Umar

(c. 581-644) Muslim caliph (civic and religious leader of Islam) in 634-44, succeeding Abu Bakr. He laid the foundations of a regular, organized Muslim army, employing the brilliant Khalid ibn al-Walid to...
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Umar

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Umar

Umar is a Arabic boy name. The meaning of the name is `Blossoming` Where is it used? The name Umar is mainly used In Muslim.How do they say it elsewhere? Omar ( In Muslim) The name Umar doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Umar seems to be unique!
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Umar

Umar (OOmär') or Omar (ō'mär) , c.581–644, 2d caliph (see caliphate). At first hostile to Islam, he was converted by 618, becoming an adviser to Muhammad. He succeeded Abu Bakr as caliph without opposition in 634. In his reign Islam became an imperial power. The Muslim ...
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Umar

Muslim caliph (civic and religious leader of Islam) in 634–44, succeeding Abu Bakr. He laid the foundations of a regular, organized Muslim army, employing the brilliant Khalid ibn al-Walid to lead his armies in battle, and conquered Syria, Palestine, Egypt, and Persia. He was murdered by a Persian slave. The Mosque of Omar in Jerusalem is ...
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Umar

Umar, also spelled Omar (t=`Umar ibn Al-Khattāb, Umar Son of Al-Khattab, born 579 CE{spaced ndash}died 3 November 644 CE), was one of the most powerful and influential Muslim caliphs (guardians) in history. He was a Sahabah or companion of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. He succeeded Abu Bakr (632–634) as the second Rashid of the Rashidun Calipha...
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