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Abu Bakr


  1. Abu Bakr: Abdullah ibn Abi Qhuhafah, c. 573 CE – 23 August 634 CE, popularly known by his nickname Abu Bakr was a senior companion and the father-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. He ruled over the Rashidun Caliphate from 632 to 634 CE, when he became the first Muslim Caliph following Muhammad's death. As Caliph, Abu Bakr succeeded to the political and administrative functions previously exercised by Muhammad. He was called Al-Siddiq and was known by that title among later generations of Muslims.
  2. Abu Bakr, also known as Abubakari I or Manding Bory, was the fifth Mansa of the Mali Empire, reigning from 1275 to 1285.
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  3. Abu Bakr is a Swedish IS fighter.

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Abu Bakr is a fictional character from the 2014 film Fishing Without Nets.


"Abu Bakr" is a book by Atta Mohy-ud-Din.


Abu Bakr Other transliterations include Abu Bakar, Abubakar or Abu Bekr. Abu Bakr was one of the companions or sahaba of the Prophet Muhammad and the first Caliph of Islam. His real name was Abdullah or Abul-Kaaba and Abu Bakr was his kunya. In his childhood, he was very fond of the camels and for this he earned the nickname Abu Bakr meaning "Father of the foul of the camel".

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Google previewEncyclopaedia of Islam (2013)

by Ian Richard Netton

ABU BAKR AL-SIDDIQ Muhammad throughout the most difficult period of the Prophet's mission in Mecca, believing him to be the divinely appointed Messenger of God. When others, especially the unbelieving Quraysh, were sceptical about ...

Google previewDictionary of African Biography (2012)

by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Professor Emmanuel Akyeampong, Mr. Steven J. Niven

ABU BAKR AL-MALIKI mid-eleventh century. Many of the biographical sketches al-Maliki included in the Riyad are remarkably detailed, and they have allowed modern observers to reconstruct the social and intellectual history of Islamic ...

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HE Dr Abu Bakr al-Qirbi

HE Dr Abu Bakr al-Qirbi, Foreign Minister, Republic of Yemen

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Do not look down upon any Muslim, for even the most inferior believer is great in the eyes of God. (Abu Bakr)
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