Abu Ubayda ibn al-Jarrah

(d. 639)

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(d. 639)

Companion of the Prophet and one of the ten to whom paradise was promised by him. Played an important role in the election of Abu Bakr as Muhammad's successor, and later led military campaigns in Syria. Said to have been caliph Umar ibn al-Khattab's choice as his successor, but predeceased him.

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