Aamir ibn Amr


Aamir ibn Amr was the father of Abu Bakr As-Siddeeq. His kunya was Abu Quhaafah. [1]


Acceptance of Islam

Abu Quhaafah embraced Islam on the day known as the Conquest of Makkah. He had become a very old man but this did not stop Abu Bakr from rushing his father to see the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ). [2]


  1. Jump up↑ Sahih al-Bukhari 3664, In-book reference: Book 62, Hadith 16
  2. Jump up↑ The Biography of Abu Bakr As-Siddeeq by Dr. ‘Ali Muhammad as-Sallābi, Ch. 1, p. 33