What is Ali?

  • (noun): The fourth caliph of Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites; he was a cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; after his assination Islam was divided into Shiite and Sunnite sects.
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Imran Series - Ali Imran
... Ali Imran is a pivotal character in Imran Series ... As Imran—Ali Imran—he acts as an opportunist who can turn either a police informer or a blackmailer as the situation demands ...
Rampur, Uttar Pradesh - History
... After his death his son Muhammad Ali Khan took over, but he was killed by the Rohilla leaders after 24 days, and Ghulam Muhammad Khan, the brother of the deceased, was proclaimed ... The Governor-General made Ahmad Ali Khan, son of the late Muhammad Ali Khan, the new Nawab ... His son Muhammad Yusuf Ali Khan took over after his death ...
Imran Series - Plagiarism
... and produced third class copies of his work, distorting the character of not only Ali Imran, but also of Colonel Faridi and Captain Hameed ... Nasir Javed, Zaheer Ahmed, Irshad Alaser Jaferi, Syed Ali Hassan Gillani, and Ali Nawazish ... the key characteristics of many characters, including Ali Imran ...
Ram Janmabhoomi - Archaeology of The Site - Shykh Muhammad Azamat Ali Kakorawi Nami
... Shykh Muhammad Azamat Ali Kakorawi Nami (1811–1893) wrote ‘According to old records, it has been a rule with the Muslim rulers from the first to ... Zak Kakorawi, in his publication of the work of Shykh Azamat Ali Kakorawi Nami, also includes an excerpt written by Mirza Rajab Ali Beg Surur ... Mirza Rajab Ali Beg Surur (1787–1867) wrote in Fasanah-i Ibrat that ‘a great mosque was built on the spot where Sita ki Rasoi is situated ...
Fat′h-Ali Shah Qajar - Offspring
... His first son, Mohammad Ali Mirza Dowlatsh, was seven months older than his brother Abbas Mirza (Fat'h Ali Shah's Crown Prince), but on account of his mother, Ziba Chehreh Khanoum ... Sons Mohammad Ali Mirza (1788–1821) Mohammad Qoli Mirza (1788–1874) Mohammad Vali Mirza (1789–1869) Abbas Mirza (1789–1833) Kiomarth Mirza "Il-Khani" Hossein Ali Mirza (1789–1835) Hassan ...

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    That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came, he saw, and if he didn’t entirely conquer—he came as close as anybody we are likely to see in the lifetime of this doomed generation.
    Hunter S. Thompson (b. 1939)