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Abbas

For the president of Palestine, see Mahmoud Abbas

Abbas (full name Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib) was an uncle of Muhammad. His descendants founded the Abbasid Dynasty. He was born in 566 and died in 652.[1]

References

  1. Nuttall Encyclopedia of General Knowledge, article on Abbas originally published in 1907 written by Reverend James Wood