List of 10 famous Sahabah of prophet Muhammad

Let me share with you, a list of 10 famous Sahabah of the prophet Muhammad.

Sahabi’s Name Reason for Popularity Famous due to
Abu Bakr Closest companion of Prophet Muhammad

first Caliph after death of Prophet

1.      leadership skills.

2.      Piety

3.      Generosity


Umar ibn al-Khattab Second Caliph of Islam 1.      justice

2.      administrative reforms

3.      contributions to Islamic scholarship.

Uthman ibn Affan Third Caliph of Islam 1.      generosity

2.      contributions to the spread of Islam

Ali ibn Abi Talib Fourth Caliph of Islam, cousin and son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad 1.      Knowledge

2.      Piety

3.      bravery in battle.

Talha ibn Ubaydullah One of the ten Sahaba promised paradise 1.      bravery in battles

2.      his piety

3.      his support of Uthman ibn Affan.

Zubayr ibn al-Awwam One of the ten Sahaba promised paradise, 1.      courage in battle

2.      his close relationship with Prophet Muhammad

3.      piety.

Abu Hurairah One of the most prolific narrators of hadith 1.      his memory

2.      his knowledge of Islamic law

3.      close relationship with Prophet Muhammad

Bilal ibn Rabah Early convert to Islam 1.      powerful voice

2.      role in the early Islamic community as the first mu’azzin (caller to prayer)

Salman al-Farsi Persian convert to Islam 1.      Knowledge

2.      role in the Battle of Khandaq

3.      contributions to Islamic scholarship

Umm Salama One of Prophet Muhammad’s wives 1.      contributions to Islamic scholarship

2.      role in mediating the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah

3.      Wisdom