The Last to Pass away from the Blessed Generations

Islam Reigns

The best generations are that of the Sahaba, the Tabi’un and the Tabi’ Tabi’in.

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported that the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “The best people are those of my generation, then those who come after them, then those who come after them.” [Al-Bukhari 6065 and Muslim 2533]

The last Sahaba to left this abode was Abu at-Tufayl ‘Aamir ibn Waathila al-Laythi (radiyallahu ‘anhu). He passed away in Makkah in the year 110 H. He was at that time 107 years old.

The last Tabi’un to pass away was Khalaf ibn Khalifa al-Kufi al-Mua’mmar (rahimahullah). He passed away in Baghdad in the year 181 H. His age was above 100. He saw the Sahaba ‘Amr ibn Hurayth (radiyallahu ‘anhu) when he was 7 years old.

The last to leave this world among the Atba’ at-Tabi’in was Al-Hasan ibn ‘Arafah al-‘Abdi al-Baghdadi (rahimahullah). His demise was in Samarra…

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