The Third Imam

Husayn (‘Alaihi-Salam)

Mother: Fatimah az-Zahra, the daughter of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.

Kunniyat: Abu ‘Abdillah.

Laqab: Al Sibt, Shahid-e-Karbala.

Birth: He was born in Madina in the month of Shaban in the year 4 A.H.

Martyrdom: He was martyred with his companions by the army of Yazid in the month of

Muharram 61 A.H. His tomb is in Karbala, a town of Iraq.