Bio: `Abd Allah b. Ja`far b. Abi Talib

`Abd Allah b. Ja`far b. Abi Talib “al-Tayyar”

(d. ~ 100 H.)
radiya Allah anhu


He is the son of Sayyiduna Ja`far b. Abi Talib, and the newphew of Sayyiduna `Ali ibn Abi Talib, as well as his son-in-law: he married Sayyida Zainab bint Ali b. Abi Talib. When sayyiduna`Ali established his caliphate in Kufa, he and his family went to join him there. Sayyida Zainab bore him four boys named `Ali, Mohammad (martyred on the lands of Karbala), `Aun (martyred on the lands of Kerbala) and `Abbas, and two girls.

He has a maqam in Bab al-Saghir by the side of Sayyidina Bilal




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