Al-Harith ibn Abdul-Muttalib


Ḥārith ibn Abdul-Muṭṭalib (Arabic: حارث بن عبد المطلب‎) was the eldest paternal uncle of Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ).

Death of His Youngest Brother

Al-Harith was sent by his father, Abdul-Muttalib ibn Hashim from Makkah to Madinah to aid his youngest brother Abdullah ibn Abdul-Muttalib who had fallen ill. Al-Harith unfortunately returned with the grave news of Abdullah’s death.[1]



  1. Jump up↑ Muhammad Man and Prophet, A Complete Study of the Life of the Prophet of Islam by Adil Salahi pg.18