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Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah
Amin ul Ummah
(The Custodian of Ummah)
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Governor of the Levant
In office
Monarch Umar Ibn al-Khattab
Preceded by Office established
Succeeded by Muawiyah I
Commander-in-chief of the
Rashidun Army
In office
Appointed by Umar Ibn al-Khattab
Monarch Umar Ibn al-Khattab
Preceded by Khalid Ibn Walid
Personal details
Born 583
Died 639(639-00-00) (aged 55–56) / 18 AH
Jordan Valley (Middle East)
  • Hind bint Jabar
  • Warja
  • Yazid
  • Ubaidah
  • Umair
Parent 'Abdullah ibn al-Jarrah (father)
Military service
Allegiance Rashidun Caliphate
Branch/service Rashidun army
Years of service 632–639
Rank Field Commander (632–634)
Commander-in-chief (634–639)
Battles/wars Muslim-Quraysh Wars
Rashidun conquest of Levant
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Shrine of Abu Ubayda in Deir Alla in Jordan

Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah, fully Abū ‘Ubaydah ‘Āmir ibn ‘Abdillāh ibn al-Jarāḥ (Arabic: أبو عبيدة عامر بن عبدالله بن الجراح‎; 583–639 CE), was one of the Companions of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Mostly known for being one of the "Ten Promised Paradise". He remained commander of a large section of the Rashidun Army during the time of the Rashid Caliph Umar and was on the list of Umar's appointed successors to the Caliphate.

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