imam of the Shi'a who was martyred in the Battle of Karbala after 10 years of Imamate. He was the second son of Imam 'Ali (a) and Lady Fatima (a), and the grandson of the Prophet (s).

Al-Husayn b. 'Ali
3rd Imam of the Shia
al-Shahid
Zarih Imam al-Husayn.jpg
Darih of Imam al-Husayn (a)
Teknonym Abu 'Abd Allah
Born Sha'ban 3, 4/January 8, 626
Birthplace Medina
Imamate From Safar 28, 50/March 27, 670(for 10 years)
Contemporary Rulers Mu'awiya, Yazid
Martyrdom