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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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 build mosques ... 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, non-Qajar ... 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 ...

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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)