Hazrat Umar Farooq (RA), Second Caliph of Islam – Biography

Hazrat Umar Farooq RA the second Caliph of Islam

Hazrat Umar Farooq (RA) was born in 584 in Macca city of Saudi Arab. His father’s name was Khattab ibn Nufayl. He was one of the most powerful and influential persons in the Quraish tribe and strictly follower of his ancestors’ religion. He knew martial arts, war tactics, and moreover, he was a trader and a merchant as well. Hazrat Umar was initially an opponent of Islam and was a strong believer of his ancestors’ religion. Historians have narrated one of the famous story fo Hazrat Umar Farooq (RA) that,…