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Asim ibn Umar (Born 7 AH, Died 70 AH.) is the son of Umm Kulthum bint Asim
Umm Kulthum bint Asim
Umm Kulthum Jamila bint Asim ibn Thabit was one of the wives of Umar, the second Sunni Caliph.Sources available to this article have not established if Asim ibn Thabit was her father, or if he just shared her fathers name and patronymic.-Biography:...

 and Umar
`Umar ibn al-Khattāb c. 2 November , was a leading companion and adviser to the Islamic prophet Muhammad who later became the second Muslim Caliph after Muhammad's death....

, the second Sunni Caliph
The Caliph is the head of state in a Caliphate, and the title for the ruler of the Islamic Ummah, an Islamic community ruled by the Shari'ah. It is a transcribed version of the Arabic word   which means "successor" or "representative"...


This article is not about Asim ibn Umar ibn Qatada ibn al-Nu`man al-Ansari's (d. 120 or 129).


Asim ibn Umar was one of the Tabi‘in
The Tābi‘ūn are the generation of Muslims who were born after the death of the Islamic prophet Muhammad but who were contemporaries of the Sahaba "Companions". As such, they played an important part in the development of Islamic thought and philosophy, and in the political development of the...

 and one of the narrators of hadith.


Among his children are
  • Hafs ibn Asim, who in Saheeh al-Bukhaaree alone relates eleven hadith.
  • Umar ibn Asim, had a daughter named Umm Miskin bint Umar. She had a freed slave named "Abu Malik"
  • Umm Asim bint Asim, the mother of Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, the ninth Caliph.