Hasan


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Hasan

(häsän`), c.625–c.669; son of AliAli
(Ali ibn Abu Talib), 598?–661, 4th caliph (656–61). The debate over his right to the caliphate caused a major split in Islam into Sunni and Shiite branches, and he is regarded by the Shiites as the first Imam, or leader: Shiite derives from the phrase
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 and FatimaFatima
, 616?–633?, daughter of Muhammad by his first wife, Khadija. Fatima was the wife of Ali, the mother of Hasan and Husein, and reputedly the ancestress of the Fatimids. She is revered by all branches of the Islamic faith and is the subject of many mysteries and legends.
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 (daughter of Muhammad the Prophet). When Ali was killed in 661, Hasan became caliph, but he was not strong enough to withstand the threat of arms of the Umayyads and under pressure abdicated in favor of MuawiyaMuawiya
, d. 680, 1st Umayyad caliph (661–80), one of the greatest Muslim statesmen; son of Abu Sufyan, a Koreish tribesman of Mecca. He submitted to Islam the year of the surrender of Mecca and became Muhammad's secretary.
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. He retired to Medina and died, reputedly of poison. His more active brother, HuseinHusein
or Husayn
, c.626–680, Muslim leader, second son of Ali and Fatima (daughter of Muhammad). With the assassination of his father in 661 and the acquiescence of his brother Hasan, the caliphate passed out of the Alid family, although many continued to
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, took up the family cause. The Shiites believe that Hasan was murdered by the Umayyads and venerate him as a martyr.
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During his time at Sorbonne, Hasan was one of the founders as well as the vice president of the University Student Council, and also acted as a university ambassador.
Hasan, a graduate of Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (PSUAD), holds a bachelor's degree in international business and languages, which he completed after being awarded the Distinguished Students Scholarship from the UAE Ministry of Presidential Affairs.
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