Ahmad ibn Abi al-Ash’ath

Died on 704

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad ibn al-Ashʿath;

(Arabic: عبد الرحمن بن محمد بن الأشعث‎), commonly known as Ibn al-Ashʿath after his grandfather was son of the nephew of the first Rashidun Caliph Abu Bakr, Muhammad ibn al-Ashath. He was a distinguished Arab nobleman and general under the early Umayyad Caliphate, most notable for leading a failed rebellion against the Umayyad viceroy of the east, al-Hajjaj ibn Yusuf, in 700–703.



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