Abu-bekr



a.d. 573–634, Muhammad’s father-in-law and successor: first caliph of Mecca 632–634.
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Ayesha (a-yesh’a), daughter of abu-bekr and favourite wife of Mahomet, though she bore him no child, born in 610 or 611.
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His own death, which was that of a warrior, left abu-bekr in possession of an undivided sovereignty.
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abu-bekr proved himself quite equal to the difficulties of the situation.
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The splendid success of his pioneer induced abu-bekr to support the war in this quarter with vigor.
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He repaired immediately to the house of abu-bekr, and they arranged for instant flight.
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Some of the disciples took turns to hold a canopy of palm leaves over his head, and by his side rode abu-bekr.
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abu-bekr was chosen caliph, or khalif (signifying successor) to Mahomet, but died after a reign of two years.
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noun
573–634 ad, companion and father-in-law of Mohammed; the first caliph of Islam

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