Abbas Ibn Ali (R.A) was the son of Ali and the step-brother of Hassan (R.A) and Hussain (R.A), who are the grandchildren of Prophet Muhammad PBUH.
Here are the 13 facts about him that sums up his life.
1. He was born on 4th of Shaban 26 AH.
2. He was the Son of Ali Ibn Abi Talib (RA) and Fatima bint Hizam (RA), who was also known as the Umm ul–Banin – “Mother of the Sons”
3. He was the Step-Brother of Hassan (RA) and Hussain (RA).
4. He had Three Brothers;
- Abdullah ibn Ali
- Jafar ibn Ali
- Usman ibn Ali