Marwan ibn Hakam al-Umayyah I

Marwan ibn Hakam al-Umayyah I (abt. 0623 - abt. 0685)

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Biography

623 Birth and Parents

Marwān ibn al-Ḥakam ibn Abiʾl-ʿAs ibn Umayya was born in the period 623-626 and lived till April or May of the year 685. He was the son of Al-Hakam ibn Abi al-'As.[1]

Companion

Marwan had known the Islamic prophet Muhammad and is thus considered a sahaba (companion). [1]

684 Reign

Commonly known as Marwan I and founder of the Marwanid ruling house, he was the fourth caliph of the Umayyad Caliphate. While he himself ruled less than a year in 684–685, the Marwanid ruling house, which remained in power until 750. [1]

Children

He had perhaps 8 children, one of whom married Musa ibn Nuseir Musa. [1]

Research Notes

Research Notes, 18 Aug 2019

These R Notes replace the R Notes of 13 Aug 2019.

Marwan ibn al-Ḥakam ibn Abi al-ʿAs ibn Umayya (abt 623-685) was the fourth caliph of the Umayyad dynasty (reigned 684–685) [2] and the first of the Marwanid caliphs [3] He was popularly known as Marwan I. He had known the Islamic prophet Muhammad and is thus considered a companion, and served as the secretary and right-hand man of his kinsman, the Caliph, Uthman Affan al-Umayyah. [2]

He had numerous wives, a concubine and at least 16 children. His first wife, the mother of his successor, Abd al-Malik, was A'isha bint Muʿawiya ibn al-Mughira, a daughter of his paternal first cousin Mu'awiya ibn al-Mughira. Marwan was considered to be "a military leader and statesman of great skill and decisiveness amply endowed with the qualities of ḥilm [levelheadedness] and shrewdness, which characterized other outstanding members of the Umayyad clan". [2]

Pending merges

These R Notes replace the R Notes from 13 Aug 2019.

Merge requests are being made for several people originally linked with one another in WT. Basically, there are 5 actions to be taken, the last three affect Marwan & A'isha mentioned in this profile:

  1. merge the three files for the wife Ruqayya bint Muhammed into one
  2. merge the two files for the husband Uthman ibn Affan into one
  3. remove the daughter Aisha from both (1) & (2)
  4. merge the two files for the daughter Aisha into one
  5. merge the two files for her husband Marwan into one

Specifics for Ibn Hakam al-Umayyah-1

P E N D I N G
  1. Adjust fields in Ibn Hakam al-Umayyah-1, birth date abt 0623, birth place (country), possibly Arabia DONE 18 AUG 2019
  2. Maintain wife, Bint Uthman al-Umayyah-1 (note that while Omeya-3 is currently being merged with Bint Uthman al-Umayyah-1, the LNAB & CLN need changing, and will be Bint Mu'awiya ibn al-Mughira-1) OK
  3. Maintain daughter, Bint Marwin al-Umayyah-1 OK
  4. Merge Omeya-2 into Ibn Hakam al-Umayyah-1, leaving Ibn Hakam al-Umayyah-1 INITIATED 18 AUG 2019, PENDING


Summary by figure (wife, husband, etc)

Profile MgrAtkinson-107John AtkinsonDay-1904Jack DayNizamani-1495Abdul-Rahim Nizamani
wifeBint_Muhammed-1Rukaiya ibn Affan al-Umayyah formerly bint MuhammedBint_Muhammed-2 Ruquya bint MuhammedHashimi-2Hazrat Ruqayya Hashimi aka Syeda, Hashemite
husbandIbn Affan al-Umayyah-1Uthman ibn Affan al-Umayyah IOmeya-4Otmán Ben Affan Omeyanonenone
daughterBint Uthman al-Umayyah-1Aisha bint Uthman al-UmayyahOmeya-3Aisha Omeyanonenone
daughter's husbandIbn Hakam al-Umayyah-1Marwan ibn Hakam al-Umayyah IOmeya-2Marwann I Omeyanonenone
othersnonenonenonenonesee entries under Hashimi-2: parents & siblings, should be carried over to the wife left after the merge

Note that the Profile Mgr of (the daughter) Bint Uthman al-Umayyah-1 is Jean Maunder (wiki-id not available).

Research Notes, 18 Aug 2019

Pending merges

These R Notes replace the R Notes from 13 Aug 2019.

Merge requests are being made for several people originally linked with one another in WT. Basically, there are 5 actions to be taken, the last three affect Marwan & A'isha mentioned in this profile:

  1. merge the three files for the wife Ruqayya bint Muhammed into one
  2. merge the two files for the husband Uthman ibn Affan into one
  3. remove the daughter Aisha from both (1) & (2)
  4. merge the two files for the daughter Aisha into one
  5. merge the two files for her husband Marwan into one

Specifics for Omeya-2

P E N D I N G
  1. Maintain father, Omeya-5 OK
  2. Maintain daughter, Omeya-1 OK
  3. Merge Omeya-2 into Ibn Hakam al-Umayyah-1, leaving Ibn Hakam al-Umayyah-1 INITIATED 18 AUG 2019, PENDING

Summary by figure (wife, husband, etc)

Profile MgrAtkinson-107John AtkinsonDay-1904Jack DayNizamani-1495Abdul-Rahim Nizamani
wifeBint_Muhammed-1Rukaiya ibn Affan al-Umayyah formerly bint MuhammedBint_Muhammed-2 Ruquya bint MuhammedHashimi-2Hazrat Ruqayya Hashimi aka Syeda, Hashemite
husbandIbn Affan al-Umayyah-1Uthman ibn Affan al-Umayyah IOmeya-4Otmán Ben Affan Omeyanonenone
daughterBint Uthman al-Umayyah-1Aisha bint Uthman al-UmayyahOmeya-3Aisha Omeyanonenone
daughter's husbandIbn Hakam al-Umayyah-1Marwan ibn Hakam al-Umayyah IOmeya-2Marwann I Omeyanonenone
othersnonenonenonenonesee entries under Hashimi-2: parents & siblings, should be carried over to the wife left after the merge

Note that the Profile Mgr of (the daughter) Bint Uthman al-Umayyah-1 is Jean Maunder (wiki-id not available).

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Wikipedia: Marwan I Accessed 12/30/2018 jhd
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 _ WIKIPEDIA: "Marwan I", accessed 18 Aug 2019 (blss)
  3. _ Encyclopaedia Britannica: " Marwān I ibn al-Hakam UMAYYAD CALIPH", accessed 18 Aug 2019 (blss)

Acknowledgement

  • This person was created through the import of Acrossthepond.ged on 21 February 2011.





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Omeya-2 and Ibn Hakam al-Umayyah-1 appear to represent the same person because: Please see the Research Notes from 18 Aug 2019
posted by Bonnie Saunders
Please see the Research Notes added today (13 Aug 2019) for pending items for this profile, thanks!

18 Aug 2019: the R Notes added 13 Aug 2019 have been replaced by the R Notes from 18 Aug 2019

posted by Bonnie Saunders
Please see the Research Notes added today (13 Aug 2019) for pending items for this profile, thanks!

18 Aug 2019: the Research Notes added 13 Aug 2019 have been replaced by the R Notes posted 18 Aug 2019

posted by Bonnie Saunders
"Fourth caliph of the Umayyad Caliphate" (wikipedia).

My 42nd great-grandfather through King Robert I "The Bruce" of Scotland.

Marwan is 37 degrees from Donald Howard, 31 degrees from Julia Howe and 24 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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