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Qasim ibn Hasan

Early Muslim martyr

Al-Qasim ibn Hasan(Arabicالقاسم بن الحسن( Sha'aban 7, 47 AH /September 19, 668 CE – Muharram 10, 61 AH /October 10, 680 CE), was the son of the Imām, Hasan ibn Ali from his wife Umm Farwa, and grandson of Ali ibn Abi Talib and Fatimah. He took part in the battle of Karbala, in which he was killed.

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  • A notable quotation is when Qasim asked his Uncle Hussain, if his name would be amongst the names of those who would be blessed with martyrdom in the battle for Islam at Karbala. His Uncle replied asking, "How do you find death Qasim? Qasim replied, Oh my Uncle; I do not fear death. Death for Islam will be sweeter for me than honey.
    • The Journey of Tears, by Mullah Bashir Hassanali Rahim p.39

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