Abu Talib b. Abd al-Muttalib

Imran ibn ‘Abd al-Muṭṭalib, (عمران بن عبد المطلب‎), Better known as Abu Talib (ابو طالب‎) or ‘Abd Manāf (عَبْد مَنَاف‎ c. 535 – c. 619), was the leader of Banu Hashim, a clan of the Qurayshi tribe of Mecca in the Hejazi region of the Arabian Peninsula. He was an uncle of the Islamic Nabī (Prophet) Muhammad, and father of Ali b. Abi Talib, the first Shi'ite Imam. After the death of his father Abd al-Muttalib ibn Hashim ibn Abd Manaf, he inherited this position, and the offices of Siqaya and Rifada.

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