‘Abd ar-Rahman (name)


‘Abd ar-Rahman (name)

‘Abd ar-Rahman (Arabic: عبدالرحمن, Persian, Pashto script: عبدالرحمان) is a theophoric Arabic name that means "servant of the Most Merciful", al-Rahman being one of the 99 names of God. The name is also transliterated as Abdul Rahman, Abd-al-Rahman, Abdul-Rahman, Abd al-Rahman, Abdelrahman, Abdurrahman and others.

People

Notable people named "‘Abd ar-Rahman" include:
* Abd-al-Rahman ibn Muljam - Assassin of Ali
* Abdurrahman Wahid (born 1940) - Fourth president of Indonesia
* Abdul Rahman Al Ghafiqi (? – 732), Arab leader in the Battle of Tours
* Abd ar-Rahman I (731 - 788) - Founding dynastic prince of Spain under the Moors
* Abd ar-Rahman II (788 - 852) - Emir of Cordoba
* Abd-ar-Rahman III (889 - 961) - Emir and Caliph of Cordoba
* Abd ar-Rahman IV (? - 1017) - Caliph of Cordoba in the Umayyad dynasty in Spain
* Abd ar-Rahman V (? - 1024) - Proclaimed Caliph in 1023, and murdered in 1024 by a mob
* Abd Al-Rahman Al Sufi (903 - 986), Persian astronomer
* Abd ar-Rahmân I (Zyanid Dynasty) R. (1318 - 1337)
* Abd ar-Rahmân II (Zyanid Dynasty) R. (1389 - 1394)
* Abdulrahman Ibrahim Ibn Sori, former prince from West Africa who was made a slave in the United States
* Moulay Abd ar-Rahman (? - 1859), Sultan of Morocco
* Abdur Rahman Khan (1844-1901) Emir of Afghanistan
* Abdul Rahman bin Faisal (1850 - 1928), last ruler of the Second Saudi State
* Abdul Rahman Hassan Azzam (1893 - 1976), first secretary-general of the Arab League
* Tunku Abdul Rahman (1903 - 1990), Prime Minister of Malaysia
* Abdul Rahman Ya'kub (born 1928), former Chief Minister of Sarawak
* Abdul Rahman al-Iryani (1908 - 1998), President of Yemen
* Abdul Rahman Arif (born 1916), President of Iraq
* Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais (born 1961), leading imam of Grand Mosque in Mecca
* Abdul Rahman (Afghan minister) (? - 2002)
* Abdul Rahman Munif (1933 - 2004), novelist
* Abdul Rahman Yasin (born 1960), terrorist wanted in connection with the 1993 World Trade Center bombing
* Abdul Rahman (convert) (born 1965), Afghani Christian who faced the death penalty in 2006 for converting from Islam; see Abdul Rahman conversion controversy
* Saeed al-Ghamdi (?-2001) used the alias "Abdul Rahman" when contacting Al-Qaeda
* Abd Al-Rahman Abnudi
* Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti (1756-1825), Egyptian scholar.
* Abdul al-Rahman al-Rafai Egyptian historian.
* Abd al-Rahman ben Uqba
* ‘Abd ar-Rahman ibn Abi Bakr
* Abd-al-Rahman ibn Khalid
* Abd-al-Rahman ibn Awf
* Abd-al-Rahman ibn Zayd ibn Aslam
* Abd Rahman Limbong malay figure, (Malaysia)
* Abdul Rahman bin Ahmad Ridzuan born 1992, (Malaysia - Alam Shah)
* Abdul Rahman (GC), George Cross recipient
* Abdul Rahman (Guantanamo detainee 357)
* Abdul Ghappar Abdul Rahman, Guantanamo detainee 281

People with the patronymic "‘Abd ar-Rahman" include:
* Rauf Rashid Abd al-Rahman (born c. 1941), current chief judge of one of the trials of Saddam Hussein
* Omar Abdel-Rahman (born 1938), militant Islamist leader convicted in connection with the 1993 World Trade Center bombing
* Abd-al-Aziz ibn Abd-al-Rahman ibn Faisal Al-Sa'ud

See also

*Abdurahman
*Rahman (name)
*List of Arabic theophoric names


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