Khalid ibn Sa'id

Khālid ibn Saʿīd ibn al-ʿAs al-Umawī (Arabic: خالد بن سعيد بن الأوس الأموي‎; d. 634 CE), was a companion to the Islamic prophet Muhammad and a general under the Rashidun Caliphate.[1]

Khalid ibn Sa'id
خالد بن سعيد
Died634 CE
Other namesibn Sa'id
Known forSahabi (Companion) of Muhammad
Military service
AllegianceRashidun Caliphate
Battles/warsBattle of Marj al-Saffar (634)
  • Sa'id (father)

He was one of the members of Banu Umayya of Quraysh.[1] Khalid converted to Islam before 613 CE along with his brother Amr.[2] And he migrated to Abyssinia along with his wife Hamaniya,[2] where he acted as Umm Habiba's wali when she married Muhammad while she was in Abyssinia.[3] He was one of the prominent Muhajirun companions, who rejected the allegiance at the Saqifa.[4]

In 633 CE he was appointed commander of Syrian campaign by Abu Bakr.[5] In 634 CE he was married to Umm Hakim on the evening preceding battle of Marj al-Saffar, he was killed in the battle.[6]


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  3. ^ Islamkotob. Companions of the Prophet - IslamKotob - Google Books. Retrieved 2014-01-18.
  4. ^ Seventh Session, Part 2
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  6. ^ Balādhurī, Aḥmad ibn Yaḥyá (2002). The Origins of the Islamic State: Being a Translation from the Arabic ... - Abu Al-Abbas Ahmad Bin Jab Al-Baladhuri, Aḥmad ibn Yaḥyá Balādhurī - Google Books. ISBN 9781931956635. Retrieved 2014-01-18. Missing |author1= (help)