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Venerated in  Islam
Died  656 AD, Basra, Iraq
Influenced by  Muhammad
Name  Talha bin Obaidullah
Influences  Muhammad

Children  Um Ishaq bint Talha bin Ubaidallah
Parents  Obaidullah bin Osman bin Amr bin Ka'b, Al Sa'ba bint Al Hadrami bin Abda
Grandchildren  Sakinah (Fatima al-Kubra) bint Husayn, Talha ibn Hasan, Hussein ibn Hasan
Similar People  Zubayr ibn al‑Awam, 'Amr ibn al‑'As, Abd Allah ibn Abbas, Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr, Abd Allah ibn al‑Zubayr

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Talhah ibn Ubaydullah (Arabic: طلحة بن عبيدالله‎‎) (594-656) was a companion of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Mostly known for being of the Ten Promised Paradise. Best known for his roles in the Battle of Uhud and the Battle of the Camel, in which he died, he was given the title "The Generous" by Muhammad..


Talha ibn Ubaydullah: The Generous, The Martyr | Mufti Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf

Early life

Talhah was born c.594, the son of Ubaydallah ibn Uthman of the Taym clan of the Quraysh tribe in Mecca. His mother, al-Saaba bint Abdullah, was from the Hadram tribe.

He is described as a dark-skinned man with a lot of wavy hair, a handsome face and a narrow nose. He liked to wear saffron-dyed clothes and musk. He walked swiftly and, when nervous, he would toy with his ring, which was of gold and set with a ruby.

Talhah was a successful cloth-merchant who eventually left an estate estimated at 30 million dirhams.

Conversion to Islam

In 612 his kinsman Abu Bakr took him to visit Muhammad, and Talhah became a Muslim. He was said to have been one of the first eight converts.

During the persecution of the Muslims in 614-616, Nawfal ibn Khuwaylid tied Talhah to Abu Bakr and left them roped together. Nobody from the Taym clan came to help. Thereafter they were known as "the Two Tied Together".

Emigration to Medina

In September 622 Talhah was bringing a caravan home from Syria when he met Muhammad and Abu Bakr at al-Kharrar. They had escaped from Mecca and were emigrating to Medina. Talhah gave them some Syrian garments and mentioned that the Muslim community in Medina had said that their Prophet was slow to arrive. As Muhammad and Abu Bakr continued to Medina, Talhah returned to Mecca to put his affairs in order. Soon afterwards, he accompanied Abu Bakr's family to Medina, where he settled.

At first he lodged with As'ad ibn Zurarah, but later Muhammad gave him a block of land on which he built his own house. He was made the brother in Islam of Sa'id ibn Zayd. Talhah and Sa'id missed fighting at the Battle of Badr because Muhammad sent them as scouts to locate Abu Sufyan's caravan. However, both were awarded shares of the plunder, as if they had been present.

Talhah distinguished himself at the Battle of Uhud by keeping close to Muhammad while most of the Muslim army fled. He protected Muhammad's face from an arrow by taking the shot in his own hand, as a result of which two of his fingers were paralysed. He was also hit twice in the head, and it was said that he suffered a total of 75 wounds in the battle.

Talhah also fought at the Battle of the Ditch "and all the battles with Allah's Messenger".

Ridda Wars

In the third week of July 632, Medina faced an imminent invasion by the apostate forces of Tulayha, a self-proclaimed prophet. Abu Bakr scraped together an army mainly from the Hashim clan (Muhammad's), appointing Talhah, Ali ibn Abi Talib and Zubayr ibn al-Awam as Commanders of one-third of the newly organised force each. However, they did not face any combat scenaria during the Ridda Wars.


Talhah had at least fifteen children by at least eight different women.

  1. Hamna bint Jahsh of the Asad tribe, whom he married in 625.
    1. Muhammad al-Sajjad, who was also killed at the Battle of the Camel.
    2. Imran.
  2. Khawla bint al-Qaaqaa of the Tamim tribe.
    1. Musa.
  3. Umm Kulthum bint Abi Bakr.
    1. Zakariya.
    2. Yusuf, who died in childhood.
    3. Aisha.
  4. Suda bint Aqf of the Murra clan.
    1. Isa.
    2. Yahya.
  5. al-Jarba bint Qasama (Umm al-Harith) of the Tayy tribe.
    1. Umm Ishaq, married first to Hasan ibn Ali and later to his brother Husayn.
  6. A Concubine.
    1. al-Saaba.
  7. Another Concubine.
    1. Maryam.
  8. al-Faraa bint Ali, a war-captive from the Taghlib tribe.
    1. Salih.

Other Children

  1. Yaaqub "the Generous", who was killed at the Battle of al-Harrah.
  2. Ismail.
  3. Ishaq.

Battle of the Camel and Death

The Battle of the Camel was fought between Ali on one side and Aisha, Talhah and Zubayr on the other on 10 December 656. During the battle, Marwan ibn al-Hakam, who was fighting on the same side, accidentally shot Talhah in the thigh. Marwan commented, "After this I will never again seek a killer of Uthman." Talhah hugged his horse and galloped off the battle-field. He lay down using a stone as a pillow, while the auxiliaries tried to staunch the blood-flow. Whenever they stopped pressing, the bleeding resumed. In the end Talhah said, "Stop it. This is an arrow sent by God." He died of this injury, aged 64.

Muhammad, in a hadith named Talhah among the Ten Promised Paradise (Arabic: العشرة المبشرون بالجنة; al-`Ashara al-Mubasharūn bi-l-Janna).


Talhah Wikipedia