A Muslim soldier is a Muslim who has engaged in war, or is trained in the art of war. Some of the more contemporary belong to state or national military forces and are more accurately described as soldiers. Some of the older entries may be more accurately be described as warriors. Entries in this chronological list are accompanied by dates of birth and death, branch of Islam, country of birth, field of study, campaigns fought in, and a short biographical description. This list includes notable conquerors, generals, and admirals from early Islamic history to the 20th century.

600 s

·         Khalid ibn al-Walid, (592-642), also known as the “Drawn Sword of God”. He led the armies that conquered Palestine and Syria with a limited number of troops. He led incursions into the Byzantine and Persian empires and won. He never lost a battle, his courage and skill still inspire people to this day.
·         ‘Amru ibn al-‘As, (592-664), known as a shrewd politician and general who is most noted for leading the Muslim conquest of Egypt in 640.
·         Musa bin Nusair, (640-716), an Umayyad governor and general in North Africa.
·         Al-Hajjaj bin Yousef, (661-714), Umayyad administrator of Iraq.
·         Muhammad bin Qasim, (695-715). An early Arab General who captured Sindh in Pakistan.
·         Nusaybah bint Ka’ab Al-Maziniyyah. Female fighter who fought at the Battle of Uhud with the army of Muhammad after converting to Islam.

700 s

·         Tariq ibn Ziyad, (d. 720). An Umayyad Amazigh general, who swept Hispania with Muslim army.
·         Abdul Rahman Al-Ghafiqi (Founder of Muslim Dynasty in Spain).
·         Zaid ibn Ali – Arab, fought the Banu Umayyad.
·         Muhammad ibn Qasim captured Sind and Multan in Pakistan.

900 s

·         Mahmud of Ghazni, (971-1030). Ruler of Ghazni.
·         Jawhar as-Siqilli, commander of Fatimid forces. Founded Cairo and built Al-Azhar Mosque.

Lastly, as we all know, warriors in Islam plays an important part in increasing the power in youth once upon a time. We should appreciate their sacrifice.

" Aplikasi Ilmu Menyumbang Integriti Ummah "

Siti Humairah binti Zaharul,
Assistant Of Nadi Ukkaz,
Bureau Of Academic,
BKASM session 2014/2015


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